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East New York elderly fight displacement

Almost 200 residents of East New York streamed into an underutilized New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) parking lot on Wednesday morning to celebrate the groundbreaking of Redwood Senior Living, a senior housing building that will hold 80 rental units. … Full Article
 

Thompson picks up endorsements from Latino leaders

Former city Comptroller Bill Thompson, who grew up in Brooklyn, has picked up endorsements in his quest to become New York’s next mayor from several of the borough's Latino elected officials and civic leaders. … Full Article
 
 

Efforts are in play to protect Brooklyn seniors

Federal and New York state authorities have reached a $1 million settlement with a Brooklyn agency that used untrained health aides to care for elderly and disabled clients.  … Full Article
 

Brownsville man arrested for promoting dog fighting

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Tuesday announced the indictment of Leslie Alexander, 39, of Boyland Street, for possessing seven pit bulls with the intent to use them in dog fighting.   … Full Article
 

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
 

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