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Brooklyn DA's office statement on the passing of Kenneth Thompson

With a heavy heart, the family of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced that the District Attorney passed away today after a hard fought battle with cancer. Mr. Thompson was 50 years old. … Full Article

Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson dies from cancer at age 50

The family of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he has died after a battle with cancer, just days after announcing he would be undergoing treatment. Thompson died Sunday. He was 50. He had said last Tuesday that he would be taking a leave because of his illness. … Full Article

‘Love locks’ lost, on Brooklyn Bridge

A whole lotta lovin’ was cut off the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday and unceremoniously dumped into rolling trash bins. … Full Article

Falling bricks injure construction workers at former LICH site in Brooklyn

Bricks falling from the former Long Island College Hospital (LICH) in Cobble Hill, now an active demolition site, injured two workers at roughly 1 p.m. on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s leading Haitian-American politician says his homeland needs better emergency management

As Haiti struggles to recover from the ravages of Hurricane Matthew, Brooklyn’s leading Haitian-American elected official is set to unveil a sweeping plan to help it deal with future natural disasters. … Full Article

NYPD families tie blue ribbons to show support for police

A movement started by two Staten Island women to demonstrate support for police officers in the wake of the shooting deaths of three Baton Rouge cops in July has quickly grown into an international show of respect for law enforcement, according to the founders, who came to Bay Ridge on Tues … Full Article

Greenpoint’s USS Monitor trail marker stolen

Community historic memorials, markers, statuary, artwork as well as cemetery memorials across the country have been subject to vandalism and theft throughout history. Despite these attempts at destroying the pride of communities and the memories of families and heroes from the past, their m … Full Article

Cops hunt killer of woman found in Owl’s Head Park

The Police Department has released video of a person of interest in connection with the mysterious death of a Bay Ridge woman whose badly beaten body was found inside Owl’s Head Park on Sept. 29. … Full Article

Shore Patrol: Pols warn mayor not to shortchange Red Hook on flood protection funding

They want to be sure about Red Hook’s shore. A pair of elected officials who represent the waterfront neighborhood are warning the de Blasio administration not to cut federal funding intended to protect it from flooding in future storms. … Full Article

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