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Our Lady of Loreto is a pile of rubble

It's too late to save her. It's not too late to mourn her. There will be a mock funeral on Saturday for Loreto — Our Lady of Loreto. … Full Article

Gang member testifies in Brooklyn murder trial

A former gang member testified Wednesday in the trial of an alleged gang member accused of murdering a fellow member. … Full Article

Flatbush man gets 24 years for shooting boy’s eye out

A Flatbush man was sentenced to 24 years in prison on Tuesday for a shooting that caused a 13-year-old boy to go blind in one eye. The shooter's attorney argued for a shorter sentence and claimed that the boy’s injuries weren’t serious, but the judge didn’t back down. … Full Article

Man scams family in Brooklyn mortgage scheme, leaves them homeless

A Queens man pleaded not guilty to grand larceny Tuesday for allegedly stealing almost $100,000 from an East New York mother and son, causing them to lose their home. … Full Article

Law school student makes the case for Treyger’s re-election

Councilmember Mark Treyger, running for his second term in office, has picked up powerful endorsements from 100 civic, business and religious leaders in his Coney Island-Gravesend district, including one from a gifted law school student who has known the lawmaker for years and is eager to make th … Full Article

East Flatbush man pleads not guilty to road-rage murder

An East Flatbush man pleaded not guilty to murder and weapon-possession charges at Brooklyn Supreme Court Monday after a Brooklyn road rage spat turned deadly. Troy Williams, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Tayron Gittens in the head.  … Full Article

Alleged gang member uses stolen credit card info to buy dolls, gets 8 years

An alleged Brownsville gang member who used stolen credit card information to buy American Girl dolls and concert tickets was sentenced to eight years in prison Wednesday on five separate indictments. … Full Article

Brooklyn Federal Court Judge shows leniency in sentencing sex offender

U.S. District Court Judge Jack Weinstein was in a sympathetic mood when he sentenced a pimp to five years in prison Wednesday, deviating from a guideline sentence of up to three decades for trafficking minors in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Who's building houses in Gravesend these days?

Question: Who's building big houses in Gravesend these days?

Answer: Some important figures in New York City real estate and commerce.  … Full Article

Architectural eye candy, old and new, in Gravesend

Old and new together. The visual contrasts are fascinating. In a single neighborhood, you can see one of Brooklyn's oldest buildings, a street grid from the 1640s — and new mansions in a Syrian Jewish enclave. … Full Article


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