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Law enforcement heavyweight William Bratton confirmed on Monday that he will not remain head of the NYPD past the end of Mayor Bill de Blasio's first term in 2017. … Full Article

Brooklyn, rejoice! Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks returning to East River once again

The Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will once again illuminate the skies over Brooklyn this year, with rockets blasting off from two locations in the East River, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Friday. … Full Article

Stringer: NYC child welfare agency failing troubled youth

New York City's child welfare agency dropped the ball on a citywide program designed to keep troubled youths out of the criminal justice system, City Comptroller Scott Stringer said in an audit released Friday. … Full Article

Labor, green groups team up to push for clean energy in NY

Several labor unions and environmental groups teamed up Wednesday to urge New York lawmakers to do more to address climate change. … Full Article

A June 4 walking tour will shine a spotlight on East New York's historic buildings

Do you know the way to the old Borden Dairy, whose façade is graced with tile murals of cows in mountain-top meadows? How about the stunning Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity, with its distinctive green domes? … Full Article

Are Pier 6 towers inevitable? City says yes

Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) says it will vote this Tuesday on a revised plan to develop two residential towers in the park at Pier 6. … Full Article

NYC buses set to get new safety technology in test program

Safety technology that would warn pedestrians that a bus is turning or help bus drivers avoid collisions is coming to some New York City buses. … Full Article

World War II veteran leads Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

One of the oldest Memorial Day parades in the country took place right here in Brooklyn. The 149th Annual Kings County Memorial Day Parade was held on Monday, May 30, in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Eagle tours USS Bainbridge, ship that rescued Captain Phillips from Somali pirates

One of the—if not the most—prestigious and famed naval ships in the U.S. Navy’s history docked at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook on Wednesday for Fleet Week New York. … Full Article

Friday May 27, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Tennis Player Rejoices: Britain's Andy Murray reacts as he defeats Croatia's Ivo Karlovic during their third round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium on Friday. … Full Article

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