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City Too Slow to Warn of Health Dangers After Williamsburg Fire, Locals Say

Williamsburg's industrial history makes it unclear how chemicals could be impacting health, they said.

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Williamsburg Storage Fire Still Burning, May Have Destroyed Sensitive Docs

It's unclear how long firefighters will continue to battle the still-smoldering blaze. 

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Massive Fire Breaks Out in Warehouse on Williamsburg Waterfront

There were no injuries reported for the fire at 5 N 11th Street near Kent Avenue.

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Teen Charged in Kickstarter Burglary Busted for Second Williamsburg Theft

The 16-year-old walked into buildings by holding the door after people left, authorities said.

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MAP: Best Routes for You to Catch a Breeze While Biking to Work

Biking to the office can make you a sweaty mess in the summer. Here are some ways to avoid that.

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Student Found in East River to Be Honored With Memorial Scholarship

A Medgar Evers College scholarship will be created in Steven Middleton's memory.

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Body of Missing Swimmer Found in East River, Medical Examiner Says

The body of Steven L. Middleton was found in Newtown Creek, officials said.

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Police Searching for East River Swimmer Swept Away by Current

Steven Middleton, 21, jumped off a pier to swim with three friends, police sources said.

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Williamsburg ATM Stripped of Keypad, Card Reader, Police Say

Two men ripped off the ATM's front panel at 110 Kent Ave., police said. 

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Two-Way Bike Lane To Be Extended on Kent Avenue to Slow Traffic

The two-way bike lane being extended on Kent Ave. this month will narrow the street and deter speeding.

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City Planning Commission Approves Domino Sugar Factory Redevelopment

The City Planning Commission approved a proposal to redevelop the former Domino Sugar Factory site.

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Key Food's Upscale 'Urban Market' Opens in Williamsburg

Some residents said they'd waited years for such an upscale supermarket in South Williamsburg.

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Developers Get Local Support for Heightened Towers at Domino Site

Developers successfully appealed to residents with open space, affordable housing and commercial space.

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Apple Thief Bites Grocery Worker Who Demanded He Pay, Police Say

The Nassau Avenue worker was taken to the hospital after the attack.

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Brooklyn Man Confesses to Stabbing Girlfriend to Death, Prosecutors say

Merceda Young was found dead and wrapped in a moving blanket in a Williamsburg lot.