Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics FuriousSteven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.
City Considers Reversing Ban, Placing Regulations On Ferrets As PetsAs the de Blasio administration considers reversing a 1999 ban on ferrets as pets in New York City, one ferret advocate said the plan to regulate the animals is "wrong."
NYPD: Suspect Charged With Raping Woman Near Brooklyn College Eric Dancy, 25, is also charged with assault, robbery, criminal sex act, sex abuse, unlawful imprisonment and other charges, police said.
Controversial Brooklyn College Event With Anti-Israel Speakers Goes On Calmly The speakers talked about using boycotts, divestment and sanctions to pressure Israel on how it treats Palestinian rights. The audience of roughly 200 people was mainly supportive.
Bloomberg Sides With Academic Freedom In Controversial Brooklyn College EventMayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking up for the cause of academic freedom amid controversy over an event at a public college.
Cops Release Sketch Of Brooklyn Rape SuspectThe attack happened just before 10 a.m. on Feb. 2 near east 27th Street and Glenwood Avenue.
Neighbors On Edge After Broad Daylight Rape In BrooklynThe hunt continued Monday for a rapist and robber who struck in broad daylight in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and neighbors were on edge as they learned about the horrifying attack.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind Protests Brooklyn College's Decision To Host Anti-Israel LectureAssemblyman Dov Hikind and others held a rally Thursday morning, protesting Brooklyn College for welcoming a lecture at its student center next week by two people from a pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel group.
Brooklyn College Under Heavy Criticism For Hosting Anti-Israel LectureIsrael is at the center of a campus controversy at Brooklyn College. A group calling for boycotts and sanctions against Israel has been invited to speak next month, and some think the college itself has gone too far.
Jerry Seinfeld To Add Long Island Show, Donate Proceeds To Sandy ReliefJerry Seinfeld announced Wednesday that he has added a show in Long Island to his upcoming tour in December, and that he will donate the proceeds to relief efforts for Superstorm Sandy victims.
Brooklyn College Provost Accused Of Anti-Semitic Behavior, Racial BiasAssemblyman Dov Hikind said some high-level staff members claim despite recommendations from search committees, Provost William Tramontano prevented observant Jewish women from being hired.
Police Scuffle With Protesters As Thousands March To City Hall As Part Of 'Occupy Wall Street' The NYPD said that there were about a dozen arrests Wednesday night. Most of those were for disorderly conduct, but at least one arrest was as for assaulting a police officer. Police said a protester knocked an officer off his scooter.