Brooklyn

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to be remembered with statue in her native Brooklyn

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.

Sep 19, 2020, 23:18 PM IST

4 dead, 3 injured in shooting at private social club in New York's Brooklyn: US media

At least four people died and several others were injured in a shooting early Saturday at a private social club in New York, US media agency NBC New York reported. The shooting happened in the Brooklyn borough of the city and at least three others were severely injured, NBC and other news outlets reported.

Oct 12, 2019, 18:38 PM IST

Suspected New York imam killer charged with murder: Police

Oscar Morel, a 35-year-old Brooklyn man,was charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Aug 16, 2016, 10:06 AM IST

New York teen charged in Islamic State probe gets 20 months in prison

A New York City teenager accused last year of conspiring to provide support to Islamic State was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to a non-terrorism charge.

Aug 09, 2016, 23:02 PM IST

`The Revenant` sweeps Britain`s Baftas with three top gongs

The British awards, known as BAFTAs, are considered a portent of success at Hollywood's February 28 Academy Awards.

Feb 15, 2016, 02:10 AM IST

Prove you are a Muslim, get into Brooklyn comedy club for free

Donald Trump may want to block all Muslims from entering the United States, but a Brooklyn comedy club is welcoming them into its shows free of charge.

Dec 12, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

My kids laughed at 'Sexiest Man Alive' award: David Beckham

David Beckham won the 2015's Sexiest Man Alive award.

Nov 22, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

13 hurt in shooting outside New York City house party

 Thirteen people were injured when gunmen opened fired outside a house party in New York City`s Brooklyn borough on Sunday, police said.

Aug 02, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Ex-FIFA official Jeffrey Webb to enter plea on US charges

Jeffrey Webb, one of seven high-ranking officials of soccer`s world governing body FIFA who were arrested in Switzerland on U.S. corruption charges, was due to enter a plea in court on Saturday after being extradited to the United States.

Jul 18, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Innocent New Yorker gets $6.25 mn for 25 years in jail

 New York authorities on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.25 million compensation to an innocent man who spent nearly 25 years languishing in prison for a murder he did not commit.

Jun 24, 2015, 06:15 AM IST

New York man attacks FBI agent in Islamic State-tied probe: US

A New York City man was arrested on Wednesday after authorities said he tried to stab an FBI agent executing a search warrant in connection with an alleged plot to carry out an attack in support of the militant group Islamic State.

Jun 18, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Uzbek citizen charged in New York over Islamic State plot

An Uzbek citizen has become the fifth person indicted along with four previously charged men from Brooklyn, New York, in an alleged plot to provide support to Islamic State militants, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

Jun 12, 2015, 00:10 AM IST

David Beckham trolls son in Instagram video

Former soccer star David Beckham embarrassed teenage son Brooklyn in an adorable video, showing off his more Instagram followers than him.

Apr 20, 2015, 15:28 PM IST

Hillary Clinton sets up campaign headquarters in Brooklyn

Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has chosen the New York borough of Brooklyn as the place to set up campaign headquarters for her 2016 run for president, the daily Politico reported on Friday.

Apr 04, 2015, 08:29 AM IST

Seven children killed in NY fire tragedy buried in Israel

Seven Orthodox Jewish children from the same family who died in a house fire in New York`s borough of Brooklyn at the weekend were buried in Jerusalem on Monday.

Mar 24, 2015, 00:11 AM IST

Seven children die as broken heater sparks New York blaze

Seven children from the same family died Saturday when their New York home was engulfed in flames after a portable cooker malfunctioned.

Mar 22, 2015, 03:57 AM IST

Seven children killed in New York house blaze

A house fire in Brooklyn, New York, killed seven children, possibly all related, early Saturday, police said. 

Mar 21, 2015, 16:10 PM IST

Three Central Asian men arrested for threatening attacks in US

Three Central Asian men have been arrested here on charges of conspiring to provide material support to ISIS, with two of them threatening to carry out attacks within the US and against the American President.

Feb 26, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

Documents from Osama bin Laden raid read at US terror trial

Declassified al Qaeda documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden's Pakistan compound have been presented at the US trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot.

Feb 26, 2015, 01:33 AM IST

Brooklyn does not like being dropped to school by Beckham

Retired soccer ace David Beckham says his son Brooklyn no longer likes him drive up to the school gates.

Feb 11, 2015, 08:59 AM IST