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Park Slope: Two Park Slope construction workers were sent to Methodist Hospital following accidents at two separate work sites that occurred within about an hour of each other on Tuesday, in a bizarre, but fortunately non-life-threatening coincidence. Comments (1)
Event: Prospect Park’s Spring Fling fair and old-timey baseball exhibition are only two of a whopping 17 outdoor events set to happen in the park this weekend. Comment

Brooklyn bigots: String of senseless hate crimes have left Williamsburg Jews in fear of attack

Williamsburg: Williamsburg Jews suffered a string of senseless attacks earlier this month, leaving members of the neighborhood’s Orthodox Jewish community fearing for their safety, according to a local rabbi. Comments (12)
Art: This art space is hitting a Myles-stone! Comment

Lout attacks and robs cab driver

Fort Greene: Plus more relentless crime from Fort Greene and Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct. Comment

Police: Suspect hits man with an umbrella during fight

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Thief swipes package from stoop

Carroll Gardens: Crime from the 76th Precinct in Carroll Gardens. Comment

Police: Two women attack another woman inside homeless shelter

Park Slope: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

Vandal smashes man’s car window

Sunset Park: Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment
Fort Greene: Police cuffed a man they suspect of trying to steal a pricey laptop, while armed with knives, from the Fort Greene Apple Store on Flatbush Avenue on May 7. Comment
Downtown: Civic honchos chastised the city for delaying the release of community guidelines for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s borough jails plan. Comment
Downtown: Kings County legal eagles celebrated the First Amendment at the annual Law Day celebration at the Supreme Court on May 8. Comment

Get lit: Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks to return to Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Heights: Talk about a fire festival! Comment

East New York man sentenced in fatal 2015 Bed-Stuy shooting: DA

Bedford-Stuyvesant: An East New York man faces up to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in Brooklyn Supreme Court on May 9. Comments (2)

Sunset stick-up: Three gunmen make off with $7,800 in Sunset Park robbery

Sunset Park: Cops are hunting the gun-toting goons who robbed a 53-year-old man in Sunset Park on May 3, nabbing a whopping $7,800. Comments (1)

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