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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.

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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.”


New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams (credit:

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.


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.


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.”


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.


Shirley Huntley with husband and friends leaving federal court after her sentencing, May 9, 2013. (Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Ex-Lawmaker Shirley Huntley Sentenced To More Than A Year In Prison In Fraud Case

The 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.


Former St. Sen. Shirley Huntley/file (credit: Shirley Huntley/NY State Senate)

Lawmakers Taped In Corruption Probe Named

Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.


New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly with NYPD Chief of Department Joseph Esposito (file / credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Fmr. NYPD Chief Back On The Stand In Stop-And-Frisk Trial

Today, Joseph Esposito, who just retired as Chief of Department after over 44 years on the force, testified about allegations made by St. Sen. Eric Adams during the trial.


New York State Assembly debate on gun control - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Nation’s Toughest Gun Control Legislation Into Law

The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.


Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (credit: NYPD)

City Leaders Call For Task Force In Tracking Down So-Called ‘Numbers Killer’ Suspect

State Senators Eric Adams and Kevin Parker, along with City Councilman Jumaane Williams called for the assistance of FBI profiling experts to track down whoever is responsible for these apparently linked killings, they announced on Sunday.


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Crime-Fighting Smartphone App Unveiled To The Public

State Senator Eric Adams likened the app to having a community watch group right on your cell phone.


Ammo recovered and turned into NYPD by community leaders

Brooklyn Community Leaders Push For Increased Funding For Gun Buyback Programs

Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.


Stop and frisk protest in Harlem on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Protesters Rally In Harlem Against NYPD’s Stop And Frisk Strategy

About 100 people marched to the 28th precinct police station from the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem Friday afternoon.


NYPD officers search the bag of a man in Times Square. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Local Politicians Seek Federal Investigation Of NYPD’s ‘Stop And Frisk’ Strategy

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and state Sen. Eric Adams said that federal prosecutors need to step in to protect the rights of minorities.