Teacher's aide pleads guilty to child porn

On Friday, Taleek Brooks, a former teacher’s aide at a public elementary school in Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to producing child pornography and distributing child pornography.  … Full Article

Inmate Mentally Fit for Death Penalty Sentencing

An inmate convicted in one of New York's most notorious police killings — and more recently accused of getting a prison guard pregnant — was declared mentally fit on Thursday for a death penalty proceeding. … Full Article

Parker, Spurs dominate 2nd half in 111-86 rout of Nets

Tony Parker has been so outstanding lately that Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called it "beyond an All-Star level." Does that mean All-NBA? Maybe even MVP? … Full Article

Thousands rally in Downtown Brooklyn for striking school bus drivers

Well over a thousand striking school bus drivers, matrons and their supporters poured into Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn Heights on Sunday afternoon to rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall. … Full Article

Striking school bus drivers march over Brooklyn Bridge

Thousands of striking school bus drivers and their supporters staged a protest Sunday, calling New York's mayor "heartless" a day before the city opens competitive bidding for new contracts. … Full Article

PRO BONO BARRISTER: Sen. Schumer makes history, visits Bay Ridge, makes more history

Sen. Chuck Schumer starred at President Barack Obama's Inaugural where he deftly performed as master of ceremonies and a few days later stopped off at the Bay Ridge Manor for the Bay Ridge Community Council's Presidents Luncheon. … Full Article

After LICH closure vote, hundreds pack Brooklyn Borough Hall for hearing, vow to fight on

After SUNY voted to close Long Island College Hospital (LICH), an overflow crowd packed Brooklyn Borough Hall's courtroom for a hearing on the borough's health care crisis.  … Full Article

Williams: Lock the doors and throw away the keys — LICH is a dead man walking

Long Island College Hospital won't close right away, but it might as well. It's a dead man walking. … Full Article


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