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32 min ago | New York Daily News
Brooklyn's Democratic Party boss is backing a lawmaker who's facing criminal charges for embezzling nearly half a million dollars from the sale of foreclosed homes.
1 hr ago | Streetsblog
Four out of 10 New York City voters age 50 and older consider motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians a serious problem, and one in four say traffic signals don't allow enough time to cross the street, according to a poll by AARP.
5 hrs ago | Free Williamsburg
Sure, Montana's Trail House feels a bit like a theme restaurant, but is it really "morally insidious?" Joshua David Stein over at the New York Observer thinks so.
9 hrs ago | News12.com
City Tech is holding the classes, which prepare people for the exam and interview, and run between 10 and 15 weeks long.
11 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper
A predatory pair punched a man in the face and grabbed his electronic tablet as he rode a Church Avenue-bound G train on July 15, according to the authorities.
Crawler: Literary Pub Crawl guide Marissa Levien stops for a swig and a study in front of the Brooklyn Inn, a bar that Jonathan Lethem used to frequent and is probably the basis for the Boerum Hill Inn, a setting in his book "Motherless Brooklyn."
Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.
Would daylighting the intersection of Rutherford Place and Bay 16th Street have prevented the crash that killed Margherita Nanfro? On this and other questions, the public is left to speculate, thanks to scant information available from NYPD.
On the heels of the NYPD being accused in a deadly chokehold case, a pregnant Brooklyn woman now claims she was placed in an illegal chokehold, too.
Nigel recently got hooked up by Sony Action Cam and it's no real surprise that the first video they put together is a Nigel shooting through the streets of Brooklyn.
The MTA is rolling out new bus and subway service to meet growing demand from Staten Island to The Bronx, officials announced this week.
Two students attend a technology class at Brooklyn Prospect Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 23, 2012.
A gun-toting man shot and critically injured a 41-year-old man in Brooklyn - and the horrific incident was caught on surveillance video, cops said.
Four of the spots have been empty since four elected officials moved to new positions on January 1, and a fifth office was vacated when William Boyland Jr. was sent to prison in March.
Merging cutting-edge flair with homegrown roots, Brooklyn's drinking scene is worth a trip across the river if you usually stick to Manhattan.
Two U.S. marshals and a New York City police detective were shot and injured Monday during a shootout in Manhattan while trying to capture a fugitive charged with child molestation, authorities said.
Thirty-year-old Dellando Campbell of Lemoore pleaded guilty to interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse Monday in federal court in Baltimore.
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