PHILIPPINES — Army Celebrates: Philippine troops fire cannons to give President Rodrigo Duterte a 21-gun salute during the 121st anniversary celebration of the Philippine Army on T … Full Article

New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

ALBANY— New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 26: Brooklyn DA Race Gets Fiery

 Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 77°, Night 68°, mostly sunny. … Full Article

Tuesday July 25, Our World in Pictures

LIBYA — Organization Rescues Migrants: Migrants wait to be rescued by aid workers of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday. … Full Article

Wednesday July 26, Our World in Pictures

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Bird's Eye View: The whirlpool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is an art installation called "Descension" by Anish Kapoor. That's the shoreline of Lower Manhattan in the distance. … Full Article

'Turn yourself in,' Brooklyn pols urge cowardly hit-and-run drivers

In a somber gathering in Greenpoint on Tuesday at the site of one of last weekend's two brutal hit-and-run deaths in Brooklyn, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodriguez, Stephen Levin and Mark Treyger called for the two cowardly drivers to turn themselves in — before the police get to them.   … Full Article

Angry squirrel has residents going nuts in Prospect Park

One year ago, the borough was dealing with crafty raccoons that were invading neighborhoods including Park Slope, Crown Heights, Sunset Park and Carroll Gardens. … Full Article

Kosciuszko Bridge demolition began today

The first phase of the demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge began Tuesday with the lowering of the main span after a two-week delay from its original publically anticipated July 11 demolition date, officials said. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 25: A Replacement For The 'Watchtower' Sign?

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 72°, Night 64°, slight chance showers. … Full Article

Monday July 24, Our World in Pictures

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Sunset Glow: Moody clouds add drama to sunset seen from the rooftop bar of 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

Thousands enjoy Bay Ridge's Summer Stroll on 3rd Ave.

Summer Stroll on 3rd appears to be hitting its stride. Thousands of people turned out to enjoy the second Summer Stroll on 3rd of 2017 on Friday night, taking advantage of the freedom that the absence of cars on the avenue gave them. … Full Article


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