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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

3-Alarm Fire Damages Three Coney Island Homes

CONEY ISLAND - A three-alarm fire raced through the ceilings and roofs of three homes in Coney Island early Monday morning, injuring two firefighters, neither seriously, fire officials said. Firefighters were hampered by ongoing water...

CB2 Recommends Overhaul of City’s Plan for Atlantic Ave. Jail

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Community Board 2 (CB2) convened on Wednesday, June 12th, to discuss and vote on their new recommendation for the 275 Atlantic Avenue jail. The jail is part of a four-jail system...

Man Shot And Killed At Classic Deli

CROWN HEIGHTS - Yesterday evening, June 12 at around 7:30 p.m., a 48-year-old man was shot and killed while inside Classic Deli Market at 125 Kingston Avenue. The man was found with multiple gunshot wounds...

Man Who Murdered Livery Cab Driver In 2015 Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

BED STUY - In 2015, a livery cab driver was shot and killed inside his car by a man who attempted to rob him. Today, the defendant was sentenced to 25 years to life...

Suspicious Early morning 4-alarm fire destroys three century old Midwood homes

MIDWOOD - Three century-old Midwood homes were destroyed early this morning when a suspicious four-alarm fire raced through the massive wood-frame houses, injuring 13 people, fire officials said. Ten of the injured were civilians evacuated...

Fire Rips Through Gravesend Home – Just Before Sale

GRAVESEND - A multi-million dollar Gravesend home that was just about to close on a sale suffered a serious fire Wednesday afternoon, causing heavy damage to the kitchen and numerous windows of the modern home,...

Man Wanted For Repeatedly Dumping Trash Onto Subway Tracks

PARK SLOPE/SUNSET PARK - The NYPD is requesting the public's help in identifying the man seen in the photo and videos below in connection to four incidents of debris being thrown onto subway tracks...

Daughters Follow In Footsteps Of Fallen Officers

BENSONHURST - Francesca Mosomillio did a reading of Thessalonians 4:13-18—scripture that speaks of hope—at this year’s NYPD Brooklyn South Annual Memorial Mass at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Bensonhurst. She lost her father, Police...

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...

In Southern Brooklyn, “Traffic Violence Is An Epidemic”

DYKER HEIGHTS - After the vicinity of 10th and 11th Avenues from 65th to 85th Streets saw three car crashes in three hours last weekend, the community is demanding life-saving traffic measures. "We are urging,...

Traffic Light To Be Installed At Intersection Where Boy On Scooter Was Killed

BATH BEACH - Just last month, three-year-old Emur Shavkator was riding his scooter, when a van struck and killed him at the dangerous intersection. Now, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has approved a traffic...

76th Precinct Warns of Increase in Thefts as it Wraps Community Meetings for the...

CARROLL GARDENS - On Wednesday, June 5th, residents of the 76th precinct gathered in the basement room of the police station for the last community meeting before disbanding for the summer. Deputy Inspector Megan...

UPDATE: Highly Respected Homicide Detective Found Dead In Plumb Beach

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Hundreds of detectives, uniformed and plain clothed cops searched Plumb Beach Thursday afternoon, only to find that a highly respected homicide detective had taken his own life in the weeds. Detective Joe Calabrese,...

Developing Story: NYPD Officer Found Dead At Plumb Beach

SHEEPSHEAD BAY -  Detective Joe Calabrese, a 35-year veteran of the NYPD and delegate and trustee of the Detectives Endowment Association, was discovered dead at Plumb Beach with a self inflicted gunshot wound to the...
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