A proposed cluster of high-rise apartment buildings in an industrial part of Bushwick that opponents say will overwhelm the neighborhood with traffic and further spike rents got the green light from a city panel on Wednesday. Comments (8)

Cops: Perp damages cyclist’s bike

Crime: Plus all the other dastardly news from Williamsburg’s 90th Precinct. Comment

First Person: 14 years after attack, she takes self-defense class

Perspective: She was almost murdered in 1999, but she fought off her assailant. Now, she’s making sure she’s prepared if it happens again. Comments (13)
Crime: Cops are asking for help collaring a gunman who opened fire on several people inside a Williamsburg public housing complex last weekend. Comments (10)
A city plan to shoehorn a third school into a building that houses an elementary school and middle school made up of mostly black and Hispanic children is racist, a leader on a Bushwick school board claimed this week. Comments (26)

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