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Suspect Joseph Desmond is walked out of the 62nd Precinct on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Staten Island man with history of hate indicted for firefighter’s murder

December 18 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  A Staten Island man pleaded not guilty on Tuesday for brutally cracking the skull of an off-duty firefighter and causing his “almost instant death” during a road rage incident. If convicted, Joseph Desmond, who has been charged with murder, faces up to 25 years to life in prison for causing the death of 33-year-old […]

DeKalb Market. Eagle file photo by Andy Katz

A speakeasy cocktail bar is coming to DeKalb Market Hall

December 18 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A new cocktail bar and events space is coming to DeKalb Market Hall at 445 Albee Square West in Downtown Brooklyn. The venue, comprising 7,500 square feet, will be called DeKalb Stage, according to Eater. It will come to the food hall early next year and will specialize in hosting arts and culinary events. The […]

Michael Cahill worked at Brooklyn Law School from 2003 until 2015, serving as vice dean from 2013 to 2015. He will return there July 2019 as the school’s next president and Joseph Crea Dean. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Law School

Michael Cahill returns to Brooklyn Law School as the next president and dean

December 18 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A familiar face among the faculty will be returning to Brooklyn Law School. The school announced on Tuesday that Michael T. Cahill will take over as its next president and Joseph Crea Dean starting in July. Cahill has served as the co-dean and professor at Rutgers Law School since July 2016 but said that he […]