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Canarsie store owner pleads guilty to exchanging millions in food stamp benefits for cash

A Canarsie supermarket owner pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by illegally exchanging over a million dollars of food stamp benefits for cash for over two years. … Full Article

Brownsville basketball star pleads not guilty to running heroin ring

A beloved former NCAA and American Basketball Association star accused of running a multimillion dollar heroin ring pleaded not guilty to 56 charges on Tuesday at Brooklyn Supreme Court.  … Full Article

Alleged heroin slinging Brownsville basketball player yet to be arraigned

A 65-year-old former American Basketball Association player from Brownsville who was busted for allegedly leading a multimillion dollar heroin ring, was not produced before the court Monday, putting his case off for the second time, until Tuesday. … Full Article

Judge decides to end temporary ban on Our Lady of Loreto's demolition

Our Lady of Loreto is in jeopardy once again. Justice Ellen Spodek of the state Supreme Court in Brooklyn has denied plaintiff and former parishioner Jillian Mulvihill's motion for a preliminary injunction to halt the demolition of the vacant historic church by Catholic officials. … Full Article

Brownsville woman gets 22 years for beating young nephew to death

A Brownsville woman was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Thursday for beating her 4-year-old nephew to death while she was babysitting him. … Full Article

Bergen Beach Civic Association holds awards ceremony at Hudson River Yacht Club

On Tuesday, May 30, the Bergen Beach Civic Association (BBCA) held its annual awards ceremony and installation of officers at the Hudson River Yacht Club. … Full Article

Anti-Semitic incidents shock Gravesend, Bay Ridge officials

Two shocking anti-Semitic incidents that took place the same day have police and officials searching for answers. … Full Article

Crowds come out for Canarsie Memorial Day Parade despite the rain

The annual Canarsie Memorial Day Parade brought out a crowd of onlookers as police, civic groups, community leaders and elected officials marched along the boulevard.   … Full Article

East New York man gets 4 years after taxi driver found him passed out with gun

An East New York man with seven previous convictions was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for possessing a stolen gun in a taxi cab after he crashed his car while intoxicated.  … Full Article


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