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Brooklyn, New York is located in Kings County. Zip codes in Brooklyn, NY include 11233, 11225, and 11249. More Brooklyn information.

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3 hrs ago | McBrooklyn

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.


4 hrs ago |

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.


8 hrs ago | Newsday

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.


10 hrs ago | 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.


11 hrs ago | 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.


13 hrs ago | Brooklynian

Most Recent Comment

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


13 hrs ago |

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.


16 hrs ago | 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.


16 hrs ago | Newsday

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.


18 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

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.


19 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Six-story Brooklyn school being built in Ephrata



20 hrs ago |

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.


Yesterday | 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.


CBS Local

Police: Carjacker Swiped 2 Vehicles, Struck Pedestrian, Fired Gun At Man In Brooklyn

A Queens man is accused of going on a wild crime spree in Brooklyn on Saturday that included stealing two cars at gunpoint, striking a pedestrian with a vehicle and firing shots at someone.



Death after cop's chokehold will test De Blasio's vow to change NYPD, mayor's allies say

This undated family photo provided by the National Action Network on Saturday, July 19, 2014 shows Eric Garner, who was confronted by police trying to arrest him on suspicion of selling untaxed, loose cigarettes on a Staten Island sidewalk, authorities said.



Robber who hit same bank, teller twice sentenced

An ATM machine on Third Avenue is viewed in New York on May 10, 2013, just one of the many that were used as cyber thieves around the world stole $45 million by hacking into debit card companies, scrapping withdrawal limits and helping themselves from cash machines, US authorities said May 9, 2013.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Staten Island Dems hold 'Boardwalk Bash' party fundraiser

It was a day at the beach for Staten Island Democrats, who are looking forward to victory at the polls this November.



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