Drake is the latest A-list musician set to perform at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.
The rapper joins a hefty list of performers, including Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Kanye West. … Full Article
Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Carolyn Demarest found that the State University of New York Downstate (SUNY Downstate) violated a contractual obligation in the asset transfer of Long Island College Hospital (LICH) property and has ordered that LICH assets be transferred back to the hospital … Full Article
As the race to succeed Councilwoman Letitia James entered its final three weeks before the Democratic Primary, candidate Laurie Cumbo picked up endorsements from a couple of major political figures in Central Brooklyn. … Full Article
A few days after Manhattan Federal Judge Shira A. Scheindlin’s landmark stop-and-frisk ruling in Floyd, et al. v. City of New York, et al., a Brooklyn federal judge entered a ruling on Aug. 15 that the stopping and frisking of a Brooklyn parolee constituted an illegal search. … Full Article
When reclusive director Stanislas Cordova's beautiful 24-year-old daughter Ashley is found dead under mysterious circumstances, grizzled investigative journalist Scott McGrath takes up the case in Marisha Pessl's gothic thriller "Night Film" (Random House). … Full Article