Monday Dec. 8: Our World In Pictures

KENTUCKY — Football Players Bow Heads for Prayer; County Loses Half of Its Population: In this Oct. … Full Article

Royal couple's NYC visit to include Brooklyn Nets game

While Britain's Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficking at the World Bank, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City's first lady, C … Full Article

Protests continue in deaths of Eric Garner, Akai Gurley

Hundreds of protesters gathered on Sunday at Grand Central station and other locations across the city, including Macy's in Herald Square and Forever 21, in the fourth day of demonstrations in the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island. … Full Article

Officials, kin mourn Akai Gurley, shot by the NYPD

Elected officials told mourners the world was watching Friday as they remembered an unarmed man shot dead by a rookie police officer in a darkened public housing stairwell. … Full Article

Brooklyn district attorney to send police shooting case to grand jury

Hours before the memorial service for an unarmed man who was shot by a police officer in a public housing stairwell, the Brooklyn district attorney said the shooting would be presented to a grand jury. … Full Article

Noxious odor from bus depot sickens dozens of kids at Sunset Park elementary school

Firefighters evaluated 66 children and four adults at a Sunset Park, Brooklyn elementary school on Friday after the children and staff became dizzy and nauseated by a noxious odor at roughly 11 a.m. … Full Article

De Blasio, Bratton unveil ‘cutting-edge’ NYPD training program

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Police Commissioner William Bratton and other NYPD officials on Thursday unveiled a new, comprehensive three-day training program for recruits, current police officers and supervisors. … Full Article

Greenfield applauds police crackdown on truck drivers

Truck drivers who park overnight on a stretch of 21st Avenue in Borough Park have been hit with a flurry of tickets in the past few weeks and at least one elected official is applauding the crackdown. … Full Article

Williamsburg man sentenced for making false 911 calls

A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to six months in jail for making false 911 calls of emergencies in his Williamsburg neighborhood. Louis Segna was convicted in August of three counts of falsely reporting an incident. … Full Article

PBA Lynch: Cops ‘thrown under the bus’ by de Blasio after Eric Garner decision

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA) President Patrick Lynch said on Thursday that NYPD officers felt Mayor Bill de Blasio had “thrown them under the bus” in a statement he gave about the death of Eric Garner on Wednesday. … Full Article


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