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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 1:02 pm
BERLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A 9-year-old is dead after he drowned at a West Berlin water park during a class trip Tuesday evening. Authorities are investigating the incident at Sahara Sam's Oasis outdoor and indoor water park. The park had been rented out for a private event, where...
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A police officer walks by yellow evidence markers at a playground in the Brownsville neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, July 28, 2019.
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July 29, 2019 - 10:25 am
By Deepti Hajela and Mallika Sen, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A popular community festival was coming to a close when gunfire erupted in a Brooklyn neighborhood, leaving one man dead, another person in critical condition and 10 others wounded, authorities said Sunday as they searched for two...
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April 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 on Saturday to take a 3-1 series lead. “It was beautiful seeing it go through the rim.” @tobias31 describes...
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March 29, 2019 - 8:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks and a quintet of British bands are being honored with induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on Friday at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. The rock bands — Def Leppard, Radiohead, the Cure, Roxy Music and the Zombies — represent a variety of styles...
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In this courtroom drawing, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, second from right, accompanied by US Marshalls, gestures a "thumbs up" to his wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, as he leaves the courtroom, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York.
Elizabeth Williams via AP
February 12, 2019 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, was convicted Tuesday of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation after a three-month trial packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted...
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U.S. Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-New York, stands beside Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, with family members, protesters, and activists holding a vigil outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in New York.
Kathy Willens/AP Photo
February 03, 2019 - 11:56 pm
By Julie Walker, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Sunday it will work with the Bureau of Prisons to examine what happened at a federal detention center in Brooklyn that had lost heat and electricity last week and to ensure that it has a backup system in place. "...
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Dreamstime
December 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled. Judge Pamela Chen issued her ruling Friday in a Brooklyn...
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U.S. Attorney's Office via AP
November 21, 2018 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The defense attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is "completely innocent" of federal racketeering and firearms charges. The rapper, whose legal name is Daniel Hernandez, is among five people indicted this week on charges that he directed or participated in...
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November 04, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly half the fourth quarter remained when 76ers coach Brett Brown pulled Joel Embiid from the game. Embiid wasn't helping, anyway. In the sloppiest performance in the NBA this season, Philadelphia threw the ball just about everywhere except to its All-Star center. D'Angelo...
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Brooklyn Bridge
Jay Lloyd / KYW Newsradio
October 04, 2018 - 3:15 am
By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There was no joy in Brooklyn, 67 years ago this week. The mighty Dodgers had pulled out. But as another baseball season closes, Brooklyn has survived - and even flourished. In Brooklyn, they were affectionately known as "Dem Bums." Who would've thought...
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