Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, located in the U.S. state of New York, the most populous county in the state, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States. It is New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,504,700 residents in 2010. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with the borough of Queens. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island.
Anti-semitic violence has risen across the US over the past half-decade and in particular in New York City, which has the largest Jewish population outside of Israel. FRANCE 24 visited Crown Heights in.. France 24 - Published
Elizabeth Warren held a rally in Brooklyn on Monday, January 7th. She debuted a new surrogate, former candidate Julian Castro. The crowd was jubilant. But, as the Atlantic points out, Warren's support..
Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group and New York-based landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations have unveiled plans for a mixed-use development on the waterfront in Brooklyn,..
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A former Mexican government official has been arrested on U.S. charges that he allowed the Sinaloa Cartel to operate in Mexico in exchange for multimillion-dollar bribes, federal prosecutors in.. Reuters - Published
Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on Thursday unveiled a new criminal charge against singer R. Kelly, accusing him of arranging to bribe an official as part of a scheme to recruit underage girls for sex. Reuters - Published
By Nerisa Eugenia Waterman As 2019 slowly comes to an end, the heavy hitters of this season of New York Fashion Week reinforced that New York Fashion Week doesn’t just belong to buyers, press, and.. WorldNews - Published
A bishop in New York City who was picked by the Catholic Church to investigate Buffalo's diocese for its handling of child abuse allegations against clergy has himself been accused of sexually.. Reuters - Published
An exhibition at Brooklyn's Industry City features more than 200 works from Dutch artist M.C. Escher's topsy-turvy perspective. Jane Pauley reports. Images courtesy of The M. C Escher Company. CBS News - Published
A recent New York City art exhibition, now at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th century art, through their representations.. CBS News - Published
The influential indie-folk group Bon Iver broke out in 2012, winning Grammy awards for both best new artist and best alternative album. Two more collections followed including their latest, released in.. CBS News - Published
56 minutes ago NEW YORK — New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to close the notorious Rikers Island jail complex, which has become synonymous with violence and neglect, and replace it with four.. WorldNews - Published
Police say at least four people were killed and three others were wounded early Saturday in a shooting at an illegal gambling club in New York City. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters •USATODAY.com
A Brooklyn woman turns to a New York private eye for help tracking down a Russian beauty she believes robbed and killed her mother. Can they find her? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant.. CBS News - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Patricia Hearst gets prison time; Author F. Scott Fitzgerald born; '60 Minutes' premieres; Baseball's Dodgers play last Brooklyn game; Muppets creator Jim Henson.. USATODAY.com - Published
Jacqueline Woodson is a New York Times-bestselling author, with more than five million copies of her works sold worldwide. Her memoir, "Brown Girl Dreaming," won the National Book Award in 2014, and.. CBS News - Published
A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in.. Reuters - Published
By Nerisa Eugenia Waterman On Friday, September 6th, SON JUNG WAN, CHRISTOPHER JOHN ROGERS, and BEVZA presented their Spring Summer 2020 runway collection at Spring Studios in New York City. SON JUNG.. WorldNews - Published
Madonna has been forced to postpone the start of her Madame X Tour as a result of technical setbacks. Two of the first three dates at Brooklyn’s BAM Howard Gilman Opera House — originally scheduled.. WorldNews - Published