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HOLY WAR: U.S. court fines Russia $50,000 a day in Chabad-Lubavitch book dispute

Crown Heights
WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Wednesday fined Russia $50,000 a day until it complies with his earlier order that the country return historical books and documents the court maintains are the property of the Brooklyn-based Chabad-Lubavitch movement. … Full Article
 

Markowitz honors good samaritan who returned dognapped spaniel

Fort Greene
Borough President Marty Markowitz will issue a citation on Thursday commending Tena Cohen, a Spanish teacher at Brooklyn Tech in Fort Greene, who was able to return Marley — a Ruby Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dognapping victim — to her owner, seven-year-old Mia Bendrat. … Full Article
 

GOTCHA! Sex assault suspect videotaped in Williamsburg subway station

Williamsburg
The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance with the whereabouts and identity of a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed a woman at the Lorimer L train station in Williamsburg on Sunday morning, January 13 at around 2:35 a.m. … Full Article
 

Lippman taps DiMango for Bronx 'judicial SWAT team’

Downtown
New York State’s Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman announced the reassignment of judges to help resolve the case backlog crisis currently occurring in the Bronx.
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Petition for year-round Brooklyn Pier 6 ferry service takes off

Brooklyn Heights
East River Ferry service to and from Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, operated on a seasonal basis only, has proven so popular that local residents and representatives are pushing to make it permanent. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn Law School hosts business boot camp

Downtown
Brooklyn Law School, in collaboration with Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP and John Oswald, ’84, president and CEO of Capital Trust Group, recently conducted a business “Boot Camp” designed to teach law students valuable skills for succeeding in the business world. … Full Article
 

Mounting debts may force Bushwick arts center to close

Bushwick
Claudia Cochran, who runs a mentoring program at the Biko Transformation Center in Bushwick, helped her teenage protégés assemble a buffet line at a fish fry on a recent Friday night. … Full Article
 
 

Balancing Act: Nets sharing the wealth during thus-far perfect New Year

Atlantic Yards
"Share and Share Alike" isn't exactly the sexiest of slogans for today's "All Eyes on Me" NBA, but it's doing the Brooklyn Nets just fine during their perfect start to 2013. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn lawyers weigh in on revolutionary NY gun legislation

Downtown
While New York state’s lawmakers were working Tuesday afternoon to approve the toughest gun control law in the nation, … Full Article
 

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