Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

Apr 26, 15 Earthquake Shakes Brooklyn Friends of Two Missing Trekkers in Nepal

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Two friends, Danny Cole, 39, and Mendy Losh, 38, have their friends and family in Brooklyn praying for their safety after devastating earthquake in Nepal. The pair are both originally from Crown Heights although Losh now lives in Los Angeles. The two travel together every year, usually with a third friend, Zevi Steinhauser, 39, who...

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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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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... Super takläggning i Sverige

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City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

Jan 13, 15 City Awards $17 Million to Wrongfully Imprisoned Brothers

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Robert Hill, Alvena Jennette and Darryl Austin, all half-brothers, will receive $17 million as compensation for spending 60 years in prison between the three men. Their convictions for murder, all made during the crime-laden 1980s, were overturned in May by State Supreme Court Justice Neil J. Firetog. All three cases involved the...

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