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Friday, Feb. 5, 2016


18 alleged gang members charged with ‘hunting’ Canarsie residents

Prosecutors are charging more than a dozen alleged Flatbush gang members with murder and conspiracy for going on “hunting expeditions” to gun down rival gangsters — and even civilians — simply for living in Canarsie. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Mill Basin

No alternative: Alt-side would quash Mill Basin’s derelict cars, but locals say resistance too strong

Derelict and unregistered cars plague Mill Basin and Flatlands, but locals say the cure would be worse than the disease. Comments (2).

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UPDATED: Police say man killed himself in custody

Officials say they had just checked on him 10 minutes before. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Marine Park

Hype man! Meet Brooklyn’s upstart wrestling promoter

Meet Brooklyn’s Vince McMahon! Comment.

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016

Bergen Beach

Space out: Pol mulls parking ban as swipe at controversial bus depot

A local pol wants to put up “no parking” signs on a Bergen Beach block to stop some alleged bad neighbors from littering. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016


Pier pressure: Man admits to killing Brooklyn woman, tossing body off Canarsie Pier

A Bronx man admitted on Jan. 25 to strangling and dismembering an East New York woman before hurling her body off the Canarsie Pier in 2014, law enforcement sources said. Now prosecutors hope a sentencing judge is as brutal to the murderer as the killer was to his victim, Brooklyn’s top legal eagle said. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Marine Park

Cruisin’ for a bruisin’! Bike path to Flatbush Avenue a wheely bad idea: Locals

Critics say people will die if the Department of Transportation moves on a plan to build bike paths connecting Marine Park and Flatbush Avenue before fixing the avenue itself. Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 22, 2016

Marine Park

Bus-ted! Critics cry foul on MTA’s ‘one-sided’ bus pitch

Brooklynites blasted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority for trying to pull a fast one on them on Jan. 20. Comments (4).

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