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The mother of a 21-year-old who died on Tuesday after choking at the School for International Studies in Boerum Hill says her daughter was autistic and was supposed to have full-time supervision. T … Full Article

Fort Greene Park advocates aim to revive gift of Spain lost to vandalism

An historic plaque in Fort Greene Park, donated by Spain during America’s bicentennial in 1976 but long since removed due to vandalism, may finally come home. … Full Article

Adams pumps $6.9 million into borough’s cultural institutions

Brooklyn’s libraries and cultural institutions are part of what makes Kings County a unique place to live, according to Borough President Eric Adams, who recently came to Bay Ridge to announce a $6.92 million investment from his capital budget for programs that enhance the lives of the borough’s  … Full Article

Grieving Flatbush family needs financial help for funeral

The grieving relatives of a Flatbush family that died in a tragic Long Island car accident last Saturday are pleading for the public to open their hearts–and  … Full Article

Officials demand that MTA notify public of bedbug outbreaks on trains, buses

On Monday, a train conductor suffered multiple bed bug bites while operating an N train, but the public only became aware through the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU), which later advised of his medical treatment (the  … Full Article

NYC strikes labor deal, settles equal pay suit

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration agreed to a new labor contract with the union that represents school safety agents on Tuesday — and settled a discrimination lawsuit brought against the city by female members of the union. … Full Article

Brooklyn N train fumigated after bedbugs bite conductor

Another New York City subway train has been pulled out of service to be fumigated for bedbugs. … Full Article

Brooklyn Tech teacher indicted for sexting obscene selfies to student

A math and physics teacher at Brooklyn Tech High School in Fort Greene – one of the city’s most selective schools -- was arrested on Tuesday for sexting “disgusting” photos of his genitals to a 16-year-old female student. … Full Article

NY state overtime costs on pace for record high

ALBANY— New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, according to the state comptroller's office, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers. … Full Article

One NYC police union opposes Brooklyn's DNC bid

One of New York City's police unions announced its opposition to the city's bid for Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, claiming that crime is on the rise and criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's public safety policies. … Full Article

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