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NYPD commissioner Bratton: Police choke video 'disturbing'

NYPD Commissioner William Bratton says widely seen video of a fatal choke hold incident is "disturbing" but doesn't tell the whole story. Bratton conceded Friday on CBS "This Morning" that the snippet from a longer video has really struck a chord with the public. … Full Article

Raised in Brooklyn, WWII vet who found Hitler's top hat dies at 88

ALBANY— Richard Marowitz was just a day removed from witnessing the horrors of Dachau when he found a top hat on a shelf in a closet in Adolf Hitler's Munich apartment. … Full Article

Sunset Park couple offering $1,000 reward in Shore Haven anti-Muslim case

A prominent Sunset Park couple, angered by the recent case in which anti-Muslim fliers were distributed in a Bensonhurst apartment complex, have announced that they are personally offering a $1,000 reward to anyone providing information to police leading to the arrest of those responsible for the … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park board to move forward with Pier 6 development

A passionate crowd packed Wednesday’s Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation board meeting at Borough Hall, despite it being held at 3 p.m. on a work day. … Full Article

MTA to put more B1 buses on 86th Street

Take heart, all of you exasperated B1 bus riders! Your long, long wait for a bus to arrive may finally end. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is rolling out more B1 buses to ease congestion and long wait times. … Full Article

Macon St. in Bed-Stuy deemed Brooklyn's ‘Greenest’ block

Brooklyn is famous for its tree-lined blocks — especially Macon Street between Howard and Ralph avenues in Bedford-Stuyvesant. … Full Article

Top comments from our exclusive LICH billing exposé

Eagle reporter Mary Frost's in-depth, exclusive report on how SUNY mismanaged and lost more than $100 million in LICH funds elicited over a dozen passionate and heartfelt … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park unveils 14 design proposals for Pier 6

On Wednesday, the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation released details of 14 different design proposals for residential development at two sites near Pier 6, at the foot of Atlantic Avenue. … Full Article

Brooklyn joins National Night Out in a big way

Cops barbecuing hot dogs, kids getting free bicycle helmets, music fans enjoying concerts in parks and plazas, and lots of camaraderie between the police and the public. Brooklyn took part in National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday in a big way. … Full Article

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