Thursday Mar 6
City Worker Convicted of Stealing $2.6M from Dead People's Estates
A former city bookkeeper who oversaw funds left by people who died without a will was sentenced to up to 18 years in prison Thursday after being caught stealing $2.6 million from seven estates between 2008 and 2011 , officials said.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
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I've noticed that the former Crown Heights & PLG category is now just labeled Crown Heights, so should PLG-related posts go on the Flatbush/Midwood/Ditmas Park category now? After all, we're the northern tip of Flatbush and just share a Community Planning Board with Crown Heights.
Owner Of Monstrous Homecrest Construction Site Ordered To Change Plans Or Tear It Down
After a long and bitter battle with Homecrest neighbors, the Department of Buildings has ordered the owner of a home being built on East 12th Street to submit new plans or tear the house down, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz announced today.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Cop shot at corner of Empire and Utica
According to the Gothamist a on duty cup took three bullets in the leg while at the intersection of Empire and Utica.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
NYPD officer injured in shooting released from hospital
The NYPD officer who was shot in the leg while chasing a suspect in Brooklyn earlier this week has been released from the hospital.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
8 construction workers injured in Brownsville partial building collapse on Prospect Place
Eight construction workers were injured in a partial building collapse Wednesday afternoon in Brownsville, where the Department of Buildings says the interior demolition work was being done without permits.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Cop Shot for First Time on de Blasio's Watch
A New York City police officer has been shot for the first time this year, and the first time since Bill de Blasio became Mayor.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Empire State News
Brooklyn DA to probe allegations of unlawful convictions
Kings County District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced the appointment of three attorneys to assist in evaluating the cases involving allegations of unlawful convictions.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Staten Island toddler's death puts NYC in hot seat on handling of abuse cases
A civil trial resumes on Monday in Brooklyn to determine whether New York City can be held liable for the horrific death of a Staten Island toddler.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
New York Post
Amsterdam cafe takes name from Brooklyn neighborhood
While gentrification remains a hot-button topic in Brooklyn and other New York neighborhoods, owners of the "Bedford-Stuyvesant" coffee shop in the ethnically diverse east end of Amsterdam, are embracing it.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Where are Central New Yorkers moving to, from? New census data sheds some light
The U.S. Census Bureau is out with its annual look at where people are moving to and from across the country.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
New York Daily News
Hamill: Phil Smallman helps free wrongfully jailed men
Growing up in Brooklyn, we called it "doing the right thing." Phil Smallman watched client Tony Yarbough sob tears of freedom in a Kings County Supreme Court conference room Thursday after serving 21 years in prison for a 1992 triple homicide he didn't commit.