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.
CityViews: What’s Being Done To Help Brooklyn Residents Avoid Being DisplacedIn this new CityViews series, Sharon Barnes-Waters takes an in-depth look at each borough in New York City, hearing from the borough president and highlighting a local business.
City Leaders Battle To Save Bankrupt Kensington Stables In BrooklynA rare New York City attraction, open for nearly a century, could soon close its doors for good.
Brooklyn Borough President Calls On Dolan To Drop Assault Charges Against OakleyEric Adams will meet with the Knicks' owner Monday to hear his side of the story, in hopes of preventing incidents like this in the future.
CUNY Doctoral Student Unable To Return To US After Trump Travel BanA CUNY student is being denied entry back into the United States in wake of President Donald Trump's travel ban.
Grandmother Dies Days After Fire Kills Baby In BrooklynBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams identified the woman on Twitter Friday as Alexandra Melo, grandmother of 1-year-old Ivan Paez.
Brooklyn Borough President Highlights Radiator Safety After Deaths Of Bronx ChildrenThe children suffered severe burns after excessive scalding heat from a radiator filled their bedroom Wednesday.
Brooklyn President Calling For Funding To Expand Surveillance Throughout Crown HeightsLower Manhattan has its so-called "Ring of Steel." Now, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams wants a similar project for Crown Heights.
Smart Gun Design Competition Open To NYC College StudentsBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is challenging college students to fight gun violence by developing better and safer smart gun technology.