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The federal government may redirect more than $1 billion in Sandy aid on other disasters, depriving the region of a large chunk of the $3.6 billion that was to be awarded for rebuilding, according to The Wall Street Journal .
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The knives are out: Tom Mylan, butcher and author of "The Meat Hook Meat Book," is ready to do battle at the "Food Book Slam" on April 26. On April 26, the annual Food Book Fair will turn a book reading into a heated competition with its first "Food Book Slam" - in which 10 cookbook authors will try to win over a live audience with the best ... (more)
After another brutal outing on Saturday night, Mets manager Terry Collins strongly suggested that Jose Valverde will be removed from the closer role.
Shawn Porter steamrolled Paulie Malignaggi in defense of his welterweight title on Saturday night at the DC Armory, knocking him out in the fourth round and leaving his limp body laying right near the broadcast position he usually occupies.
A prominent hotel executive in New York pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiring to make $188,000 of illegal campaign contributions to three U.S. candidates via straw donors.
Already the oldest boxer in history to win a world championship, Bernard Hopkins became the oldest to win a unification bout Saturday night as he captured a split 12-round decision over Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan.
Isaiah Martinez was shot early Saturday as he tried to buy a pair of Kanye West-designed sneakers from a Brooklyn Foot Locker.
The Performance Project @ University Settlement and Trusty Sidekick Theater Company will co-present the world premiere production of Earth-- a new play developed especially for audiences aged 6 and older.
Customers were waiting on line for the latest $150 Air Jordan 11 snakeskin sneakers when a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg.
Bearing a wooden cross, roughly 3,000 Catholics marched from Brooklyn to Manhattan to mark Good Friday.
Daniel Ghabra, who is nonverbal, was missing for nine hours after disappearing from a laundry near his Dyker Heights home Friday afternoon.
Following a steady rise in cases of corrupt landlords trying to force out low-income and rent stabilized tenants in North Brooklyn, State Senator Martin Dilan and State Assemblyman Joe Lentol have introduced new legislation to criminalize such actions.
The work will take place from 11:30 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday on the weekends of May 2-5, May 9-12, May 16-19, May 23-27 until Tuesday Memorial Day weekend, and May 30-June 2. While the work is in progress, No.
Poster calling on police to investigate the shooting of 16-year-old Kimani Gray hang on telephone poles along Church Ave. in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Brooklyn's only T.G.I. Fridays , in Sheepshead Bay, has been closed ever since Hurricane Sandy inundated the restaurant with three feet of water.
Catholic Churches in North Brooklyn have recently consolidated under one umbrella organization - North Brooklyn Catholic - to better meet the needs of the community and to reach out to newer residents moving in.