Calling it a crucial piece of legislation that will save lives, assembly members Felix Ortiz and Nicole Malliotakis are working against the clock for passage of “Briana’s Law,” a bill that would mandate the retraining cops in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). … Full Article
The newest member to the New York Court of Appeals, New York State’s highest court, was sworn in at noon Thursday in Albany. Sheila Abdus-Salaam is the first black woman on the Court of Appeals. … Full Article
The justices of the Appellate Division, Second Department, gathered Thursday in their Brooklyn Heights courthouse to hear arguments regarding whether or not to appoint a special prosecutor in the investigation of a political party. … Full Article
A state judge on Wednesday ordered SUNY Downstate to maintain staffing levels at Long Island College Hospital (LICH) after hearing complaints that SUNY intended to pull out crucial residents this weekend. … Full Article
It’s the public’s turn to review and comment on the environmental impact of the proposed redevelopment of the historic Empire Stores and Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO. … Full Article
A recent report revealed that Brooklyn is the most dangerous of all the boroughs when it comes to pedestrian and bicycling accidents, accounting for nearly a third of such accidents in the entire city.
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Outraged by an explosive report in the New York Daily News alleging that the city’s Department of Consumer Affairs has a quota system of fines against small businesses in Brooklyn and the other outer boroughs, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced that he is launching an investigation in … Full Article