The partnership between residents and the police officers who are assigned to protect them is about to enter a new phase in two Southwest Brooklyn precincts now that a highly praised citywide progr … Full Article

Donovan safe after train carrying GOP lawmakers crashes

U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan was among dozens of Republican lawmakers on an Amtrak train that crashed in Virginia Wednesday morning, according to his spokeswoman, who said the congressman was not injured in the accident.  … Full Article

Tuesday January 30, Our World in Pictures

CHILE — Animals Rest: Guanacos sit during a signing ceremony in Patagonia Park on Monday. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today January 30: Brooklyn Hospital Center Is Selling $100M Property in Fort Greene

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 36°, Night 22°, Slight Chance Snow then Cloudy … Full Article

Traffic time bomb looms if state fails to authorize faster, cheaper BQE fix

Unless Albany acts soon, a nightmare traffic scenario is looming for Brooklyn and the entire metropolitan region. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today January 29: Golden's 'Ghetto Drug' Remark on Opioids Sparks Outrage

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 42°, Night 30°, Chance Rain … Full Article

Monday January 29, Our World in Pictures

KENTUCKY: Dunk Celebration: Western Kentucky forward Dwight Coleby (22) celebrates after a dunk during an NCAA college basketball game against Marshall, Saturday, in Bowling Green, Ky.  … Full Article

Friday January 26, Our World in Pictures

GREECE — Street Art Adorns Walls: A dog walks past a mural by street artist Alex Martinez outside a shop that sells bags in Athens on Thursday. … Full Article

Ortiz wants to ban ‘bump stocks’ in New York; says device makes rifles ‘like machine guns’

Most people didn’t even know what “bump stocks” were before a gunman killed 58 people in Las Vegas in October of last year. … Full Article

Helen Keller Services: Helping the blind for 125 years

A leading organization that assists the blind is marking its 125th anniversary year by making plans to move to a new headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article


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