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Cop recognized for stopping a gunfight at the Farragut Houses

The 84th Precinct Community Council named officer Philip Hirsh it’s Cop of the Month after he and his partner narrowly escaped a gunfight with three individuals in the hallways of the Farragut Houses two months ago. … Full Article

NYPD rescues Brooklyn Bridge jumper in dangerous mission

On Thursday at about 1:40 p.m., police responded to an emotionally disturbed male on the Brooklyn Bridge.. Upon arrival, members of the NYPD's Emergency Service Unit observed a male atop a metal stress beam on the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge wearing duct tape and a mask over his face. … Full Article

What's News for May 22

Brooklyn prosecutors say a 75-year-old man beat his wife to death because she served him lentils for dinner instead of the goat he was craving. Noor Hussein is on trial in Brooklyn for murder in the death of his 66-year-old wife, Nazar Hussein, in 2011. … Full Article

Forecasters predict slow Atlantic hurricane season

A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared. … Full Article

Lawmakers demand increased safety for Coney Island

A group of elected officials that included Borough President Eric Adams and U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries stood on a Coney Island street corner on Sunday to denounce recent episodes of gun violence in the community and to demand more action by police and the city. … Full Article

Assembly passes anti-slur bill for sports teams

What’s in a name? William Shakespeare wasn’t the only person who has ever pondered that question. Sports teams with names that some find insulting are finding themselves on the receiving end of heavy criticism these days. … Full Article

What's news for May 21

The NYPD says two students at a Brooklyn elementary school are accused of trying to poison their teacher.
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