Brooklyn Borough President Hopes To Improve Police-Youth Relations With 'Know Your Rights' ProgramPartnering with the Department of Education, the goal is to expand the program to serve all middle and high schools beginning in January.
City Official Critical Of NYPD Officer Punching Teen In Subway Station MeleeBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is calling for an NYPD officer to be taken off the street after cellphone video shows the officer punching at least two teenagers.
City Officials Question Officer's Actions During Subway Fight With TeenagersVideo shows a cop punching a teenager, and seconds later, that same cop appears to swing at another teen.
Vigil Held For 4 Men Killed In Brooklyn ShootingBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was among the local leaders calling for an end to such violence.
Det. Lou Alvarez Honored At 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony In BrooklynFor many people in our area and around the country, late NYPD Det. Lou Alvarez has become a face of the fight for increased aid for New York City first responders suffering from 9/11-related illnesses. 
Officials Offer Reward In Search For Suspect Behind Prospect Park RapeBorough President Eric Adams and Councilman Mathieu Eugene held a press conference Wednesday morning to offer a reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.
Boro President, Tech Developers Offer Fix For NYCHA WoesLocal leaders calling for transparency and accountability from the New York City Housing Authority say they have a modern idea to help if the agency approves.
Community Mourns 26-Year-Old Woman Found Dismembered In Canarsie ParkDozens of family members and community members released balloons in her memory, struggling to comprehend how this could happen or who could have done it.
De Blasio, City Council Reach Deal To Replace Rikers Island With 'Community-Based Facilities'The mayor said lawmakers have agreed to a single public review process for four proposed sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens that will include space for 5,000 detainees.
Residents Say Rats Are Running Rampant In Prospect Heights, BrooklynMembers of the Dean Street Block Association say they believe empty lots around the neighborhood are the main reason for their rodent problem. 
Brooklyn Plans To Roll Out Mobile Shower Service For The HomelessIn a new plan to tackle the homelessness problem in New York, a mobile shower service is coming to Brooklyn to help people living on the streets get clean.