Weberman, Williamsburg sex fiend, sentenced today

A religious counselor in Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community faces 25 years in prison when he's sentenced Tuesday for the sexual abuse of a girl who came to him with questions about her faith. … Full Article

Inaugural do-over: Chomping gum, savoring view

WASHINGTON — Let's hear it for the do-over. Inaugurations are always moments of great ceremony and pageantry. But, hey, everybody can rel-a-a-a-ax a little the second time around. … Full Article

Milestones In Faith: Kane Street Synagogue

Religion Newsbriefs for January 21-25
By Francesca Norsen Tate Lecture Series Examines Mitzvot
Through Mysticism & Kabbalah … Full Article

SICK? Out of work, out of luck. Flu season fuels paid sick time debate

Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss. … Full Article

Nets top Knicks, 88-85, in MLK Day face-off at Garden, splitting 4-game series

Joe Johnson made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 25 points, leading the Brooklyn Nets to an 88-85 over the New York Knicks on Monday and a split of the four-game series between the city rivals. … Full Article

Glory, Glory, Hallelujah! Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir shines at Obama presidential inauguration

Six-time Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir sang a breathtaking rendition of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” at the 57th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony at the U.S. … Full Article

Knipel takes bench as administrative judge for civil matters

Chief Administrative Judge A. Gail Prudenti  announced Friday that Kings County Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel  has been appointed as the new administrative judge for civil matters, Kings County.  … Full Article

Brooklyn defendant, wrongly convicted of murder, released after 23 years

Eastern District Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis on Friday announced the release of William Lopez, a prisoner wrongly charged and subsequently convicted of a 1989 robbery and murder.  … Full Article


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