An inmate convicted in one of New York's most notorious police killings — and more recently accused of getting a prison guard pregnant — was declared mentally fit on Thursday for a death penalty proceeding. … Full Article
Well over a thousand striking school bus drivers, matrons and their supporters poured into Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday afternoon to rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall. … Full Article
Sen. Chuck Schumer starred at President Barack Obama's Inaugural where he deftly performed as master of ceremonies and a few days later stopped off at the Bay Ridge Manor for the Bay Ridge Community Council's Presidents Luncheon. … Full Article
The crowd was split, and so was the scoreboard.
The Lakers and Nets were dead even at 80-80 with just over three minutes remaining Tuesday night before a sellout of 17,332 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. … Full Article
Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 on Tuesday night. … Full Article