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

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton stepping down

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is resigning his post atop the nation's largest police force, after a tenure in which he received credit for keeping crime down and navigated tension between police and minority communities. … Full Article

Judge throws out Brooklyn Bridge Park Pierhouse lawsuit

State Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel on Thursday threw out a lawsuit attempting to block construction of part of the Pierhouse residential/ hotel complex at 130 Furman Street in Brooklyn Bridge Park. … Full Article

Brooklyn Muslims blast Trump over Khan remarks

The controversy of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inflammatory statement about the parents of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in the war in Iraq is huge. … Full Article

Parking meter proliferation alarms Bay Ridge residents

Parking meters are sprouting like ugly weeds in Bay Ridge, according to angry residents who charged that the city’s recent installation of muni-meters in their neighborhood is unfair. … Full Article

Pokemon No: Cuomo to prevent 3,000 registered sex offenders from playing viral game

ALBANY— New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday directed state authorities to prevent nearly 3,000 registered sex offenders now on parole from playing "Pokemon Go" in an effort to safeguard children who play. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park seeks to move Pier 6 lawsuit from Manhattan to Brooklyn court

Construction of two controversial residential towers on Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park won’t begin until at least Dec. 1 as a court mulls a request by the park to change the venue of a lawsuit seeking to block the development. … Full Article

Brooklyn housing preservation group seeking funds

A Dyker Heights-based housing preservation group that has been at the forefront of the city’s fight against landlords who illegally convert single- and two-family homes into multi-unit apartment houses is hoping for a boost in donations in order to continue its work. … Full Article

Thursday July 28, Our World In Pictures

BROOKLYN — Ribbon Cut for New Bank: Greenpoint Chamber of Commerce’s Secretary Martha Holstein (center) and the executives from the Brooklyn Chamber … Full Article


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