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Flatbush Man Charged With Attempted Murder for Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into Deli: Brooklyn DA

Flatbush Man Charged With Attempted Murder for Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into Deli: Brooklyn DA

A Flatbush man has been charged with arson, attempted murder and aggravated harassment for throwing a Molotov cocktail into a Bed-Stuy deli, according to Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez.

Cops Searching for Repeat Bushwick Burglar

The man has attempted six robberies in Bushwick since October 29, the NYPD says
The Week in Crime: Spotlight on Brownsville

The Week in Crime: Spotlight on Brownsville

Overall, crime is up in Brownsville, and in Brooklyn as a whole.
Should Atlantic Ave Have a New Cycleway and More Pedestrian Space?

Should Atlantic Ave Have a New Cycleway and More Pedestrian Space?

Advocacy group Transportation Alternatives has released a proposal that would create more open space and safe cycling areas along the Atlantic Ave corridor

800,000 Noncitizen New Yorkers Can Now Vote in City Elections

The City Council approved a new law Thursday giving noncitizens who can legally live and work in the US the right to vote

Letitia James Suspends Run for Governor, Seeks Reelection as State AG

James announced she would be halting the run the same day she announced she is seeking former President Trump’s testimony in a civil investigation
Fort Greene Wrestles Over Parking Spots Vs. Safety After Baby Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

Fort Greene Wrestles Over Parking Spots Vs. Safety After Baby Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

Plans have been drawn to convert part of Gates Ave. into a car-free zone to improve safety. But some Fort Greene residents say the move would remove too many parking spots.

Incoming Brooklyn Boro Prez Antonio Reynoso Announces Transition Committee

Antonio Reynoso, a south side Williamsburg native and the current City Council member for the 34 th District, will be taking over as Brooklyn Borough President in January and has today announced his transition committee to help prepare him for the ne
Racial Justice Commission Reviews Ballot Proposals for City Charter Inclusion

Racial Justice Commission Reviews Ballot Proposals for City Charter Inclusion

The commissioners are in the final stretch of their mandate to remove institutional racism in NYC
The Week in Crime: Spotlight on East New York

The Week in Crime: Spotlight on East New York

Overall, crime is up in East New York and in Brooklyn as a whole.