The ‘usual suspect’: falsely arrested three times, is there a viable claim?

Joseph Brown, 29, was arrested in March, on suspicion of a murder in Coney Island.  … Full Article

Lippman selects Brooklyn judges for commercial division

New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the names of the members of the new Commercial Division Advisory Council. Two Brooklyn judges, Ann Pfau and Thomas Dickerson, were named to the council. … Full Article

Lentol says state budget has $8.28 billion for NYC schools

New York City schools stand to receive $8.28 billion in funding under the new state budget, according to Assemblyman Joseph R. … Full Article

Families flock by the hundreds to Brooklyn Heights for annual egg hunt

In Holland Taylor’s current Broadway hit Ann -- about the legendary late Texas Governor Ann Richards –- Richards’ character says, “I’m getting so old I can hide my own Easter eggs.” … Full Article

BREAKING: Another reprieve for Brooklyn's LICH; Judge issues temporary restraining order

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Johnny Lee Baynes issued a temporary restraining order on Monday, April 1 that bars the New York State Department of Health from shutting down Long Island College Hospital (LICH) until at least May 2. … Full Article


On March 19, the State University of New York voted again to approve the closure of Brooklyn’s Long Island College Hospital (LICH), arguing  … Full Article

Another Nets downer: Jazz on top, 116-107

SALT LAKE CITY — Deron Williams was hoping to quiet the Utah Jazz fans on Saturday. He only turned up the volume as the Jazz continued their playoff push with a 116-107 victory over Williams'Brooklyn Nets. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout to speak at Brooklyn By The Book

Elizabeth Strout, bestselling author of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winner “Olive Kitteridge,” will be the next featured speaker at  … Full Article

Nuggets beat Nets to win 18th straight at home

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets' success runs deep, especially on their home floor. … Full Article

NYC bike-sharing program’s new roll-out date is May

Citi Bike, the long-awaited but sometimes-delayed bike-share program that is slated to open 600 bike-sharing “stations” with 10,000 bikes across the city, is now slated to roll out in May with locations in Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn and Fort Gree … Full Article


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