After several highly publicized incidents where children slipped unnoticed out of school buildings, the New York City Council passed legislation on Thursday to install door alarms in public schools … Full Article
Officials say dozens of people were injured when a car being chased by police went through a stop sign and collided with an MTA bus in Brooklyn.
It happened just after 4:30 p.m. Monday near Herkimer Street and Albany Avenue. … Full Article
The Board of Elections says it's experiencing problems at some polling sites around New York City.
One New Yorker says voters were being handed paper ballots at an East Village polling place because of what they were told was a computer glitch. … Full Article
Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes announced Monday the conclusion of the second phase of an ongoing investigation into prostitution and sex trafficking rings being run out of local “spas.” … Full Article
Nelson Mandela will honored at the “2013 Toast of Brooklyn -- Wine and Food Festival” VIP Reception that will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13 and at the festival itself on Saturday, Sept. 14. … Full Article
James W. Tate III, a lifelong Brooklynite and public school teacher who was active at Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights since his childhood, died on Saturday, August 31 following a brief illness. He was 69. … Full Article
Mayor Bloomberg announced today that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Board of Directors has selected Midtown Equities, in partnership with Rockwood Capital and HK Organization, to redevelop Empire Stores, vacant warehouse buildings in DUMBO. … Full Article
Albert Goldberg, a member of the Greatest Generation, said the years have quickly flown by since he saw combat in World War II 70 years ago. “It seems like yesterday to me,” the Brighton Beach resident said. … Full Article