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Wednesday Crime Blotter: Kidnap Car Thief Still At Large in Canarsie, East Flatbush Man...

DUMBO - After an assault on the F train, police have released photos of the suspect they're searching for, hoping the public can help track him down. Around 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, the...

Man Struck by Vehicle and Killed Preparing for Film Production in Carroll Gardens

CARROLL GARDENS - A 63-year-old man was hit and killed by a driver in Carroll Gardens early this morning as he helped prepare for a film shoot, police confirmed. The victim, Pedro Jiminez, was struck...

Two Girls Killed in Fire While Visiting Their Grandfather in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - Two young girls were tragically killed during a visit to their grandfather in Bushwick when a fire broke out in the man's apartment while they slept. The blaze broke out in Vincente Gomez's...

Gun Violence and Road Rage Claim Two Lives in Bath Beach

In Bath Beach, two homicides claimed the lives of two men in on Sunday, including an FDNY firefighter. In the early hours of Sunday, December 9, police said Faizal Coto, 33, was involved in a...

VIDEO: NYPD Violently Yanks 1-Year-Old From Mother At SNAP Office

BOERUM HILL - A video showing NYPD officers forcibly tearing a one-year-old child out of the arms of his mother during a physical altercation at the Human Resources Administration/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) office...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

Friday Crime Blotter: “Hangry” Man in East Williamsburg Deli, Hit-and-Run in Carroll Gardens &...

DOWNTOWN - A 14-year-old boy was robbed while changing trains in the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station last week and police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the culprit. The robbery occurred around 10:40...
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Brooklyn DA Announces Event To Erase Past Convictions for Marijuana

As discussions swirl about the possible legalization of marijuana and what it could mean for local residents, the Brooklyn District Attorney has announced two events to help Brooklynites erase past low-level marijuana convictions. Next week,...

UPDATE: Man Arrested on Hate Crimes Charge Following Anti-Semitic Attack

UPDATE (12/5/18): Police have announced that a suspect in the attack on a Jewish man last week has been arrested on charges of committing a hate crime. Enrique Gerena, 32, was arrested by NYPD for...

Bed-Stuy Shootings Kill Two Men Just Blocks Apart

Yesterday, two fatal shootings in Bed-Stuy claimed the lives of two men a few blocks apart, just after the NYPD announced another historic drop in overall homicide rates. The first shooting took place around 2:00...
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Wednesday Crime Blotter: Stabbing in Prospect Park, Shots Fired in Flatbush & More

PARK SLOPE - A homeless woman was stabbed in the torso at the 15th Street and Prospect Park subway station early yesterday morning, police said. Around 5:00 am on Tuesday, December 4, the 36-year-old victim got...

Truck Smashed, Victim Slashed as FedEx Employees Clash With Mourners Outside Funeral

SUNSET PARK - A brawl erupted in the streets of Sunset Park yesterday when a FedEx driver struck a congregant leaving a mosque after a funeral. The fight broke out around 12:30 pm on Monday,...

Police Hunt for Suspect After Rape in Brownsville Park

BROWNSVILLE - Police are searching for the man who raped a 20-year-old woman in a Brownsville park over the weekend. Around 2:20 am on Saturday, December 1, the victim was near the intersection of Herzel...

Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver in Sheepshead Bay

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - A hit-and-run killed a Staten Island man after he was hit by a car on East 28th Street over the weekend. Iosef Morgenshteyn, 65, was struck by the driver of a white Toyota...

Man Shot and Killed in East New York

EAST NEW YORK - A man was shot and killed in the early hours of this morning, Monday, December 3, police confirmed. Around 5:30 am, police responded to a 911 call for an unconscious man...