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Ferguson, Missouri, is nearly 1,000 miles away, but that didn't stop crowds of people in Brooklyn from protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed Michael B … Full Article

NY remains could be missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo

Police were investigating whether human remains found along the East River could be those of an autistic teen who walked out of his school more than three months ago and vanished, a law enforcement official said Friday. … Full Article

Schumer, Gillibrand get federal funds for gas station generators

One of the enduring images of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy was of the long lines of cars outside gas stations. Many of the stations were forced to close, not because they lacked gasoline, but because they had no electricity and therefore, had tanks incapable of pumping gas. … Full Article

Super Bowl has Brooklyn restaurant scene ready to score

The Super Bowl won't touch down in New Jersey until next month, but the New York restaurant scene already is rolling out the turf carpet. … Full Article

Greenfield calls for investigation after boy falls through manhole

It’s a story that has a happy ending, but Councilman David Greenfield said he wants to make sure it’s a story that is not repeated. … Full Article

Mayor puts his ‘Vision Zero’ plan in motion

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced an ambitious plan to reduce the number of fatal traffic accidents on city streets down to zero in 10 years and ordered a group of agencies to work together to come up with a comprehensive road map on how to achieve that goal. … Full Article

Brooklyn native Tommy Bonfiglio takes New York pizza to Jersey

Brooklyn native Tommy Bonfiglio says that New York pizza has been a passion for him since childhood. When he turned 50, after an already successful career as a tax attorney, he felt he was too young to retire, but it was time to do something different. … Full Article

‘Brooklyn Abolitionists / In Pursuit of Freedom’ now on view at Brooklyn Historical Society

Now on view at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), “Brooklyn Abolitionists / In Pursuit of Freedom,” is a thought-provoking, interactive new exhibition that uncovers the lesser-known stories of Brooklyn activists who fought for freedom and racial justice in the 19th century. … Full Article

Fog engulfs Brooklyn Heights

Smoke on the water ... or fog really, seen above the shoreline from Brooklyn Heights Wednesday morning.  … Full Article

Hikind says muni-meter receipts blowing in the wind

Talk about being in the thick of it! … Full Article

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