Tuesday January 23, Our World in Pictures

GERMANY — Chick Hatches: A newly hatched chick rest after strong efforts to break through its egg in the zoo in Frankfurt on Tuesday. … Full Article

Riders Alliance pushes for support of congestion pricing

Tara Strome, a member of the Riders Alliance transit advocacy group, said she is tired of being late for work because of slow subway service. … Full Article

MILESTONES: January 23, birthdays for Mariska Hargitay, Tito Ortiz, Taffani Thiessen

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 23rd day of the year. … Full Article

Stringer’s push to abolish bail bonds doesn’t sit right with N.Y.’s Bail Bond Queen

Roughly 10 commercial bail bond establishments line the streets of Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights, most within easy walking distance of the Brooklyn House of Detention. … Full Article

Monday, January 22: Our World In Pictures

SWITZERLAND — Preparing for the World Economic Forum: An armed Swiss officer stands guard on the roof of a hotel near the Congress center, where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum take place in Davos. … Full Article

City says fewer suspects from Brooklyn housed in jails

A recent announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio about the decrease in the inmate population in city jails also had notable information pertaining to Brooklyn’s contribution to the downward trend, according to officials who crunched the numbers and found some interesting results. … Full Article

MILESTONES: January 22, birthdays for Logic, Guy Fieri, Gabriel Macht

Greetings, Brooklyn.  Today is the 22nd day of the year. … Full Article

Car crashes into Newtown Creek, driver not found

From condoms and corpses to trash and tires, residents of North Brooklyn are accustomed to seeing unusual objects floating in Newtown Creek. But what one person discovered in the toxic waterway on Friday morning was one of the more extraordinary findings. … Full Article


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