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Protests erupt in front of East Flatbush nail salon after brawl goes viral

Protestors gathered in front of an East Flatbush nail salon on Tuesday after a video of salon employees assaulting black customers went viral. … Full Article
 

July was NYC’s safest ever, but gang violence up in northern Brooklyn

New York City has been unusually safe this summer. Crime was down across the city last month, making July 2018 the safest on record. This trend was not true in northern Brooklyn, however, where young gang members committed a quarter of all the murders in the city in July. … Full Article
 

Off-duty NYPD officer wounds man who tried to rob him in East New York

The New York Police Department says an off-duty officer has shot and wounded a man who tried to rob him in Brooklyn. Police say the 21-year-old man was in stable condition after he was shot in the mouth early Thursday. It happened at the intersection of Livonia and New Jersey avenues. … Full Article
 

Power restored at 46 buildings in East New York housing complex

Power has been restored at New York City housing development where nearly four dozen buildings lost electricity service for a few hours. … Full Article
 

Off-duty MTA employee shot on 3 train in Brownsville

Police took three people into custody and are still looking for several others after a 47-year-old off-duty MTA employee was shot at the Sutter Avenue/Rutland Road station in Brownsville early Tuesday evening,  … Full Article
 

3 stabbed, teen killed on Brownsville corner; man, 25, arrested

A Brooklyn man has been arrested on murder and gang assault charges in a triple stabbing that killed a 15-year-old. … Full Article
 

Learning to cook up a brighter future in Brownsville

On a Saturday afternoon in Brownsville when everyone expected it to rain, Barkim Webster stood in line with his son waiting for a hamburger slider. … Full Article
 

Time running out to save speed cameras

Facing a July 25 deadline for New York state to dismantle speed cameras on streets near schools, transportation safety advocates are stepping up the pressure against lawmakers they charged are standing in the way of an effort to keep the cameras operating.  … Full Article
 

Brownsville residents design virtual reality experience of their neighborhood

A team of 40 Brownsville residents has created a virtual reality game about their Brooklyn neighborhood, Engadget reported. … Full Article
 

Report: Brownsville lacks parks and open space

The independent research and advocacy organization New Yorkers for Parks published a report that revealed there is not enough available parkland in Brownsville and the parks that do exist  are in poor condition,  … Full Article
 

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