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Guilty plea in shooting of rookie NYPD officer

A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SILive.com

How to jumpstart tourism on Staten Island

I had the pleasure of talking with George W. Fehling one day last week. You and I know there are many interesting folks on our Island -- "go-getters," we used to call them.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Queens, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Queens County, NY, Arts, Poetry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Forward

'Fake Charity' Rabbi Ordered To Repay $522K

A Brooklyn rabbi who collected hundreds of thousands of dollars for fake charities and used the money to pay his electric bill has agreed to pay restitution of $500,000 in a settlement reached today with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Israel, World News, Middle East

Sheepshead Bites

Embattled Senator Sampson Has Backing Of Brooklyn's Top Democrat, But Few Others

State Senator John Sampson, facing three primary challengers and multiple federal corruption charges, has the backing of Brooklyn's top Democrat even as his reelection chances look bleak.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News12.com

Protesters demand justice for Kyam Livingston, woman who died 1 year ago in police custody

Protesters are demanding justice tonight on the anniversary of the death of a Brooklyn woman who died in police custody.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Empire State News

Husband who beat his wife to death for a oecooking the wrong meala gets up to life

NEW YORK A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for beating his 66-year-old wife to death for "cooking the wrong meal".

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

The Village Voice

Find Georgian Food in Manhattan at Old Tbilisi Garden

A geographic crossroads of flavors and culture, the small country of Georgia is a hotbed for unique foods -- here, the hearty stews of Eastern Europe meet the spices of the Middle East and the subtle breeze of Mediterranean flavor via the Black Sea.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Home Gardening, Home, World News, Georgia, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

News12.com

District Attorney Ken Thompson to drop most low-level marijuana arrests in Brooklyn

Kings County District Attorney Ken Thompson says that adopting the new policy will make better use of police resources and prevent offenders from having a criminal record for a minor infraction.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jul 07, 2014

DNAInfo.com

First-Ever Prospect Heights Music Festival Coming to a Bar Near You

The first-ever Prospect Heights Music Festival will kick off Wednesday with more than 30 local bands and artists - many of them from the immediate neighborhood - playing over five days at The Way Station and Branded Saloon .

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Black Enterprise

10 Best #ShmoneyDance Videos Gone Viral

For up-and-coming Brooklyn crew, GS9 , the collective has broken through the clutter with a video that's gone viral.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

NY1

ItCH: Mayor de Blasio's Secret Party in Brooklyn

Fact-finding Democratic officials are coming to New York next month to consider bringing their national convention to the Barclays Center in 2016.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Free Williamsburg

Ridgewood's Out in the Streets line-up announced - July 26 and 27 at the Onderdonk House

A Place to Bury Strangers, Body Language, Hunters, Cities Aviv and many more will be playing at the historic Onderdonk House : The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, located in Ridgewood on the border of Queens and Brooklyn, is the oldest Dutch Colonial stone house in New York City.

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Related Topix: Ridgewood, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Queens County, NY

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Wall Street Journal

NYC Makers at the Museum of Arts and Design

NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial celebrates skill and craftsmanship from 100 artisans, artists, and designers working in New York City.

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Related Topix: New York, Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Bourbon Whiskey, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

SILive.com

'Garden proud' on the East Shore: Lookin' good, from Rosebank to Todt Hill

In one corner of his spacious back-yard on Todt Hill, Dr. Lance Austein treasures a place to unwind: The vegetable garden, where he tends tomatoes, zucchini and jalapeno peppers, thriving now from seedlings planted mid-May. Close by sits an old, shaggy-barked pear tree loaded with ripening fruit, and two fig trees -- 10 years old, and personally ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

DNAinfo.com

Brooklyn Co-op Prices Rise 71 Percent in Past Year, Reports Show

Co-op prices shot up a whopping 71 percent in Brooklyn in the past year with Manhattan apartments rising 34 percent, according to real estate market reports released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

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