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INDIA — Bank Scam Sparks Demonstrations: An activist of India's opposition Congress party's youth wing jumps from the roof of a police bus after being detained by policemen during  … Full Article

Sarsour commencement speech draws fire

Despite mounting public pressure from elected officials and leaders of Jewish and Catholic organizations, the chancellor of the City University of New York (CUNY) is refusing to rescind an invitation for controversial Arab-American civil rights leader Linda Sarsour to serve as the guest spe … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 25: Hello There. We Really Like Your Striped Bedspread

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 62°, Night 57°, rainy … Full Article

PHOTOS: Brooklyn Heights Library comes down, section by section

A sign of changing times, the much-contested demolition of the Brooklyn Heights Library building at 280 Cadman Plaza West is well underway. Much of the second floor is down already, and another section disappears with each passing day. … Full Article

Fleet Week NY: U.S. Navy divers swim with stingrays at New York Aquarium

There were Spanish hogfish, purplemouth moray eels, queen angelfish and stingrays. And then there were U.S. Navy divers. From behind a coral reef emerged two men, adorned in camouflage, bubbles bursting from their mouths. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton salutes Navy for Fleet Week

Fleet Week is finally here! And even though the seven-day event is designed to highlight the accomplishments of the country’s seafaring military service members, the U.S. Army is also standing at attention for the festivities. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Community Council hosts 40th annual essay contest

Twenty-five aspiring young writers were honored for their creative efforts at the Bay Ridge Community Council’s (BRCC) 40th annual essay contest. The deserving award recipients included fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from schools throughout the borough. … Full Article

Parker installs retired NYPD officer to New York State Senate Veteran’s Hall Of Fame

State Senator Kevin Parker installed retired New York City Police Officer and Air Force Veteran, Detective H. Leroy Hutchinson into the New York State Senate Veterans’ Hall of Fame. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today May 24: The Danes are Coming, Without the Danishes

Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 69°, Night 56°, light rain likely, then partly sunny … Full Article

Fleet Week New York 2017 kicks off with Parade of Ships

Fleet Week New York kicked off Wednesday and runs through May 30. This awesome event is the city's celebration of our country’s maritime services. … Full Article

Following Manchester bombing, NYPD ramps up security

Following the horrific attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that killed 22 people and injured scores more, the NYPD has taken a number of measures to ramp up security in New York City. … Full Article

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