The popular Coney Island Cyclone, a roller coaster ride at the beachfront amusement park, failed to give thrill-seekers the adrenaline rush they had hoped for on Sunday.   … Full Article

Brooklyn Eagle’s top stories of 2014

To celebrate the New Year, Brooklyn Daily Eagle writers took a look back at some of 2014’s top stories that shaped conversations surrounding local politics, legal issues, real estate, culture and sports. … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 30: Our World In Pictures

INDONESIA — Crew Member Prays for Plane Before Search: A crew member of Indonesian Navy CN-235 airplane prays prior to the start of a search operation for the missing AirAsia flight 8501 at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Bangka Island, Indonesia, on Tuesday. … Full Article

FDNY probationary firefighters head for ‘The Rock’

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the newest class of FDNY probationary firefighters “heroic” at their swearing-in ceremony at the Fire Academy on Monday. The event marks the start of their rugged 18-week training period on Randalls Island, otherwise known as “The Rock.” … Full Article

Brooklyn pols push for bulletproof windows for NYPD patrol cars

A long list of changes have been suggested following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer for the death of Eric Garner and after a later shooting of two police officers in Bedford-Stuyvesant.  Some recommended reforms include better training for law enforcement and perhaps … Full Article

NYPD Police Academy grads rise above de Blasio heckling at ceremony

The 884 members of the NYPD Police Academy’s December 2014 graduating class did not escape the controversies and unrest surrounding policing at their graduation ceremony on Monday. … Full Article

Monday Dec. 29: Our World In Pictures

FLORIDA — Officers Participate in Procession as Remains of Slain Officer are Transported: People gather on Pinellas Avenue in downtown Tarpon Springs, Fla., to watch a procession on Saturday as the remains of Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek are transporte … Full Article

Fund for fallen NYPD officers' families raises $120,000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing that $120,000 has been raised to support the families of the two police officers who were shot to death in their patrol car. … Full Article

Bratton: NYPD turning back on de Blasio was inappropriate

New York City's police commissioner says it was "very inappropriate" for officers to turn their backs on the mayor in a sign of disrespect as he spoke at an officer's funeral. … Full Article
One Brooklyn- Borough President Eric Adams' Holiday Message

BP Adams send video holiday greetings to Brooklynites

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams reflected on the state of Brooklyn in his first video holiday message to the borough’s residents. … Full Article

JetBlue to fly police officers to NYPD funerals

JetBlue airline says it will fly two members from any police department in the country to New York City to attend the funerals of slain NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu. … Full Article


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