Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, 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.
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
Democratic presidential nominee, Bernie Sanders tells rapper Cardi Be that it's time to 'get rid of Donald Trump' because he's a racist. The New Yorkers also discussed immigration, wages, health care..
Singer R. Kelly was charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room. Last month Kelly was jailed in New York after being charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous..
Gunfire at a community center event in Brooklyn killed one man and injured at least 11 others late Saturday. Newser reports twelve people were shot, including a 38-year-old man who was dead on arrival..
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
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
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
A 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.. CBS News - 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
Bastille is the band behind the multi-platinum song "Pompeii." Last month, the Grammy-nominated band released its third studio album, "Doom Days." "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason sat down with.. CBS News - Published
For this year's Pride Month, Verizon reunited four members of the LGBTQ community with members of their families with whom coming out caused tension. We caught up with one of those families – a.. CBS News - Published
An Iraqi-Canadian man was sentenced to 26 years in prison by a federal judge in Brooklyn on Tuesday for his role in orchestrating the April 2009 truck bombing of a U.S. base in Mosul, Iraq, that killed.. Reuters - Published
A man who was arrested in an alleged plot to buy grenades for an attack on Times Square is expected to appear in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday, local media reported, citing unidentified law.. Reuters - Published
New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams giving Tom Brady his 6th ring; Spongbob Squarepants song performed during halftime show in memory of show's creator Awards, Gayle King spoke with the.. CBS News - Published
A reward is being offered for the arrest of four men accused of attacking an Orthodox Jewish man in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York. The victim told WCBS his attackers made comments.. CBS News - Published
Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff.. USATODAY.com - Published
A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting their arguments that the city's public.. Reuters - Published
New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of anonymous Brooklyn parents sued, arguing that the order was.. Reuters - Published