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My Brand New Life

Andrew J. Lederer | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York
Andrew J. Lederer

The glory of new life is, you can wait, there'll be another day. Approach things calmly and savor them, yeah, that's the stuff. In the meantime, I could honor my presence on Planet Here with sleep. After all, the dead don't sleep, they rest. It's different.

8-Year-Old Boy Killed By Space Heater Fire During Storm

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Authorities say a fire sparked by a space heater in a Brooklyn apartment on a freezing, snowy morning has killed an 8-year-old boy. The F...

Boutique Owner Is The Third Killed With Same Gun

AP | Posted 01.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City boutique owner was fatally shot in the head with the same gun that killed two other shopkeepers over the summer. The...

Prospect Park Shooting Kills Woman, Wounds Three Including 13-Year-Old

Posted 08.31.2012 | New York

A shooting Thursday evening near Prospect Park killed a 28-year-old mother and wounded three others, including a 13-year-old boy. The Daily News re...

WATCH: Car Crashes Into Brooklyn Supermarket

Posted 02.03.2012 | New York

Surveillance footage captured a car crashing into Brooklyn grocery store Saturday afternoon. Police believe the driver of the BMW SUV hit the gas i...

The Human Price of Our Budget

Jumaane D. Williams | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York
Jumaane D. Williams

Summertime in Brooklyn should be a carefree time, a time for rest and relaxation with family and friends. Tragically, it has become a season of bloodshed for too many of our young people.

Reading a Mother's Day Card From 300 Years Ago

Louise Mirrer | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York
Louise Mirrer

As we celebrate Mother's Day 2011, let's be grateful for the mementos we have from our own mothers, and for the love they keep alive.

Man Charged With Murdering Girlfriend, Her Two Young Daughters

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Mother, Two Young Daughters Found Stabbed To Death

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A mother and her two little girls were found wrapped in plastic bags Friday, dead of apparent stab wounds, after the woman's boyfrien...

Distressed Haitian Americans in New York Turn to Local Media for News From the Homeland

Prune Perromat | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Prune Perromat

In the immediate aftermath of the Haitian disaster, Prune Perromat reported from Radio Soleil d'Haiti, a local radio station in Flatbush, in the heart...

Saving Small Businesses, The Brooklyn Way

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Bob Zuckerman does not want to wait for the economic stimulus package to drip down to Brooklyn's quickly emptying storefronts.