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A new drug policy agency would focus as much on health as on policing under a proposal a lawmaker plans to formally introduce Thursday to shift how the nation's biggest city approaches illega … Full Article

Man jumps on to Brooklyn subway tracks, disrupts service

Transit officials say a man was injured after jumping on subway tracks in Brooklyn. It happened at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Church Avenue station. The MTA says it involved a northbound No. 5 train. … Full Article

Couples to be wed at shuttered ReBar seek criminal recourse

Brooklyn business owner Jason Stevens has plead not guilty to tax fraud charges in Brooklyn Supreme Court, Criminal Term. … Full Article

Brooklyn veteran named to New York State Senate Veteran's Hall of Fame

Brooklyn veteran Danylo Rakowsky, who continues to serve his fellow veterans after his military service, has been named to the 2014 New York State Senat
 … Full Article

Brooklyn sailor serving on nuclear submarine

A Brooklyn man is getting the chance of a lifetime, serving on a nuclear submarine as a member of the U.S. Navy, where he is realizing his leadership qualities. … Full Article

City names Bay Ridge corner in memory of hero firefighter

Such was Firefighter Michael Behette’s dedication to duty that when the Sept. 11 attacks took place he drove all the way from Florida, where he was on vacation, to New York to help with the recover effort at Ground Zero. … Full Article

Save Pier 6 campaigns for more proportional development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

“The petition is very open-ended,” Lori Schomp explained to a woman strolling through Saturday’s Willowtown Fair. “We’re just asking for the community to be involved. As these decisions are evolving and happening very fast, we’d like the park to slow down so neighbors can have an input.” … Full Article

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