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Civic Center »

Housing Groups Heckle Mayor on Steps of City Hall Over Affordable Housing

The groups called for more involvement in the city's rezoning process.

East New York »

Brooklyn School Restores Program for Youth Marching Band After Protests

The school allowed the Soul Tigers Marching Band to resume regular practice after talks with officials.

East New York »

Community Launches Fundraiser and Benefit for Akai Gurley’s Family

An online campaign is looking to raise $150,000 to move Gurley's daughter and her mother to a new home.

East New York »

City Wants 'Cushion Against Gentrification' in East New York Rezoning

Officials plan to turn Atlantic Avenue into a "vibrant corridor" with buildings up to 12 stories.

East New York »

Police Release Age-Enhanced Photo of Missing Brooklyn Boy Patrick Alford

The NYPD is asking for the public's help on the five-year anniversary of Patrick Alford's disappearance.

East New York »

Brooklyn Youth Marching Band Protests Program Cuts

School officials have limited access to the Soul Tigers Marching Band's practice space, directors say.

Bed-Stuy »

Rev. Al Sharpton Lays Memorial Wreaths in Brooklyn for Murdered Officers

Sharpton joined the family of Eric Garner in honoring Dets. Liu and Ramos in Bedford-Stuyvesant. 

Bed-Stuy »

Straphangers Demand Better C Train Service

The Riders Alliance is asking for greater frequency and better communication on the Eighth Avenue line. 

East New York »

NYPD Dragging Feet on Justice for Stabbing Victim Tanaya Copeland: Petition

Advocates and relatives of murder victim Tanaya Copeland, 18, want to see charges in her death.

Rockaway Park »

Detective Who Shot Partner Had Been Drinking in Rockaway Bar: Sources

Jay Poggi and Matt Sullivan were drinking at the Wharf Bar & Grill before the accident, sources say.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy's 81st Precinct Gets New Commanding Officer

Deputy Inspector Scott Henderson is a 19-year veteran who comes to Bed-Stuy from the 88th Precinct.

East New York »

Pedestrian Killed by a Truck in Brooklyn Hit-and-Run

The unidentified man was pushing a shopping cart along Atlantic Ave. when he was hit by the truck.

Brownsville »

Mom of 2-Year-Old Killed by Out-of-Control Car Turns to Helping Others

Wendy McLean, who lost her son in a tragic accident, is helping other mothers who have lost their kids.

East New York »

Bogus Policeman Tricks Grandmother Into Turning Over $1,500, NYPD Says

A pair of con artists tricked a woman out of $1,500 by telling her that her grandson was under arrest.

Bed-Stuy »

Parents Want to Bring Gifted and Talented Program to Bed-Stuy

Parents in Bed-Stuy are reaching out to the community to bring a new gifted and talented program.