Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. 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. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.
Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff.. USATODAY.com - Published
According to Huffington Post, A group of parents in Brooklyn are suing the New York City health department for ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of the borough earlier this month amid a..
A man dubbed "Patient Zero," who spread measles to Oakland County, Michigan, was a traveler from Israel who came via New York, according to state health officials. There have reported 39 measles cases..
New York City officials have declared a public health emergency in Brooklyn, over the city's largest measles outbreak since 1991. The declaration requires unvaccinated people in the affected areas to..
According to UPI, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has declared a state of emergency in response to a measles outbreak in a Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. Since last October, the community..
A 26-year-old man has been taken into custody after attacking former professional wrestler Bret Hart during the WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night, the New York Police Department has..
Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." Sen. Bernie Sanders held his 2020 campaign kick off rally..
Senator Bernie Sanders led his first major 2020 rally in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday, near to where he grew up. According to Business Insider, the Vermont senator told personal anecdotes, which he..
A Brooklyn gym teacher was fired for playing Fortnite with his students in February. The 29-year-old teacher offered to play matched with his students if they did well in his class. Brett Belsky said:..
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Senator Bernie Sanders returns to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign.
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In his first run for the White House, Bernie Sanders rarely got personal. But now, Politico reports that's all changed. The Vermont senator started his 2020 bid at a rally in Brooklyn, New York. There,..
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public.. Reuters - Published
New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of anonymous Brooklyn parents sued, arguing that the order was.. Reuters - Published
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. FIFA ethics judges have on Monday, April 15, 2019 banned Brazilian soccer official.. WorldNews - Published
AMBALAVAO: Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than 1,200 people in this island nation where.. WorldNews - Published