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VIDEO: Bridge on a Barge: Old Kosciuszko Bridge span dismantled, shipped down creek

The old Kosciuszko Bridge was slowly lowered onto barges all day Tuesday and shipped down Newtown Creek Wednesday after a two-week delay from its publically anticipated July 11 dem … Full Article

UPDATE: Missing Bath Beach grandmother found dead

In a heartbreaking ending to a sad situation, a missing Bath Beach woman whose disappearance led to a massive search effort by members of her church was found dead Tuesday, eight days after she mysteriously vanished. … Full Article

Gentile backs historic district status for ‘Doctor’s Row’

An effort by Bay Ridge residents to have their street declared a historic district by the de Blasio administration is getting a big assist from Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who has come out in favor of the idea. … Full Article

New York eyes ‘textalyzer’ to bust drivers

ALBANY— New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today July 26: Brooklyn DA Race Gets Fiery

 Weather, Brooklyn Borough Hall (NWS): Day 77°, Night 68°, mostly sunny. … Full Article

Tuesday July 25, Our World in Pictures

LIBYA — Organization Rescues Migrants: Migrants wait to be rescued by aid workers of Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday. … Full Article

Wednesday July 26, Our World in Pictures

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — Bird's Eye View: The whirlpool in Brooklyn Bridge Park is an art installation called "Descension" by Anish Kapoor. That's the shoreline of Lower Manhattan in the distance. … Full Article

'Turn yourself in,' Brooklyn pols urge cowardly hit-and-run drivers

In a somber gathering in Greenpoint on Tuesday at the site of one of last weekend's two brutal hit-and-run deaths in Brooklyn, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodriguez, Stephen Levin and Mark Treyger called for the two cowardly drivers to turn themselves in — before the police get to them.   … Full Article

Angry squirrel has residents going nuts in Prospect Park

One year ago, the borough was dealing with crafty raccoons that were invading neighborhoods including Park Slope, Crown Heights, Sunset Park and Carroll Gardens. … Full Article

Kosciuszko Bridge demolition began today

The first phase of the demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge began Tuesday with the lowering of the main span after a two-week delay from its original publically anticipated July 11 demolition date, officials said. … Full Article

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