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Brooklyn attorney DiGiovanna launched Atlantic City seminar tradition

Barrister Larry DiGiovanna is known and respected for many achievements and has served as president of esteemed organizations such as the Brooklyn Bar Association and the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association. … Full Article

Brooklyn councilwomen support oversight of rape cases

In light of revelations of the mishandling of rape cases in the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME), the City Council on Friday announced it will convene an emergency oversight hearing in the coming weeks.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan closed all weekend

If you're driving to Manhattan this weekend (January 12 and 13), don’t even think about taking the Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

Helping nonviolent defendants who have mental illnesses

With the recent events in the news can you describe what your office is doing to address the needs of individual defendants who have mental health concerns in Brooklyn? … Full Article

NYPD seek 3 suspects in electronics store robberies

New York City police are looking for three people in connection with a series of robberies at electronics stores in Brooklyn and Queens. … Full Article

Park Slope scout troop welcomes boys, girls, gays

Todd Schweikert loved being a Boy Scout as a child growing up in Iowa, but as a Brooklyn dad he's been “turned off” by the Boy Scouts of America's anti-gay policies. … Full Article

$50M donor puts brakes on Brooklyn Bridge Park velodrome

After more than a half year of controversy, a plan to bring an indoor velodrome, or bicycle racing and sports complex, to Brooklyn Bridge Park has crumbled, the New York Times reports. … Full Article

NIMBY! Man robbed and killed on quiet Park Slope street

A Long Island man just looking to buy a car on Wednesday evening was robbed and killed on 18th Street in Park Slope, police said according to NY1. … Full Article

$50 million velodrome is dead. Philanthropist backs out of Brooklyn Bridge Park project

After more than a half year of controversy, a plan to bring a bicycle racing sports complex called a velodrome to Brooklyn Bridge Park has crumbled, the  … Full Article


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