Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

Apr 19, 15 Diaper Thief Caught in Brooklyn

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A man who had been stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of diapers at Stop & Shop Stores was arrested at his home in Bushwick on Thursday. Officials say that Kevin Hargrove, 24, was able to use the self-checkout lane at the store to purchase the diapers, but would switch the bar code labels on the diapers for items costing only...

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Midwood Blaze Kills Seven Children: Mom and Teen Fighting for Lives

Mar 22, 15 Midwood Blaze Kills Seven Children: Mom and Teen Fighting for Lives

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The deadliest fire in New York since 2007 claimed the lives of seven children from the Sassoon family on Saturday. The 45 year-old mother Gayle and 15 year-old daughter Siporah managed to save their lives by jumping out a second story window. The two are now in critical condition at two New York hospitals. Neighbors awoke at about...

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Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

Feb 22, 15 Record Cold Chilling New Yorkers

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This winter seems to be getting worse by turns. Last week the temperature on Friday the 20th of February the thermometer plummeted down to a mere 2 degrees above freezing, lower than the previous record for the same day in 1950, when the temperature was a comparatively mild 7 degrees. In New York’s suburbs the temperature fell to...

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Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

Feb 15, 15 Trio of Vandals Hit Brooklyn Cyclones’ Stadium

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The bad weather of Winter Storm Juno, locked gates, nor surveillance cameras were enough incentive to three determined vandals on the evening of January 26, say Brooklyn police. The teens, as determined from videos taken by cameras on the premises, entered the Coney Island home turf of the Cyclones through a loading dock at about...

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Humans Raise $1 Million for Brownsville School

Bond trader turned photographer Brandon Stanton started the blog Humans of New York in 2010 when he was fired from his finance job in New York. Little did he know when he began his blog that one day it would have close to 12 million followers on Facebook and enough influence to raise large sums, to the tune of $1 million and... starbuck coffee | Chevrolet Aveo

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Brooklyn Wind Turbine Proving “You Can Do It Anywhere”

Jan 18, 15 Brooklyn Wind Turbine Proving “You Can Do It Anywhere”

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In Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a proud wind turbine stands 160 feet tall, producing enough energy to completely power two homes for one year, or one 20-watt light-bulb for a century. However, this turbine will be used to supply about 4 percent of the power needs of a recycling plant at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. At a...

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