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New Jersey man convicted of 2016 murder of rookie Rikers guard

October 21 | Noah Goldberg

A New Jersey man was convicted on Monday for the 2016 murder of his ex-girlfriend outside her home in Bergen Beach. Keon Richmond tracked 25-year-old Alastasia Bryan’s movements with a GPS device he placed on her car days before the murder, prosecutors said during the trial. Bryan was getting ready to travel from her home in […]

The NYC Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Brooklyn and Queens Thursday night. But what is in that spray, and is it safe to breathe? AP file photo by Rick Bowmer

Aerial spraying for West Nile virus Thursday night

September 5 | Mary Frost

City Department of Health trucks will be out again Thursday night spraying pesticide mist in parts of Brooklyn and Queens to kill mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus. Spraying will take place between the hours of 8:30 p.m. Thursday night and 6 a.m. Friday morning, weather permitting. This is the sixth time this summer the city […]

Con Edison employees work to restore power. Photo courtesy of Con Edison/Facebook

More than 2,600 Brooklyn households are still without power

July 23 | Jeffery Harrell

The lights are almost back on in Brooklyn. Con Edison is reporting that just over 2,600 customers in Brooklyn are still without power. The recovery from Sunday’s outages was slowed by thunderstorms and flash flooding Monday night, which Con Edison reports caused roughly 13,000 additional outages. The outages are mostly contained to Flatbush, Canarsie, Flatlands, […]

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