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No suspects after shot is fired at MetroTech in Downtown Brooklyn, police report

Police declared a Level One Mobilization at MetroTech Commons in Downtown Brooklyn on Tuesday afternoon after a shot was fired in front of 1 MetroTech, home to National Grid, TKTS and other businesses. … Full Article

Immigration reform sparks Brooklyn reaction

America, New York City and, of course, Brooklyn, are the great melting pots welcoming immigrants with open arms.  … Full Article

Lawsuit attempts to block NYPD scanners

As the Brooklyn Eagle has reported, the New York City Police Department is currently testing the possibility of high-tech scanners that will allow the NYPD to detect whether or not an individual is in possession of a concealed weapon.  … Full Article

Recchia quits BP race, leaving Adams as front-runner

City Councilman Domenic Recchia (D-Coney Island) has reportedly dropped his bid to succeed Marty Markowitz as borough president — leaving state Sen. Eric Adams (D-Crown Heights) as the perceived front-runner. … Full Article

Beat the Heat! Nets down Magic, ready for defending world champs' visit to Barclays

Give the Nets credit. They've gone a long way toward erasing any doubt that they will end their five-year playoff drought in what is shaping up as an historic first season here in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Cop tech will getcha! NYC scanners target concealed weapons

New York City has been touted as being tough on guns. Earlier this year, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law the NY SAFE Act, a law further tightening restrictions on gun access. … Full Article

Nets rout Magic 97-77 for 8th straight home win

Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory. … Full Article

LIBRARY ON THE BLOCK: Plans to sell Brooklyn Heights branch building gets a hearing Tuesday night

The planned sale of the building shared by the Brooklyn Heights and business branch libraries will be discussed publicly on Tuesday night by an official from Brooklyn Public Library system. … Full Article


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