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Brooklyn man pleads guilty to traveling to Yemen to join ISIS

A Brooklyn man charged with trying to provide material support to ISIS pleaded guilty in federal court Friday. Mohamed Rafik Naji said he’d traveled overseas with the intent of connecting with the bloody terrorist group — and had encouraged another ...

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Brooklyn federal court ruling blocks suspension of DACA

A Brooklyn federal judge is blocking the Trump Administration from pulling back the Dreamers immigration program, saying the government did not provide adequate explanations for the abrupt about-face. Judge Nicholas Garaufis said the feds have to keep processing renewal requests ...

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Flu suspected in 5-year-old Brooklyn girl’s death

A 5-year-old who died after falling ill in her Brooklyn home may be the fourth young victim of the flu this winter. Medics rushed little Elisa Murray from her apartment in Canarsie’s Bay View Houses on Shore Parkway near E. ...

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Friends in shock over slay of Brooklyn couple by masked attacker

Friends and neighbors recoiled in shock over the gruesome murder of a Brooklyn couple as investigators hunted for the masked attacker who stabbed them both in the neck. Stephenson Bonaparte, 65, and Hazel Brown, 59, were ambushed outside their Prospect-Lefferts ...

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Brook Lopez helps Lakers edge Nets in return to Brooklyn

NEW YORK — Brook Lopez scored 19 points in his return to Brooklyn, making the Lakers’ final basket with 1:28 left to help Los Angeles hold on for a 102-99 victory over the Nets on Friday night. The Nets’ career ...

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Brooklyn teacher arrested for biting 5-year-old girl

A Brooklyn teacher chomped down on a little girl’s arm when the clingy child wouldn’t leave her side during class Friday, police said. Shavonne Johnson, 37, a substitute teacher at Public School 66 on E. 96th St. in Canarsie, was ...

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Oil truck fatally plows into boy, 13, riding bike in Brooklyn

An oil truck barreled into and killed a boy riding his bike on a Brooklyn street Friday, police said. The big rig struck 13-year-old Kevin Flores at the intersection of Jefferson and Lewis Aves in Bedford-Stuyvesant at 5:48 p.m., cops ...

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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez fulfills 'dream' after sworn in

The first Latino elected as district attorney in the state beamed with joy as he was sworn into office Sunday in front of his family and hundreds of supporters. “Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d be sworn ...

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Fetty Wap turns heads in Brooklyn court as he appears for case

Brooklyn residents who happened to be in Supreme Court on Friday were excited to see rapper Fetty Wap walk into the building for his pending criminal case. As the New Jersey-born rapper, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, arrived on ...

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Teen rebounding from Brooklyn shooting vows to play college hoops

A Brooklyn basketball star who was shot in both arms refuses to let his hoop dreams die. Jordan Byrdsell, 18, was picking up a few things at the D & G Deli Grocery on Division Ave. near Berry St. in ...

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