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Oh no! Fire at Tacos El Bronco restaurant in Sunset Park displaces 13 families – News 12 Brooklyn brooklyn.news12.com A three-alarm fire severely damaged a popular Sunset Park restaurant Sunday. Officials say the electrical

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The Sick, Twisted Reason This Man Lost 24 Years Of His Life

“In 1989, Jonathan Fleming was convicted of a Brooklyn murder that from day one he insisted he did not commit. After nearly 25 years behind bars, Fleming is now a free man. Fleming explained to HuffPost Live’s Alyona Minkovski that a recent reexamination of the case revealed two key pieces of evidence that led to his exoneration: one being a receipt and another being eyewitness testimony — both of which confirmed his alibi that he was in Florida, not Brooklyn, at the time of the murder.

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NYC PROTEST RALLY for #aiww TOMORROW! Weiwei needs his passport and we need your…

NYC PROTEST RALLY for #aiww TOMORROW! Weiwei needs his passport and we need your support! Catch the unveiling of a brand new video message from Ai Weiwei! Thursday April 10th, 7pm Brooklyn Library at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, NY. More details: Timeline Photos NYC PROTEST RALLY for #aiww TOMORROW! Weiwei needs his passport and we need your support! Catch the unveiling of a brand new video message from Ai Weiwei! Thursday April 10th, 7pm Brooklyn Library at Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, NY

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Occupy Wall Street’s Day of Action ..

Occupy Wall Street’s Day of Action .. Occupy Movement Targets Home Evictions in U.S

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After Nearly 25 Years Behind Bars, Wrongfully Convicted Man Free
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A man wrongfully imprisoned for nearly 25 years has been set free after buried evidence showing he was over 1,000 miles from the crime was unearthed. Jonathan Fleming, who is black, was convicted of a 1989 Brooklyn murder, a crime he attested he couldn’t have committed because he was at Disney World. There was evidence to support Fleming’s claim, but it was never turned over to the defense.

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Brooklyn DA Moves to Free Man after Long-Buried Evidence Surfaces

by Joaquin Sapien At a hearing tomorrow in Brooklyn Supreme Court, District Attorney Kenneth Thompson is expected to consent to the release of Jonathan Fleming, who has served more than 24 years in prison for a murder that an emerging pile of evidence suggests he did not commit. The dramatic turn reverses years of steadfast opposition from the District Attorney’s Office, which vigorously fought Fleming’s appeals for two decades

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The PSUMC Social Action Committee invites you to a Free Screening of Inequality…

The PSUMC Social Action Committee invites you to a Free Screening of Inequality for All, directed by Robert Kornbluth and presented by Robert Reich. The film won the Sundance Festival Special Jury Award for Achievement in Filmmaking. WHEN: Friday April 4th, 7:30 PM WHERE: Park Slope United Methodist Church, 6th Avenue and 8th Street in Brooklyn

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An overwhelming majority of Verizon Wireless retail workers in Brooklyn have sig…

An overwhelming majority of Verizon Wireless retail workers in Brooklyn have signed cards saying they want to join CWA.

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Pay Attention: Sergeants Benevolent Association announces new partnership with c…

Pay Attention: Sergeants Benevolent Association announces new partnership with cab drivers Sergeants Benevolent Association announces new partnership with cab drivers – News 12 Brooklyn brooklyn.news12.com There are few people who know the city better than cops and cab drivers, and

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The Nation’s Most Segregated Schools Aren’t Where You’d Think They’d Be

Adofo Muhammad, center, principal of Bedford Academy High School, teaches 10th and 11th graders in his Global Studies class in Brooklyn. December 3, 2013

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