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A former New York City police sergeant was indicted in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Friday for allegedly planting a knife at at the scene where he shot a man in  Read more

Police are searching for a bigoted vandal or vandals who defaced multiple city buses on Friday with a racial slur and the message “white power.” [ more › ]  Read more

A soaking wet sheep was rescued after it was found tied up to a tree in a park in Brooklyn, and police don’t have any idea what it was doing  Read more

A woman was repeatedly assaulted while in a Brooklyn deli last weekend, and police are still searching for the suspect. Security camera video shows a man groping the victim, then  Read more


“Look at this,” says Lawrence Quigley, pointing to a photograph on the wall of his Brooklyn apartment. “The composition, the symmetry—that’s just a beautiful photograph.” [ more › ]  Read more

Because the ‘Forrest Gump’ sequel would have been bonkers, check out today’s end-of-day links: FuckJerry lawsuit, Jared Kushner loves WhatsApp, Fall Out Boy sued by Brooklyn marionette maker, ‘Deadwood: The  Read more

Renowned Arizona pizzeria Grimaldi’s is finally opening up an outpost in Brooklyn, in an extremely iconic location the pizza-loving among you will surely recognize: 1 Front Street in DUMBO. [  Read more

I don’t trust robocars and you can’t make me. This was true before a self-driving Uber hit and killed a woman as she crossed the street last year, and has  Read more

Police are searching for a man who attacked a woman seemingly at random on a Brooklyn sidewalk earlier this month. [ more › ] Read more

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is one of New York City’s most beautiful bridges, and arguably its most exclusionary. In recent years, cyclists and pedestrians have begged for access to the elegant  Read more

Walls may not do much to stanch the flow of narcotics over our national borders outside established ports of entry, or to deter immigrants from entering the country, but they  Read more

In September of last year, 19-year-old delivery worker Christopher Parham was inside a Williamsburg grocery store picking up ingredients for his boss when he was approached by a plainclothes police  Read more

More and more students at Jewish schools in ultra-Orthodox Brooklyn went without the measles vaccine over the past five years, setting the stage for what’s become the largest measles outbreak  Read more

The NYPD has released images of tattoos on a body that was discovered last week in hopes that someone will be able to help identify the person. [ more ›  Read more

This morning, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams kicked off Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s 86th birthday with a damn fine proposal (which we first heard about last September): renaming the Brooklyn  Read more

Police are responding to reports of a sea mine that may have washed up in Newtown Creek under the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge in East Williamsburg. UPDATE: Not a sea mine,  Read more

Five more ultra-Orthodox schools have been cited by New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for letting unvaccinated children attend classes, in flagrant violation of an order put  Read more

Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed today that he is planning to expand the edge of Lower Manhattan into the East River, creating approximately 500 feet of new land on the  Read more

The NYPD Hate Crime Unit is investigating anti-Semitic graffiti that was scrawled on a poster of Ruth Bader Ginsburg inside a Brooklyn subway station this week. [ more › ]  Read more

The NYPD is investigating two Brooklyn police officers for allegedly having sex in a patrol car, after the cops managed to inadvertently record their raunchy rendezvous on a body-worn camera,  Read more

A baby goat or “loose lamb” was seen darting along the Gowanus Expressway in Brooklyn this morning, as Twitter user @jamesh173 first noted. [UPDATE, March 14, 2019: The lamb was  Read more

The Department of Transportation’s initial plan to rehabilitate the triple-cantilevered section of the crumbling Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) didn’t go over well with locals, especially the part where it proposed  Read more

Pete Davidson has gotten extremely good at pissing people off with his Weekend Update bits: first he alienated all of Staten Island, then he was forced to apologize to Rep.  Read more


The Hudson Yards, the $25 billion residential and commercial complex, built atop MTA LIRR rail yards on the west side of Manhattan, is opening this Friday. However, one spectacular  Read more

A 16-year-old boy was kissed and groped by a man in a Brooklyn subway station earlier this year, and police are still looking for the assailant. [ more  Read more

The NYPD has arrested a driver who fatally struck an elderly pedestrian in a Bushwick crosswalk this weekend, according to authorities. [ more › ] Read more

When Governor Andrew Cuomo swooped in earlier this year to cancel the full L train shutdown plan, replacing it with a new proposal to repair the tunnel one tube at  Read more

In early February, we ventured out to see if we could clean a small section of a subway platform in a way that, at the very least, left us with  Read more

A Brooklyn woman was arrested for slapping a 71-year-old driver in the face this morning, after the senior citizen crashed her car into a Bensonhurst deli. [ more › ]  Read more

Last night, members of a block association at Quincy Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, volleyed back and forth at a community meeting regarding a local BDSM business that recently moved in  Read more

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