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Residents Fight the Sale of Library

Brooklyn Heights residents are protesting a plan to sell the city-owned Brooklyn Heights Library to a private contractor who would build a high-rise over it. The tower would include a new branch notably smaller than the original.


School Buses Back on Wednesday

The nearly month-long school bus strike officially ended yesterday. The drivers' union decided that they would place their bets on the pledges of Democratic mayoral hopefuls instead of dealing with the unbending Mayor Bloomberg.


Shake Shack Opening Next to Barclays

Brooklyn Nets fans will soon be able to grab some burgers and fries from Shake Shack, the city's popular fast food chain, when it opens next to the Barclays Center, replacing the homeware store the Furniture House.


Dad Busted for Being a High-End Pimp

A father from Fort Greene was indicted for running Manhattan brothels specializing in Asian women, as well as for 20 counts of laundering hundreds of thousands of dollars and stealing ten grand from unemployment insurance.


Cop Killer Acquitted of Top Murder Charge

A jury deemed Lamont Pride not guilty of aggravated murder today, instead charging him with murder in the second degree. Pride shot and killed Officer Peter Fogoski in Dec. 2011 following a botched drug robbery in Cypress Hills.