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Brooklyn attorneys fight to help find therapeutic drug for son’s rare condition

October 17 | Rob Abruzzese

When Camille Fortunato first heard the words Williams syndrome she had no idea what they meant, but she was quickly about to become an expert. Her son Anthony, who just turned eight years old this month, was very sick when he was born, but doctors were unable to determine what the underlying issue was. Fortunato […]

Smoke billowing out of the Kings Plaza parking garage where firefighters battled a six-alarm blaze this morning. Photo via FDNY Facebook

Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for Kings Plaza parking lot arson

September 26 | Jaime DeJesus

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to setting a vehicle on fire in the Kings Plaza Shopping Center parking garage last year. On Sept. 17, 2018, at around 8:15 a.m. — before the shopping center was open to the public — 23-year-old Evon Stephens went into the area […]

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 […]

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