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    New Yorkers sent a blunt message to their governor and mayor this weekend - by painting 'F*** Cuomo and de Blasio' in giant letters down a Brooklyn street.  The offensive graffiti appeared at around 1am on Saturday morning and stretched for almost an entire city block in a style similar to city-endorsed projects supporting the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer called efforts to name and appoint a new Supreme Court Justice to fill the seat of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg “despicable” and urged President Trump and Senate Republicans to avoid filling...
    For less than 24 hours this weekend, an all-caps, block-length message painted on a Brooklyn street in yellow contained the rage of New York City: “F–k Cuomo and de Blasio.” CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE The New York Post reported the shout-out to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio  was created around...
    The writing’s on the wall — er, road. Fed-up New Yorkers painted a massive stretch of Brooklyn blacktop with the yellow message “F–k Cuomo and de Blasio” over the weekend in the vein of Hizzoner’s “Black Lives Matter” art, only for the city to quickly scrub the statement. The not-so-subtle shout-out to Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
    The writing’s on the wall — er, road. Fed-up New Yorkers painted a massive stretch of Brooklyn blacktop with the yellow message “F–k Cuomo and de Blasio” over the weekend in the vein of Hizzoner’s “Black Lives Matter” art, only for the city to quickly scrub the statement. The not-so-subtle shout-out to Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Brooklynites of all backgrounds came together on Sunday outside of the Brooklyn Municipal Building to honor the life and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the trailblazing Supreme Court associate whose death this weekend marked the end...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Admirers of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continued to make the pilgrimage to her former home in Midwood, Brooklyn on Sunday, where some laid flowers, others left messages and some just came to...
    It’s the “supreme” tribute for a New York-born icon. A tile sign for Manhattan’s 50th Street station on the C/E line was doctored to read “Ruth St.” in memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87 from complications of pancreatic cancer. Twitter account Plannedalism blasted out a video of...
    It’s the “supreme” tribute for a New York-born icon. A tile sign for Manhattan’s 50th Street station on the C/E line was doctored to read “Ruth St.” in memory of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at 87 from complications of pancreatic cancer. Twitter account Plannedalism blasted out a video of the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Seven people were wounded — including a 15-year-old who was struck by a bullet in the wrist on a basketball court in Brooklyn — in citywide shootings between Saturday night and early Sunday morning, police officials...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – At least five people are hospitalized Sunday following a crash involving a minibus in Brooklyn. It happened around 4 a.m. in Bushwick. Police said the bus was traveling east on Myrtle Avenue when it hit an Aston Martin going north on Evergreen Avenue. Video from the scene shows the damaged bus...
    A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.  Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. A legal trailblazer and champion of women’s rights, she became the high court's second female justice in 1993.  Cuomo,...
    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A man was critically injured following a two-vehicle crash in Brooklyn Sunday morning.The incident happened just after 4 a.m. at Myrtle Avenue in Bushwick.Police say a van raced through a red light and struck another vehicle on Suydam Street.A 38-year passenger was ejected from the van and was rushed to a...
    During the 2019 offseason, the Brooklyn Nets completed one of the most exciting projects in recent NBA history. They signed both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, which made the Nets a force to reckon with. Both superstars will undoubtedly help the team soar to new heights. Kyrie is known for being a tremendous athlete, but...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her mark as a women's right champion who became the court's second female justice, but her legacy began in New York City.Joan Ruth Bader was born in 1933 in a Midwood neighborhood of Brooklyn.WATCH "From Brooklyn to the Bench: Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg"...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Here's a look at what's making headlines this Saturday.Authorities search for young boy who fell in Harlem RiverPolice said they were called to Randall's Island just after 2:30 p.m. where a child, approximately five years old, was climbing a tree when he fell and landed in the water.Officials flag envelope containing...
    NEW YORK – Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life is being celebrated in her native New York City with plans for a statue, landmarks lit in blue and impromptu memorials at her childhood home in Brooklyn and the high school she attended. Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87....
    She was the queen of Kings. Brooklynites mourned Ruth Bader Ginsburg Saturday as one of their own, hailing her life as the consummate Big Apple success story, a Midwood girl who made real good — all the way to a seat on the United States Supreme Court. “She was a good example If you work...
    Loading the player... New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Saturday a statue honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The statue dedicated to the second woman to ever serve on the U.S. Supreme Court will be erected in Brooklyn, where Ginsburg was born.  New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks...
    New York will erect a statue honoring the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg in her native Brooklyn, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving voice to the voiceless and uplifting those who were pushed aside by forces of hate and indifference,” Cuomo said...
    This image provided by the Supreme Court, shows Joan Ruth Bader at two-years-old in 1935, at her home in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States via AP)This image provided by the Supreme Court, shows Joan Ruth Bader at two-years-old in 1935, at her home in the...
    NEW YORK -- A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. A legal trailblazer and champion of women's rights, she became the high court's second female justice in...
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be honored with a statue in Brooklyn, her birthplace, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Saturday. He described Ginsburg, who died on Friday at the age of 87, as "a monumental figure of equality."  "Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A new statue will honor the life and legacy of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Brooklyn, where she was born, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. “As a lawyer, jurist, and professor, she redefined...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A statue of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be built in her native Brooklyn, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday. Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. A legal trailblazer and champion of women’s rights, she became the high court’s second female justice in 1993....
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn where she was born and raised, Gov. Cuomo said Saturday. “Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg selflessly pursued truth and justice in a world of division, giving voice to the voiceless and uplifting those who were pushed aside by forces of hate and indifference,” said...
    (CNN)New York will honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a statue in Brooklyn, her birthplace, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday afternoon.Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the US Supreme Court, died Friday at 87."Her legacy will live on in the progress she created for our society, and this statue will serve as...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the state will erect a statue in the Brooklyn borough of New York City to honor the life of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Cuomo announced the memorial on Saturday and said that the statue “will serve as a physical reminder of Justice Ginsburg's monumental...
    New York Gov. Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoNew York City bus driver knocked out by passenger he told to wear a mask 44 percent of high earners have considered leaving New York City: poll Media's anti-Trump coronavirus spin has real consequences MORE (D) on Saturday announced that the state would erect a statue of the late Supreme...
    BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) -- New York will construct a statue of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Brooklyn, where she was born and grew up, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.Cuomo said in a statement that he would appoint a commission that would be tasked with selecting an artist and location...
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at an annual Women's History Month reception hosted by Pelosi in the U.S. capitol building Allison Shelley/Getty Images) New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday the state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a statue in her native...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police continue to investigate what caused an SUV to jump a curb, crashing into a building and killing a pedestrian, in Brooklyn. The victim, Omesh Persaud, 47, of Queens, was pronounced dead at the scene at Atlantic Avenue and Milford Street in Cypress Hills around 4:30 p.m. Friday. Investigators said the...
    Republicans and Democrats had a point in common, for the first time in a long time In New-York Historical Society, April 2019 Photo: Alejandra Morata de Juan / ElDiarioNY Democratic and Republican leaders of New York had as few times a point in common last night, at...
    CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by an out-of-control car that slammed into a building in Brooklyn.Officials say a black SUV jumped the curb at Atlantic Avenue and Milford Street in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn Friday afternoon.They say the black Jeep 4 X 4 ran over a male...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Leaders across New York City mourned the loss of Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a Brooklyn native and champion of equal rights who died Friday at the age of 87.  Governor Andrew Cuomo said...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87, the court said, giving President Donald Trump a chance to expand its conservative majority with a...
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg, pictured above in 2009, served for almost 27 years on the highest court of the land and was the second woman to be appointed to the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve as a Supreme Court Justice, a legal pioneer who broke barriers for women in law,...
    Brooklyn Kindergarten Society, a 129-year-old leader in early childhood education, has named Melisha ‘Mel’ Jackman as its new executive director. Jackman will start at BKS on Tuesday. Jackman is currently a Managing Director at East Harlem Tutorial Program. She will manage BKS’ $10 million annual budget, its seven educational centers, and its teaching staff that...
    CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by an out-of-control car that slammed into a building in Brooklyn.Officials say a black SUV jumped the curb at Atlantic Avenue and Milford Street in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn Friday afternoon.They say the car ran over the pedestrian and then slammed into...
    CYPRESS HILLS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A pedestrian was struck and killed by an out-of-control car that slammed into a building in Brooklyn.Officials say a vehicle jumped the curb at Atlantic Avenue and Milford Street in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn Friday afternoon.They say the car ran over the pedestrian.The victim was pronounced dead at...
    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- While New York City grapples with an uptick in gun violence, the community is proudly celebrating 56 promising youths from the Flatbush area of Brooklyn who successfully completed youth programs designed to maximize their potential.The Rohan Levy Foundation, named after a teen who was shot and killed in Brooklyn three years...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An SUV jumped the curb and crashed into a Brooklyn building Friday afternoon, killing one person and injuring another. It happened around 4:30 p.m. at Atlantic Avenue and Milford Street in Cypress Hills. The FDNY says a pedestrian was hit and did not survive. The driver was taken to Brookdale Hospital....