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'King of pot' Jimmy Cournoyer should get 30 years in jail, U.S. prosecutor says

The prosecution in the U.S. case against Jimmy Cournoyer has requested that he serve at least 30 years of a life sentence for shipping hundreds of kilos of Canadian-grown marijuana across the border.


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Guard for Brooklyn-based company, Nature's Finest Security, killed on the job in Mount Vernon

A security guard employed by a Brooklyn-based company is dead after being shot while on the job in Westchester County.


5 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

The Fallout from the Death of Eric Garner

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio discuss the investigation into the death of Eric Garner while in police custody.


9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Do Blacks Need Favors?

Earlier this month, the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act was celebrated.


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Minor Mayham at 1 a.m. in Brooklyn

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.


City's Top Hospitals Fail to Vaccinate Newborns Against Hep B, Study Shows

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.



Woman whose remains were found on LI was stabbed to death before she was dismembered, says source

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.

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The Brooklyn Paper

DUMBO: Hard time for Rebar owner

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.


New Hampshire Public Radio -

For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet

At a recent barbecue in Brooklyn, N.Y., a half-dozen guys who resist that particular cultural stereotype gathered together.



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Only one block to the subway so maybe they'll get the people who commute to downtown Brooklyn as well as Manhattan.


Viewing, funeral Wednesday for Eric Garner, Staten Island man who died during arrest

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.


Crain's New York Business

Brooklyn culture zone fuels biz growth

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.



Cops: Leandra's Law arrest after car stop on Sagtikos Parkway

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.



The Men playing shows, including Brooklyn Night Bazaar with Purling Hiss

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.


WGAL-TV Lancaster

Six-story Brooklyn school being built in Ephrata



TLC Wrongly Accused Hundreds of Being Illegal Cabbies in Past Year

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.


WNYC-AM New York

Old Cops Teach New Picks

As the police department tries to reassure New Yorkers about a recent spike in shootings, a new program pairs rookies with seasoned officers to heal police-community relations at the same time.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Sweet Science

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.


New York Post

10 things retirement communities won't tell you

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.


NY building shows how mod design stacks up as cool

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.



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