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Eric Adams

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Police Union Leader Blasts Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Brooklyn DNC Bid

Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, said he does not support the mayor’s call to bring the convention to the Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn.

08/26/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

A mysterious white flag is seen on top of the Brooklyn Bridge on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD’s Miller: No Likely Terror Connection In Brooklyn Bridge White Flag Placement

American flags are once again flying on top of the Brooklyn Bridge after someone replaced the flags sometime overnight with what appeared to be whitewashed or faded versions of Old Glory.

07/22/2014

Prospect Park Lake (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President, Nonprofit Urge Swimming Safety After Drowning

In the wake of the drowning death of a toddler in Prospect Park, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and a nonprofit swimming education group have joined together to urge proper water safety.

07/07/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Suspect Apprehended In Stabbings That Left 1 Child Dead, 1 Hurt In Brooklyn

Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.

06/04/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces a job-creation task force on May 20, 2014, at Brooklyn Army Terminal. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill De Blasio Launching Task Force Aiming To Create Jobs, Close Income Gap

Mayor Bill de Blasio is creating a task force to reinvent the city’s approach to job training, creation and placement.

05/20/2014

Charter School (credit: CBS 2)

Rep. Cantor Visits Bronx Charter School As Debate Over Public Schools Continues

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) met with students, parents and teachers at the Bronx Charter School for Excellence on Monday.

05/12/2014

A group of people walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on May 11, 2014, to raise awareness about domestic violence. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Moms Stand Up Against Domestic Abuse By Walking Across Brooklyn Bridge

Some moms skipped Mother’s Day brunch Sunday to raise awareness about domestic violence by walking over the Brooklyn Bridge.

05/11/2014

TORONTO, CANADA - June 5: New Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Press Conference on June 5, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

F-Bomb Costs Raptors GM Masai Ujiri $25K; Rob Ford Up For Brooklyn Bet

The NBA has fined Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri $25,000 for using profanity in a public place.

04/21/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Eric Adams Sticks Up For Brooklyn After Raptors GM Drops F-Bomb

That’s the message Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is sending in response to the profanity that Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri heaved in the direction of New York City’s most populous bureau.

04/20/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Borough President Hits Bump In The Road With Charity Misstep

At a recent borough hall event with business leaders Adams’ staff handed out materials intended to raise funds for his new charity, a not-for-profit called “One Brooklyn.”

03/04/2014

New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams (credit: council.nyc.gov)

City Officials Call On NYPD To Investigate Murders Equally Across All Boroughs

City Councilman Jumaane Williams said outer borough homicide cases have fewer detectives assigned to them than do killings in Manhattan. Williams said the NYPD is looking into it.

01/09/2014

Outgoing Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Looks Back On 3 Terms In Office

Markowitz said he’s going to miss the only job he said he’s ever really wanted.

12/23/2013

Black and Jewish leaders hold a news conference on Dec. 15, 2013, to denounce the recent spate of "knockout game" attacks. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010  WINS)

Black, Jewish Leaders Unite To Condemn ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks

Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”

12/15/2013

Gale Brewer

4 Democrats, 1 Republican Elected As NYC Borough Presidents

Four Democrats and on Republican won races to Tuesday night to become the new presidents of each of New York City’s five boroughs.

11/05/2013

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