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State Sen. Eric Adams

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. (file/credit: Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Markowitz Touts Prospective Successor As Brooklyn Borough President

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz gave a rousing endorsement to his anticipated successor Monday, as he prepared to wrap up his own tenure in office.

11/05/2013

Antiq Hennis Shooting Suspects

Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler’s Slaying

As police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.

09/08/2013

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.

05/08/2013

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.

04/10/2013

Sen. Eric Adams (Photo/nysenate.gov)

Lawmaker: Kelly Wanted Stop-And-Frisk To ‘Instill Fear’ In Minorities

“I believe that in his heart, he has the best intention of New Yorkers. I believe all of us are traumatized after September 11th, all of us are traumatized by the number of guns in the street. I think he’s used the wrong method,” Adams said.

04/01/2013

NYS Sen. Eric Adams

N.Y. Senator Creates ‘How To Snoop On Kids’ Video

How do you know if your school age child is in possession of drugs or even a gun? A New York lawmaker is offering a video to instruct parents on how to go about looking for dangerous contraband in your home.

01/31/2011

FDNY crash tax

Lawmakers Upset With FDNY’s ‘Crash Tax’

After the Fire Department of New York revealed its plan to charge drivers who cause car accidents with a so-called “crash tax,” two Brooklyn lawmakers are furious.

12/12/2010