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Brooklyn Soul Fan Booted Off Flight

A Brooklyn woman was kicked off of an American Airlines flight after she refused to stop singing Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You”. Margaret Gay, 50, was flying from Los Angeles to New York when passengers and stewards grew fed up with her warbling. The plane was diverted to Kansas City, where Gay was...


Brooklyn Car Crash Leaves Woman Dead

Connecticut resident Ayisha Dobson was speeding east on Williamsburg Bridge  on Monday when she lost control of her car and slammed into a metal divider. Her passenger, 21-year-old Janice Dobson, was thrown onto the road and found dead by emergency personnel. Dobson, 23, faces charges of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, DWI, and reckless driving, police...


Claims Against Detective Prompt Brooklyn Murder Case Review

The Brooklyn district attorney’s office will review 50 murder cases handled by retired Brooklyn detective Louis Scarcella, after investigators found he relied on a drug-addled prostitute as an eyewitness for multiple murder prosecutions, and reported confessions from suspects who later denied saying them. A March inquiry into Scarcella’s work led to the overturning of a...


Gov. Cuomo Asks Feds To Help Save Four Brooklyn Hospitals From Closing

Four hospitals in Brooklyn – Long Island College Hospital, Interfaith Medical Center, Brookdale Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Brooklyn – may close in a year if the state doesn’t come up with enough funds to save them, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. He appealed to the U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for help in keeping...


Manufacturing Cooperative to be Unveiled at Brooklyn Navy Yard

A loftlike space housing small manufacturing businesses was scheduled to be unveiled today at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Known as New Lab, the space brings together small, creative businesses and allows them to share equipment, like laser cutters and 3D printers, that would be too costly for them to rent or buy on their own....