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ASK THE DA: How is law enforcement dealing with Medicaid fraud?

Downtown
As a new retiree, I was particularly interested in a recent news story where you announced that indictment of a doctor who was charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from Medicaid and Medicare for services he did not render.  Can you tell me what your office is doing to comb … Full Article
 

Park Slope student is semi-finalist in state geography bee

Park Slope
Do you know what the capital of Switzerland is? Charlie Foad knows. It’s not Geneva, but Bern. … Full Article
 

Thousands rally in Brooklyn against gun violence

Downtown

March across Brooklyn Bridge; 400 acts of ‘compassion’

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Brooklyn BookBeat: ‘Kalamazoo Gals,’ WWII guitar crafters, have modern day heirs in Gowanus guitar shop

Gowanus
Only a Gibson is Good Enough” was the popular guitar brand’s slogan. Coined in the 1940s, the phrase appeared prominently on the golden banners adorning the headstocks of Gibson's World War II guitars. … Full Article
 

Plaudits for new Squibb Bridge to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Brooklyn Heights
A newly-opened wooden “trail bridge,” zig-zagging dramatically downward from Squibb Park in Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park, captivated those who ventured onto it at lunchtime Friday. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Bookbeat: Bestselling author of “Angelology” releases sequel

DUMBO
Acclaimed author Danielle Trussoni will be releasing her latest novel this month. … Full Article
 

FREE AT LAST: Judge releases man wrongfully imprisoned in 1990 murder of a Brooklyn rabbi

Williamsburg
A man who spent more than two decades behind bars was freed by a judge on Thursday after a reinvestigation of his case cast serious doubt on evidence used to convict him in the shooting of a Brooklyn rabbi.  … Full Article
 

Temporary recreational haven coming soon for Domino site

Williamsburg
Earlier this month, the Eagle reported on Two Trees’ ambitious plans for a residential-commercial-open space development … Full Article
 

Judge to Hynes: Too late for retrial in 1989 robbery-murder

Downtown
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has been barred from retrying a man who was wrongly charged and subsequently convicted of a 1989 robbery and murder.  … Full Article
 

Teacher sentenced to 35 years for sexually abusing students

Sunset Park
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes yesterday announced the sentencing of Jeffrey Kaye, 50, a teacher at a test preparatory school in Sunset Park, to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing five students in 2007, 2010 and 2011.   … Full Article
 

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