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Brooklyn Bridge walkway facade collapses Wednesday, five injured

The heavy stone facade of the walkway to the Brooklyn Bridge, under the overpass at Washington and Prospect streets in DUMBO, collapsed at roughly 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s mixed message to China

“Some people believe that I should not go and visit China, and learn about how we can join the Chinese residents of Brooklyn with the Chinese community,” Borough President Eric Adams trumpeted from Sunset Park’s Eighth Avenue early Sunday afternoon. … Full Article

Don’t even THINK about parking in Brooklyn Heights on the 4th!

With Brooklyn Bridge Park a prime viewing location for the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks this year, the NYPD is expecting thousands upon thousands of visitors – and parking in Brooklyn Heights is expected to be holy hell. … Full Article

The B37 bus is back!

After four years of waiting, Brooklyn bus riders finally have their B37 back! … Full Article

NYPD to subway acrobats: Sit down

The underground acrobats who flip, somersault and pole-dance among New York City subway riders as trains roll are drawing a new audience — police officers. … Full Article

Conviction of NYC cop cannibalism case overturned

A federal judge has overturned the conviction of a former New York City police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women. … Full Article

Council looks to slow down drivers near schools

School’s out for the summer, but in the City Council, school is very much on members’ minds. Brooklyn council members are working on ways, both big and small, to force motorists to slow down when driving past school buildings. … Full Article

Kidnapped teens' bodies found in Israel, including Brooklynite

JERUSALEM— The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. … Full Article

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