Word on the Street: Subway sleeping ban

San Francisco officials are cracking down on people sleeping in their train stations and subways. The MTA and NYPD police say that sleeping on the subway is not prohibited, but taking up or obstructing more than one seat is not allowed. SOURCE: Top … [Read entire story]

US: No link to Russian gov’t in plane downing

Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for "creating the conditions" that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement. SOURCE: … [Read entire story]

Loved ones head online amid Middle East unrest

Residents with loved ones in the Middle East are taking to the Internet for updates on friends and relatives amid the unrest there. It has been more than two weeks since the start of the latest fighting in the Middle East. Casualties are rising on … [Read entire story]

Police: Girl drowns off Coney Island

A 10-year-old girl drowned in the waters off Coney Island Tuesday night. Police say two girls were found in the water near Stillwell Avenue and Boardwalk West. News 12 was told that a civilian was able to get them out of the water. SOURCE: Top … [Read entire story]

Brooklyn culture zone fuels biz growth

With a veritable forest of residential towers either rising or recently opened in and around downtown Brooklyn, making any one of them stand out in the eyes of tenants can be tough. SOURCE: Brooklyn News - Read entire story here. … [Read entire story]

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Only one block to the subway so maybe they'll get the people who commute to downtown Brooklyn as well as Manhattan. SOURCE: Brooklyn News - Read entire story here. … [Read entire story]

DUMBO: Hard time for Rebar owner

On Monday a judge sentenced the Dumbo bar owner who bilked dozens of couples out of more than $1 million in wedding money to 3 years and 4 months to 10 years in prison for tax fraud - the exact amount prosecutors had sought - moments after he … [Read entire story]

Minor Mayham at 1 a.m. in Brooklyn

From the scanner -- an hour of mayhem, mostly petty, some sad: * At roughly 1 a.m. in Brooklyn, police were were called to round up 4 male blacks in a hallway smoking marijuana at 1284 St. Johns Place. SOURCE: Brooklyn News - Read entire story here. … [Read entire story]