A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent resi … Full Article

NYPD detective killed in Afghan suicide attack is mourned

A New York City detective who was killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan was mourned Tuesday as a selfless public servant and a devoted family man. … Full Article

FDNY probes fatal Bay Ridge house fire

The Fire Department is investigating to determine the cause of a deadly Bay Ridge fire that killed an elderly woman early Tuesday morning. The fire erupted at 434 79th St., a three-story apartment building, at around 1:30 a.m., authorities said. … Full Article

Hikind, NYPD, OEM hold counter-terrorism forum

Officials from the New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Unit and the city’s Office of Emergency Management came to Borough Park to offer a presentation on how individuals should respond to a potentially deadly situation involving a shooter bent on killing multiple numbers of people … Full Article

Outreach teams fan out in NYC as 3 homeless people prepare to sue

As members of the city's new homeless outreach team fanned out Monday in a campaign to persuade people to leave the streets, three homeless New Yorkers filed paperwork to sue over an unrelated effort to remove them, saying police wrongly tossed identifying documents and family photos into a … Full Article

Report: Brooklyn NYCHA buildings have most sex offenders

Local elected officials reacted with shock and anger to an alarming report by a state senator and city councilmember revealing that a large number of registered sex offenders are living in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) buildings. … Full Article

Brooklyn lawmakers seek to tightly restrict sales of ammo statewide

State lawmakers from Brooklyn announced on Monday new draft legislation aimed at tightly restricting the sale of ammunition in New York. … Full Article

De Blasio, Bratton mark year since 2 officers were slain

Accompanied by the sounds of bagpipes and sobs, city officials, family members and police on Sunday honored the lives of two officers who were shot to death a year ago while in their cruiser. … Full Article

Monday Dec. 21, Our World In Pictures

LAS VEGAS — Error Made in Crowning: Former Miss Universe Paulina Vega, center, removes the crown from Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez, left, before giving it to Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach at the Miss Universe pageant on Sunday. … Full Article

Ho, ho, ho: Cobble Hill group delivers gift-wrapped LICH petitions to de Blasio

They came bearing gifts wrapped in bright red ribbons – but these may not be the kind of holiday presents that Mayor Bill de Blasio wants under his Christmas tree. … Full Article

Women pay more for almost identical products, NYC study confirms

A New York City study has confirmed what some women have long suspected: products marketed to women and girls cost, on average, 7 percent more than nearly identical items marketed to men and boys. … Full Article


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