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Guerriero hopes outsider status wins her votes in public advocate race

Cathy Guerriero has never run for public office in her life, but like a baseball ballplayer who skips the minors and goes straight to the major leagues, she is making her maiden voyage into politics by seeking one of the top spots in city government. … Full Article

Judge dismisses human trafficking victim’s non-prostitution charges

For the first time, a judge ruled that a non-prostitution charge against a victim of human trafficking could be dismissed without prior approval from the District Attorney’s Office.  … Full Article

Brooklyn's "Miracle Man" scores KO

Bloodied but certainly not beaten, Danny "The Miracle Man" Jacobs knew he had to dig deep Monday night at Manhattan's Best Buy Theater to re-establish himself as one of the middleweight division's top attractions.  … Full Article

TJ Maxx employee charged with selling stolen goods in Brooklyn

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes on Wednesday announced the indictment of Cornell Poyser, 40, an assistant manager of a TJ Maxx outlet in Oceanside, Long Island, who allegedly stole merchandise from the store after it was closed.  … Full Article

Colton leads protest against Gravesend trash plant

"First Sandy, now the Sanitation Department is hurting us!" That was the cry from residents of southwest Brooklyn who took part in a protest rally Sunday against the city’s plans to move ahead with the construction of a trash plant on the Gravesend waterfront. … Full Article

New institute's focus: preserving Brooklyn's untamed beachfront

Plans for a new Science and Resilience Institute for Jamaica Bay were announced on Monday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell. … Full Article

Brooklyn teacher sentenced in sex scandal case

Erin Sayar, former teacher at James Madison High School in Marine Park, was sentenced in Brooklyn Supreme Court, Criminal Term, on charges stemming from accusations that she engaged in a sexual relationship with her student, Kevin Eng. … Full Article

SUNY Downstate’s residency program on probation

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), citing an “egregious catastrophic event,” has placed SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s residency program on probation, SUNY Downstate’s President Dr. … Full Article

Food fight: Giant tomato battle coming to Brooklyn on Saturday

In Spain, it’s called “La Tomatina,” an annual tomato-throwing festival held in the town of Buñol. … Full Article

Missing Brooklyn boy found in North Carolina

Police say a 12-year-old boy who disappeared from East New York, Brooklyn on the Fourth of July has been found in good condition in North Carolina. … Full Article


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