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3 hrs ago | Newsday
While Mayor Bill de Blasio was in Rome this week -- trying to persuade Pope Francis to bring his message of income equality to New York -- all hell broke loose when someone planted white flags atop the twin pillars of the Brooklyn Bridge.
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7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
New York City Police officers stand at the base of a white flag flying atop the west tower of New York's Brooklyn Bridge, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.
7 hrs ago | News12.com
Community leaders are outraged after learning several Muslims said they were harassed by a group of young men in a car outside the Islamic Society of Bay Ridge Sunday morning as they were on their way to worship.
11 hrs ago | The News Tribune
"The Source 360" at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, is being billed as the place "where hipsters meet hip-hop," but will expand to include fashion, fitness, tech and more.
11 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper
Half mast: Police closed the bridge to pedestrians around 11:30 am as police officers scaled the span's cables and pulled down the unauthorized flags.
11 hrs ago | Long Island Business News
The white flags - international symbols of surrender - fluttered Tuesday from poles on the stone supports that hold cables above the bridge connecting Brooklyn and Manhattan.
15 hrs ago | Canada.com
17 hrs ago | News12.com
A security guard employed by a Brooklyn-based company is dead after being shot while on the job in Westchester County.
18 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York
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.
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