BROOKLYN EAGLE VIDEO: 66th precinct holds vigil for slain NYPD officers

The 66th Precinct in Brooklyn held a vigil for slain NYPD officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Tuesday afternoon.  … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 23: Our World In Pictures

CROATIA — Paper Lanterns Released for Holiday Season: Paper lanterns are released as a part of Christmas festivities in Zagreb, Croatia, on Monday. … Full Article

Rabbinical student thanks cops for saving his life after stabbing

Members of the Chabad-Lubavitch community in Crown Heights showed their support for police by paying a visit to their local precinct on Monday and bringing along a special guest: the young rabbinical student whose life cops saved after he was stabbed by a deranged assailant on Dec. 9. … Full Article

Trashing electronics becomes illegal in New York

If Santa brings you a shiny new laptop, video game console or flat-screen TV, don't toss the old one in the trash. Starting Jan. 1, the final phase of New York's 2010 electronics recycling law takes effect, making it illegal for consumers to throw so-called "e-waste" in the garbage. … Full Article
Mayor de Blasio Delivers Remarks at Police Athletic League December Luncheon

De Blasio: Put political protests on pause while families mourn NYPD deaths

Mayor Bill de Blasio asked that political protests be put on hold and that New Yorkers console NYPD officers, at an address on Monday at the Police Athletic League December luncheon. … Full Article

Report: Grimm to plead guilty to tax evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, who was hit with a 20-count indictment on charges of fraud and income tax evasion in April, plans to plead guilty to one of the counts, the New York Daily News reported. … Full Article

Brooklyn Public Library gets $5M for Environmental Education Center at Greenpoint Library

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund has awarded Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) a $5 million legacy  grant to build a new Greenpoint Environmental Education Center (GEEC) at its existing neighborhood branch, the Fund announced this week. … Full Article

Adams honors 100-year-old teacher, child-saving firefighter

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has paid tribute to a 100-year-old math teacher at St. Ephrem School in Dyker Heights, as well as a firefighter who saved the life of a 6-year-old boy in Brownsville. … Full Article

Bowdoin to cover education costs for officer's son

BRUNSWICK, Maine— Maine's Bowdoin College is going to cover the education costs of a student whose father was one of two New York City police officers gunned down over the weekend. … Full Article


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