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A new drug policy agency would focus as much on health as on policing under a proposal a lawmaker plans to formally introduce Thursday to shift how the nation's biggest city approaches illega … Full Article

Brooklyn Defender Services reaches out to Brooklynites in Bed-Stuy

Nella was struggling with an issue with her landlord, but had no idea how to go about handling it. … Full Article

Coalition condemns attacks on Brooklyn Muslims

Leaders from the Muslim, Jewish and Christian communities came together for a press conference in Bay Ridge on Tuesday to denounce two shocking acts of religious intolerance against Muslims that took over the weekend. … Full Article

BP Adams offers reward in Brooklyn Bridge flag security breach

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is offering a $5,000 reward on for information leading to the arrest of suspects connected with Tuesday’s Brooklyn Bridge flag security breach. … Full Article

Twitter reacts to Brooklyn Bridge white flag story

As the Brooklyn Bridge white flag controversy becomes an even bigger story, Twitter has erupted with feedback. … Full Article

Speculation grows as NYPD removes mysterious white flags from Brooklyn Bridge

Officers with NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit (ESU) climbed the cables of the Brooklyn Bridge shortly before noon on Tuesday to take down two enormous white flags that someone hung from the flagpoles atop the stone towers of the bridge. … Full Article

Protesters say child care agency needlessly tearing apart families

Protesters stood outside the Administration for Children's Services' Brooklyn Office Friday afternoon, claiming that the agency tears young children away from their blood relatives for no reason. … Full Article

Sequester a 'tight squeeze' for Section 8 housing residents

To see the consequences of congressional belt tightening, look no further than Yolanda Matthews. “They’re squeezing me,” Matthews said. “I don’t know how I’m going to live.” … Full Article

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