The world’s most notorious drug kingpin and prison escape artist, “El Chapo” Guzman, won’t be tunneling his way out jail in New York City, law enforcement officials said at a press conference … Full Article

Thursday Dec. 3, Our World In Pictures

MANHATTAN — City’s Holiday Spirit Kicks In: People watch as the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is lit during a ceremony on Wednesday. The Norway spruce tree stands at about 78 feet tall and is lit with more than 40,000 multi-colored LED lights. … Full Article

Wednesday Dec. 2, Our World In Pictures

PARIS — Art Installation Host to Birds: A seagull stands on the artwork "Where the Tides Ebb and Flow" by Argentinian artist Pedro Marzorati installed in a pond at the Montsouris Park during the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, on Wednesday. … Full Article

Crime reporter from Brooklyn breaks big story

Who was this kid from Brooklyn, now in his fifties, being interviewed nationally on Dateline NBC about Johnny Hincapie? … Full Article

Tuesday Dec. 1, Our World In Pictures

MISSOURI — Students Demand Rights: Rev. … Full Article

HeartShare starts toy drive for kids in its care

HeartShare Human Services of New York, which provides educational and recreational programs for children and developmentally disabled adults, is holding a toy and gift drive to benefit the kids and adults in its care.  … Full Article

Friends of Hope Ballfield to be honored at reception

The thousands of volunteers who clean and maintain the city’s parks are a valuable asset to New York, according to the organization Partnerships for Parks, which will be handing out awards to several groups in a ceremony on Dec. 2. … Full Article

Bay Ridge board rejects affordable housing re-zoning plan

Joining a growing chorus of Brooklyn community boards that are not singing the praises of Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing plan, Community Board 10 voted to reject a key element of the mayor’s ambitious proposal. … Full Article

Obama honors Brooklyn natives Chisholm, Streisand, more

President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl." … Full Article

Public Advocate report shows Brooklyn landlords among the worst in NYC

The city’s annual Worst Landlords Watchlist is out, and Brooklyn is well represented on this annual walk of shame compiled by the Public Advocate’s Office. … Full Article

Wednesday Nov. 25, Our World In Pictures

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Streisand Receives Honor: President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Barbra Streisand during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday. … Full Article


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