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Man Who Smuggled More Than 150 Guns Into Brooklyn Gets 18 Years in Prison

Michael Quick, of Georgia, smuggled guns into the state via I-95, the "Iron Pipeline."

Clinton Hill »

88th Precinct Needs More Officers and Patrol Cars, Pols and Police Say

Public Advocate Letitia James held a town hall meeting to discuss resources at the local precinct.

Tompkinsville »

Groups File Appeal to Have Eric Garner Grand Jury Minutes Released

The NYCLU, Public Advocate Letitia James and the Legal Aid Society filed a state appeal Tuesday.

Clinton Hill »

Rise in Clinton Hill Shootings Prompts Public Advocate to Host Safety Forum

Shootings in the 88th Precinct have nearly doubled since last year.

Tompkinsville »

Appellate Court Denies Release of Eric Garner Grand Jury Minutes

The Brooklyn court on Wednesday upheld a Staten Island judge's decision to keep the testimony secret.

University Heights »

Mother of Dead 3-Year-Old Claims ACS Targeted Her for Punishment

Ashley Ramirez, the mother of Poseidon Quinones, is suing the city for $7.5 million.

Morris Heights »

Books, iPads and Chess Arrive in Bronx Park for Summer

Hayden Lord Park in Morris Heights will be home to an Ideas Box until early September.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Leaders Condemn Crown Heights Hate Crime

A 36-year-old man was hit with a rock and called anti-gay slurs in the June 30 attack.

Prospect Heights »

Parents Form Lobbying Group to Push for Middle School at Atlantic Yards

A new community group, M.S. OneBrooklyn, wants more middle school seats in Prospect Heights.

Clinton Hill »

Clinton Hill Key Food to Officially Close Next Week Amid Objections

The Key Food at 325 Lafayette Ave. will shutter on July 11.

Civic Center »

De Blasio's Scathing Criticism of Cuomo Gets Mixed Support

Some local politicans declined to criticize Cuomo while others welcomed the mayor's comments.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Isn't the Only Progessive Politician Who Doesn't Pay Interns

From the City Council, to the Public Advocate and Members of Congress, electeds don't pay their interns.

Ditmars »

Six Buildings in Astoria Co-Op Still Without Gas or Hot Water Since April

Tenants and elected officials rallied at Acropolis Gardens Monday, calling for service to be restored.

Forest Hills »

Parents Call on City to Fight School Overcrowding by Doubling New Seats

Under the city's current plan, approximately 38,000 new school seats would be created citywide.

Prospect Heights »

NYPD Adds Protection to Black Churches After Deadly Charleston Shooting

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called the shooting a "terrorist act."