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Company admits dumping contaminated waste into sewers, must pay $2.8 million

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Friday announced that Jack Abel and Avi Abel, the father-and-son owners of Sepco Industries, Inc. … Full Article

NYPD: 10-year-old Canarsie boy grabs intruder's gun, fires

A 10-year-old Canarsie boy picked up a gun that was dropped by a would-be robber dressed as a delivery man and fired a shot, police said Tuesday. No injuries were reported. … Full Article

Two of Golden’s staff members running for council seats

Job seekers take note. There could be a couple of openings in state Sen. Marty Golden’s office, depending on the results of the election this November. … Full Article

Red Cross gives $1.25M grant to Brooklyn Community Foundation

The American Red Cross in Greater New York, in an outdoor ceremony at Borough Hall Plaza on Wednesday, presented a $1.25 million grant to the Brooklyn Community Founda … Full Article

Third defendant convicted in Brooklyn cop-killing

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Wednesday announced the conviction of Kevin Santos, 32, of murder in the second degree and burglary in the first degree for the shooting death of Police Officer Peter J. … Full Article

SUNY survival plan: Shrink Downstate, form Brooklyn hospital network, ditch LICH

At a meeting of its board in Manhattan on Tuesday, SUNY presented a four-year restructuring plan that would save financially-troubled SUNY Downstate Hospital by shrinking it and forming a network with other Brooklyn hospitals.  … Full Article

Thompson gets nod from Brooklyn Democrats

The executive committee of the Brooklyn Democratic Organization, meeting at the Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club in Canarsie, voted to endorse former City Comptroller William Thompson Jr. for mayor. … Full Article

Gerritsen Beach is poster child for lingering impact of high water

A South Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood is battling a health menace Superstorm Sandy left behind: Mold.  … Full Article

Abdul-Wahhab convicted in burglary of bishop’s apartment

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Thursday announced the conviction of Sadiq Abdul-Wahhab, 48, for burglary in the first degree. When he is sentenced June 11, he will face a maximum of up to 25 years in prison. … Full Article

First grader’s writing talent wins prize for her school

A Brooklyn first grader is teaching her fellow students important lessons in kindness. And she’s plenty of winning recognition for it. … Full Article


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