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‘Reasonable’ Jack’d date stabber sentenced to 12 years

January 10 | Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The family of a Fort Greene man, who was viciously stabbed to death during a brawl with a Philadelphia man he met through a dating app, are “stuck in a matrix” because of their loss. “My heart breaks not to be a recipient of my baby brother’s bear hugs,” wrote Debbie Johnson, the oldest sister […]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama, left, is interviewed by Sarah Jessica Parker during an appearance for her book, "Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama" at Barclays Center Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

In Brooklyn conversation with Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Obama says designer’s energy informed her fashion choices

December 20 | By Nekesa Mumbi Moody Associated Press

For Michelle Obama, choosing what designer to wear while she was in the White House involved many factors, from diversity to whether they were a nice person. Obama talked the decisions behind the outfits that made headlines during her time as first lady during a conversation with another fashion trendsetter, Sarah Jessica Parker, who was […]

azmine Headley, center, joins attorney Brian Neary and her mother, Jacqueline Jenkins, outside a courthouse in Trenton, N.J., after she accepted a deal to enter a pretrial intervention program related to credit card theft charges she faced, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Headley said she's happy to be reunited with her son after being violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped encounter. (AP Photo/Mike Catalini)

Mom in toddler tussle video says she went into defense mode

December 17 | Associated Press

A mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by New York police in a widely seen video said in an interview published Sunday that she went into “defense mode.” “In my head, I told myself they’re not going to let me leave,” Jazmine Headley told The New York Times. “I was so afraid. I was […]