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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 […]

The Con Edison outage map shows the hardest hit areas in the July 21, 2019, outage.

More than 30,000 without power in southeast Brooklyn

July 22 | Ned Berke

Just as temperatures of 2019’s first major heat wave broke, so did Brooklyn’s electrical infrastructure. More than 30,000 households in southeast Brooklyn lost power Sunday evening, as Con Edison reportedly severed service in order to “protect the integrity of the energy system,” a spokesperson for the company told the Daily News. Con Edison’s outage map […]

Djems Jeanpaul was arraigned on manslaughter and attempted assault before Supreme Court Justice Neil Firetog at Brooklyn Supreme Court. Eagle photo by Paul Frangipane.

Brooklyn man allegedly kills person over parking spot, claims self-defense

September 8 | By Paul Frangipane Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Everyone knows it’s hard to find a parking spot in Brooklyn, but things don’t usually get this bad. A Brooklyn man was indicted on manslaughter and attempted assault charges on Friday for allegedly stabbing two brothers with a nail clipper knife in a fight over a parking spot, killing one and injuring the other before […]

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