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‘Mutual Friends’ filmed in Brooklyn, stars Brooklyn-based actors

July 1 | Meghan McDonald Brooklyn Daily Eagle

“Mutual Friends,” which was released online on July 1, intertwines 10-plus New Yorkers and at least five complicated relationships into an 85-minute, Brooklyn- and New York-based movie that Director Matthew Watts said originated two years ago as he was watching “Pulp Fiction.”      While there are no Los Angeles mobsters or pulp of any form […]

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Cuomo appoints Brooklyn judge to appellate court, makes four other appointments

April 15 | Associated Press Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has appointed five trial court judges to vacancies on mid-level appellate division courts. All were previously elected to the state Supreme Court. Cuomo has named Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Betsy Barros in the Second Department, covering Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley. She’s a former defense attorney […]

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Gang members plead guilty in murder of two 17-year-old rival members

February 4 | From U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of New York

Two members of the Ñetas street gang, Alvaro Cabral, also known as “Boobi,” and Jason Cabral, also known as “J-Live,” pleaded guilty to the 2004 murders of Anthony Marcano; and Fabian Mestres. Stephanie DiCarlo-Cabral, an associate of the gang and at the time the girlfriend of Alvaro Cabral, pleaded guilty to robbery and using a […]