[TW] Copwatchers are looking for info on this anonymous video of NYPD tasering a man in the back. Please share. https://t.co/Lg65BgS9tv— Keegan Stephan (@KeeganNYC) June 9, 2015
- Bratton: Recruiting black cops is hard because so many have criminal histories. [Time]
- Brooklyn PTA president busted for stealing $14,000 from school account. [Daily News]
- Photos: BP Eric Adams congratulates the refined members of the 75-year-old Brooklyn Heights Garden Club, as they announce their window box contest winners. [Brooklyn Eagle]
- 1930s trolley map shows how cleanly and efficiently connected Brooklyn used to be, but is no more. [Gothamist]
- Brooklyn Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte came under intense criticism from a segment of the Jewish community after she voiced her fierce opposition for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education tax credit. [Haitian Times]
- Brooklyn-born rapper Pumpkinhead, an underground hip-hop king, died Tuesday morning in NJ at 39. He attended Park Slope’s PS 282. [Daily News]
- A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting that killed a 29-year-old Russian Jewish man in the Midwood section of Brooklyn three months ago. [JP Updates]
- Photos: A Brooklynite's pilgrimage to the top of the World Trade Center. [Brooklyn Eagle]
- Gotham Gazette sums up the main issues on the agenda in the NYS legislature's last 7 days. These include the 421-A tax break for developers, and Mayoral control of public schools.
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