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30 min ago | New York Daily News
The crooks shot up The Ville Wines and Liquors on Mother Gaston Blvd. in Brownsville, Brooklyn, gravely wounding a 19-year-old male and shooting a 20-year-old woman in the foot, police said.
4 hrs ago | New York Post
Two masked men burst into a Brooklyn liquor store on Friday night and opened fire, leaving one man brain dead and injuring a woman, cops said.
7 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper
Borough President Adams and Councilman Vincent Gentile have allocated money from their capital budgets to re-top the Ridge Boulevard literature lender.
Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a "house of horrors," attorneys said.
Jon Orcutt was NYC DOT's policy director from 2007 to 2014. He developed DOT's post-PlaNYC strategic plan, Sustainable Streets , oversaw creation of the Citi Bike program, and produced the de Blasio administration's Vision Zero Action Plan.
The article focused on a traveling salesman who committed suicide at a hotel in Manhattan.
Judge ShawnDya Simpson said Friday that Yaroslav Kolchin, 24, should serve community service for his climb up the span, rejecting an offer by the district attorney's office for a 90-day jail sentence.
Maxine Chambliss, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was charged Wednesday with third-degree forgery, attempt to commit sixth-degree larceny and sixth-degree larceny.
For many people in Brooklyn, summer means outdoor food markets: joining the throngs at Smorgasburg, stopping by a farmers market or grabbing a taco at the Brooklyn Flea.
Members of cat activist group Astoria7 posted 100 flyers offering a reward for information about Bobby the cat's killers.
With primaries on Sept. 9, residents of Prospect Heights heard from candidates vying for state Senate District 20 Wednesday night at a forum hosted by the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council.
That thing they are building for the new expanded Childrens Museum is hideous looking.
Relatives of the five members of a Brooklyn family killed in a car crash on Long Island opened up to News 12 about their tragedy.
Local businesses are now being recognized with a label made and endorsed by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce called Brooklyn Made.
While best-known as guitarist in The National, Bryce Dessner is also a world-renowned composer as you might be aware.
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