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A security guard employed by a Brooklyn-based company is dead after being shot while on the job in Westchester County.
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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio discuss the investigation into the death of Eric Garner while in police custody.
From the scanner -- an hour of mayhem, mostly petty, some sad: * At roughly 1 a.m. in Brooklyn, police were were called to round up 4 male blacks in a hallway smoking marijuana at 1284 St. Johns Place.
All babies should receive the hepatitis B vaccination as soon as they're born, federal officials say - but advocates say at some of the city's top hospitals hardly any newborns get the vaccine, putting them at risk of developing the disease.
Police investigate the scene on Boylston Street where a human head was found in the yard of a Hempstead village home on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
On Monday a judge sentenced the Dumbo bar owner who bilked dozens of couples out of more than $1 million in wedding money to 3 years and 4 months to 10 years in prison for tax fraud - the exact amount prosecutors had sought - moments after he apologized for the first time.
At a recent barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y., a half-dozen guys who resist that particular cultural stereotype gathered together.
Only one block to the subway so maybe they'll get the people who commute to downtown Brooklyn as well as Manhattan.
The viewing for Eric Garner, the man who died in Tompkinsville during an arrest, will be Wednesday from 2 to 6:45 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Brooklyn.
With a veritable forest of residential towers either rising or recently opened in and around downtown Brooklyn, making any one of them stand out in the eyes of tenants can be tough.
A 33-year-old Brooklyn man was arrested and charged with drunken driving under Leandra's Law after being stopped by State Police on the Sagtikos Parkway late Saturday with three children in the car, police said Monday.
Brooklyn punks/folk rockers/jammers/whatever-ers The Men played a free hometown show earlier this month for Union Pool's Summer Thunder series and they've got more dates coming up, including another free summer show in Brooklyn.
BUT HERE'S THE CATCH... MOST OF IT... FIVE FLOORS TO BE EXACT...ARE BEING BUILT RIGHT HERE IN THE SUSQUEHANNA VALLEY.
Kareeal Akins still gets chills thinking about the long, frigid walk home that he and his then-pregnant wife were forced to make this past winter after the city seized his car.
On Saturday, September 20th, 2014, "International Fight Night" returns to Queens, New York as New Legend Boxing celebrates their 2nd Anniversary of bringing professional boxing to Resorts World Casino New York City.
Active-adult communities, assisted-living facilities, continuing-care retirement communities - that's just the tip of the jargon iceberg for places people 55 and over might spend their golden years.
NEW YORK: In a city piled high with ambitious architecture, a seven-floor structure off the beaten path boasts a distinction of its own: It's billed as the first multistory, modular-built apartment building to open in the nation's apartment capital.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:08 am
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