Broken windows policing focus of Sunset Park forum

“Broken windows,” a crime-fighting theory practiced by NYPD for decades, holds that putting an emphasis on fighting quality-of-life crimes such as vandalism, public drinking and turnstile-jumping helps to create an atmosphere of law and order  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 26: "Coaster King of Coney Island" Returns

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 81°, Night 64°, increasing clouds … Full Article

Monday June 26, Our World in Pictures

PERU — Patrol Officers Participate in Ceremony: Covered in mud, members of the civil defense patrol known as "Ronderos" attend an official ceremony in Puerto Ocopa on Saturday. … Full Article

Sunday June 25, Our World in Pictures

MEXICO – International Pride Parades: A reveler holds his dog as he takes part in Mexico City's gay pride parade, Saturday. Thousands marched down Paseo de la Reforma for one of the largest gay pride events in Latin America. … Full Article

Saturday June 24, Our World in Pictures

CHINA – Landslide: In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, emergency personnel work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday. … Full Article

Department of Buildings vacates illegally constructed apartments in Dyker Heights

According to a spokesperson for the Department of Buildings (DOB), on Thursday, the DOB made an inspection at 1317 73rd St. responding to a 311 complaint. Upon arrival, DOB inspectors observed an illegally constructed apartment in the cellar, with unpermitted gas and plumbing lines. … Full Article

Brooklyn native serves in Pearl Harbor 75 years after WWII attack

A Brooklyn native and 2003 Samuel J. Tilden High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy in the same location that drew the U.S. … Full Article

FDNY gathers for funeral of Retired Firefighter William J. Gormley of Ladder 174

On Wednesday, more than 300 firefighters attended a funeral Mass for retired firefighter William John Gormley at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church at 1550 Hendrickson St. in Flatlands.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Today June 23: Welcome Back, Joe Lhota

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 83°, Night 74°, showers likely  … Full Article

Friday June 23, Our World in Pictures

NEW MEXICO — Storm Brews: A storm moves in over a couple visiting White Sands National Monument on Wednesday near Alamogordo. Temperatures in the area hit 105 degrees last week. … Full Article


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