On Saturday, roughly 70 Brooklyn residents attended the first organizational meeting of a grassroots campaign to save an iconic view once visible from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade -- the tower-to-tower arc of the Brookly … Full Article
The Cuomo family says the wake and funeral of former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo will be held on Monday and Tuesday in New York City.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says in a statement Saturday calling hours will be held Monday at a funeral home on Manhattan's Upper East Side. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio met privately for more than two hours Tuesday with the leaders of the New York Police Department's unions, aiming to mend a rift with rank-and-file officers that has threatened to overwhelm his young mayoralty. … Full Article
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
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
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
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