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Feds to pay for Montague Street Tunnel repairs

First free rides on the R train were announced and then it was learned that the federal government would pick up most of the multi-million dollar tab for repairing the Sandy-damaged Montague Street tunnel. … Full Article
 

Women’s Poetry Initiative at St. Francis College to host acclaimed poet

On Oct. 30, the Women's Poetry Initiative at St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights will host the inaugural event in its Fall Reading Series with the poet Grace Schulman reading from her new collection, “Without a Claim” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). … Full Article
 

SUNSET PARK CONFESSION: Cops say cousin admits killing mom, 4 kids

A Chinese immigrant was arrested Sunday on five counts of murder in the deaths of his cousin's wife and her four children in a stabbing rampage in their Sunset Park home. … Full Article
 

5 stabbed dead in Sunset Park horror

. Police pressed forward Sunday in investigating the deaths of four children and a 37-year-old woman who were stabbed in their Sunset Park residence, saying a person of interest had been taken into custody. … Full Article
 

Obama visits Crown Heights, urges Congress to spend more on education

With budget talks set to resume next week, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to hammer out a spending deal that puts more money into education. At a high school in Brooklyn, Obama said he's tired of hearing the "same old stuff" from GOP critics obsessed with cutting spending. … Full Article
 

Lhota says he also supports immigration reform

In the wake of the avalanche of news coverage of Bill de Blasio’s press conference at City Hall, during which the Democratic candidate for mayor promised to give undocumented immigrants identification cards, Republican Joe Lhota sought to draw media attention to his position on the controve … Full Article
 

‘Literary Brooklyn’ gala celebrates 20 years of the Friends of the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library

Literary Brooklynites convened at the Brooklyn Heights Branch Library on Monday evening as the Friends of Brooklyn Heights Branch Library, Inc. (FBHBL) celebrated their 20-year anniversary with a gala fundraiser. … Full Article
 

Indictments unsealed in Brooklyn Federal Court for fugitives charged with cyber-fraud

On Thursday, charges were unsealed against Romanian fugitive Nicolae Popescu, the leader of an international organized crime syndicate that ran a multimillion-dollar cyber-fraud scheme, and six other fugitives charged with participating in the same scheme. … Full Article
 

Former hip-hop manager convicted in Brooklyn Federal Court

Following a three-week trial, a federal jury in Brooklyn on Thursday returned a verdict convicting James Rosemond, also known as “Jimmy Henchman,” of being the leader of a continuing criminal enterprise (the “Rosemond Organization”) that distributed thousands of pounds of cocaine, the major … Full Article
 

State has $40K settlement with Gowanus hotel for price-gouging in wake of Sandy

New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman on Thursday announced a settlement of more than $40,000 with MMG Butler Street LLC, a Delaware-based corporation that operates the Holiday Inn Express hotel at 279 Butler St. in Gowanus.  … Full Article
 

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