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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Math Teacher Who Sexually Assaulted 14-Year-Old Sentenced Four Years In Prison

CANARSIE - A former math teacher was sentenced to prison time after sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student on multiple occasions. Andre Braddy, 36, sexually assaulted a student seven times between March 19, 2018, and April...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

Unimpressed With City’s Third Party Transfer Hearing Answers, Cornegy Pledges to Fix Program

BED-STUY — After presiding over a hearing on the recently scrutinized Third Party Transfer Program, Council Member Robert Cornegy said Monday he was unimpressed with the city’s response to the questions put to the...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

‘New Yorkers Must Stay Vigilant’: Local Pols Blast Trump, Prepare For More ICE Raids

LOWER MANHATTAN — Local politicians on Friday instructed New Yorkers to be ready for more immigration raids ahead of the weekend and blasted the Trump administration for ordering them. "We are here today to say...

31-Year-Old Dead After Motorcycle Collides With Car

CANARSIE - Last night ended in another biker death in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car. Roshaun Miller, 31, was riding a 2013 Yamaha motorcycle southbound on Rockaway Parkway on Tuesday, July 16...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...

Two Men Shot Outside Homeless Shelter

CANARSIE—Two men were shot early Wednesday morning in front of a homeless shelter in Canarsie, according to police. Just before 3 a.m. on July 10, police responded to a 911 call of a shooting that...

21 Alleged Brooklyn Gang Members Indicted, Brooklyn DA Announces

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN—More than 20 alleged gang members have been indicted in connection with a slew of charges including murder, attempted murder, robbery and weapons possession, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez and the NYPD announced...

Louis Keeps District 45 Council Seat

EAST FLATBUSH—City Council Member Farah Louis has held on to her seat.  In a near replay of the May special election, Louis on Tuesday beat her main opponent, Monique Chandler-Waterman, by about 700 votes— a...

Two Motorcyclists Crash In Southern Brooklyn: One Killed, One Injured

CANARSIE/FLATLANDS - One motorcyclist was killed and another was seriously injured in two separate crashes less than a mile from each other in southern Brooklyn on Monday, police said. The motorcyclist killed in yesterday’s crash was...

Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary

By Zainab Iqbal and Sam Raskin MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH - City Council candidate Monique Chandler-Waterman accused Council Member Farah Louis of orchestrating an unspecified “deal” involving Trump supporters and “greedy landlords and developers” to get votes...

37 Brooklynites Become U.S Citizens On Flag Day At Wyckoff House

CANARSIE - Today is Flag Day, and the day 37 Brooklynites became new American citizens at the Wyckoff House Museum. The historic farmhouse was filled with cheers and claps from new citizens, their families,...

Did Archibald Promise You A Green Card?

CANARSIE - A man has been charged with allegedly stealing $8,520 from three undocumented immigrants who trusted him to process their green card applications and work permits. According to Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, three...

A Drunk Driver Kills Canarsie Man On E-Bike

CANARSIE - A 29-year-old man on an E-Bike is dead after a drunk driver collided with him Sunday night. On June 9th at about 10:37 p.m., 22-year-old Treasure Liggins was driving her 2007 Infiniti G35...
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