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Brooklyn man gets 90 years to life for Fort Greene triple homicide

A 33-year-old man from Brooklyn, who was previously convicted on charges stemming from a triple homicide in Fort Greene was sentenced to 90 years to life in prison on Monday, even as he refused to be seen in the Brooklyn Supreme courtroom. … Full Article
 

City Council vote approves volatile Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment in Brooklyn

Spectators screaming "Kill the Deal!" "Laurie lied!" and "The city is not for sale!" were led from the City Council chambers on Thursday after disrupting the full Council vote on the Bedford-Union Armory redevelopment proposal and shaking the key Councilmember backing the plan, Laurie Cumbo. … Full Article
 

‘Brooklyn Tough’ graffiti mural unveiled at St. Francis College

St. Francis College in Brooklyn Heights unveiled a one-of-a-kind graffiti wall mural in its gymnasium on Thursday, becoming the first college in the nation to commission a graffiti artwork. … Full Article
 

Ukrainian native gets 7 years for stabbing boss in Brooklyn Heights

A 23-year-old Ukrainian native in the U.S. for work and family was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for stabbing his former boss in Brooklyn Heights over money. … Full Article
 

Rare, tiny African feline on display at Prospect Park Zoo

A black-footed cat, Africa’s smallest species of wild feline, is on display at Wildlife Conservation Society’s Prospect Park Zoo. Also known as small-spotted cats, black-footed cats are native to the arid open savanna and grassland areas of southern Africa. … Full Article
 

East New York man delays murder sentence, has cold feet on incoming plea deal

An East New York man with four criminal cases open from Brooklyn to the Bronx delayed his likely murder sentence of 25 years to life on Wednesday while he thinks over a plea deal on separate conspiracy charges. … Full Article
 

Dennis Block appointed to Brooklyn Law School board of trustees

Brooklyn Law School has added a new member to its board of trustees: Dennis J. Block, an alumnus who is considered a leading attorney handling mergers and acquisitions. … Full Article
 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: The North Brooklyn Angels serve Brooklynites

Chicken burritos with mild salsa, black beans, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, served with an apple, was a recent menu served from of the Angelmobile. … Full Article
 

Santa Claus is coming to Park Slope this Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to Park Slope and he’s not riding in a sleigh this time. He’s traded in his sleigh and reindeers for a spiffy, shiny, vintage, ‘57 pink Cadillac convertible.  In years past Santa has ridden in other vehicles including a 1968 Oldsmobile … Full Article
 

Fall's finale in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Winter, spring, summer or fall, All you have to do is call. In every season, Brooklyn Bridge Park calls out to be seen. Sounds like Carole King's old song, doesn't it? … Full Article
 

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