Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, located in the U.S. state of New York, the most populous county in the state, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States. It is New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,504,700 residents in 2010. 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.
A bishop in New York City who was picked by the Catholic Church to investigate Buffalo's diocese for its handling of child abuse allegations against clergy has himself been accused of sexually.. Reuters - Published
Mikaela Straus, the 20-year-old singer-songwriter better known as King Princess, releases her hotly anticipated debut album "Cheap Queen" on Friday, tackling love, heartbreak, and hard times from her..
An exhibition at Brooklyn's Industry City features more than 200 works from Dutch artist M.C. Escher's topsy-turvy perspective. Jane Pauley reports. Images courtesy of The M. C Escher Company. CBS News - Published
A recent New York City art exhibition, now at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th century art, through their representations.. CBS News - Published
The influential indie-folk group Bon Iver broke out in 2012, winning Grammy awards for both best new artist and best alternative album. Two more collections followed including their latest, released in.. CBS News - Published
Police say at least four people were killed and three others were wounded early Saturday in a shooting at an illegal gambling club in New York City. CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters •USATODAY.com
A Brooklyn woman turns to a New York private eye for help tracking down a Russian beauty she believes robbed and killed her mother. Can they find her? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant.. CBS News - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Patricia Hearst gets prison time; Author F. Scott Fitzgerald born; '60 Minutes' premieres; Baseball's Dodgers play last Brooklyn game; Muppets creator Jim Henson.. USATODAY.com - Published
Jacqueline Woodson is a New York Times-bestselling author, with more than five million copies of her works sold worldwide. Her memoir, "Brown Girl Dreaming," won the National Book Award in 2014, and.. CBS News - Published
A lawyer for a Chinese professor accused of obtaining technology from a Silicon Valley startup to benefit China's Huawei on Wednesday told a federal judge that he would like to know why the case is in.. Reuters - Published
R&B singer R. Kelly will appear in federal court in Brooklyn court next month to face new sex crime charges. Federal prosecutors in Illinois and New York have charged the musician with a combined 18.. CBS News - Published
The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday. (July 17)
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The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, the.. Reuters - Published
R. Kelly is back in jail, this time facing federal sex crime charges. NYPD detectives and Homeland Security agents arrested Kelly Thursday night in Chicago. He was indicted earlier in the day by two.. CBS News - Published