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Brooklynites' Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

standard Brooklynites’ Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

Economic Inequality, Juvenile Justice Issues, Needs of Rising Immigrant Populations A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites portrays residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice […]

An abandoned home in East New York, Brooklyn (Photo by Matthew Taub)

standard Exclusive: Real Estate Fraud Ring Gleaning Illicit Rents From Scores of Properties

Slow Moving, Multi-Million Dollar Scheme Exploits Post-Recession Vulnerabilities Scammers claim to “short sell” distressed properties for homeowners, but then rent them, never exchanging title with a bona-fide purchaser Original homeowners left with skyrocketing mortgages, utility bills, but no claim to home as properties are shuffled […]

Breaking: Monetary Award Offered to Help Find Suspect in Fatal Stabbings of Children in East New York

standard Breaking: Monetary Award Offered to Help Find Suspect in Fatal Stabbings of Children in East New York

Political leaders and anti-violence advocates in East New York are offering a monetary award for information leading to the apprehension of a suspect in Sunday’s fatal stabbing incident at the Boulevard Houses that claimed six-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto and left seven-year-old Mikayla Capers in critical […]