Colin Esposito grabbed the victim at Kingston and Lefferts avenues in broad daylight, police said.
The 51-page report outlines ways to reduce inmate population while renovating the jail before it closes.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Caroline SpivackBrooklyn DailyBay Ridge is heating up! It is now officially summer, so it is time to take your weekend shenanigans outside! We have a bevy of outdoor activities — and a few air-conditioned inside ones to help you cool off. On Friday, sample what the neighborhood has to offer at the Taste of Fifth Avenue (Fifth Avenue between 73rd and 84th streets), starting at 5 pm. Enjoy …
CHINA – Landslide: In this photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, emergency personnel work at the site of a landslide in Xi
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By James HarneyBrooklyn PaperKeep flying, Blackbirds! That’s the message to be found in a just-released book penned by Long Island University’s ninth and longest-serving president that takes a magnifying glass to the decade whose events nearly broke the college, but would go on to make it the academic institution it is today. “Preface to the Future: A History of Long Island University Through The Turbulent Sixties,” by president emeritus Dr. David J. Steinberg, recounts the history of the school during an era when U.S. college campuses were hotbeds for student unrest — and when the university was nearly torn apart by an administration that struggled to unite its three…
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Monday, June 12 Esthel Lugo was arrested at 1676 Gates Avenue for third-degree assault by Officer Llanos. Patrick Pellegrino was arrested at 60-70 Gates Avenue for criminal contempt by Officer Jack…
Police issued 123 summonses for cyclists running red lights and stop signs in a 28-day period.
Local historians believe the archeological dig underway in Gowanus needs to dig deeper for remains.
The person was hit by a Manhattan-bound train entering the station, officials said.
Jonathan Cordoba was arrested for the shooting near Atlantic Terminal and Barclays Center.
The Plus Pool needs 100,000 signatures from supporters to win $100,000 from the beer giant.
Gary Anderson, 26, was identified by a tipster who spotted him at a Blink Fitness gym, police said.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Julianne CubaBrooklyn DailyTime to break out the sunscreen! Hundred of kids marched through the streets of Gerritsen Beach during the annual Kiddie Beach Parade on June 17. The celebratory parade is how the close-knit neighborhood marks the unofficial start to summer, when kids are out of school and get to splash all day in the water at the local Kiddie Beach. This year, however, Mother Nature had a different idea in mind…
With the failure of the state Legislature Wednesday night to approve the extension of mayoral control of the New York City school system by the end
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Lauren GillBrooklyn PaperCall it zero vision. The city is putting police department parking ahead of cyclists’ safety by removing a buffer that protects the DeKalb Avenue bike lane and pushing the pedalers’ path next to traffic so precinct staff can leave their cars on the sidewalk outside Clinton Hill’s 88th Precinct station house, the leader of a safe street advocacy group said this week. “DeKalb Avenue should become a protected bike lane, if anything,” said Caroline Samponaro of Transportation Alternatives. “The NYPD needs to be setting a tone on the street for Vision…
An ex-con who brutally stabbed a man to death with an ice pick inside an housing complex stairwell early Sunday has been caught, police said. Norbert Williams, 52, was arrested Wednesday morning in Brooklyn by the NYPD's violent felony squad, less than a week after he killed Joseph Smart, 47, inside a first floor stairwell of the Hammel Houses at 82-01 Beach Channel Drive, according to police.
High school students awarded $1,500 each
Bill de Blasio called on city council members to support new jails in their districts.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Angelo Gigliotti was busted with his mother and father after the feds found they were smuggling drugs.
The owner of 1578 Union St., Daniel Melamed, could face up to a year in jail.
The city is eyeing a 400-seat school for the corner of Fifth Avenue and 36th Street to ease crowding.
The gunman opened fire when someone broke up a fight between him and a woman, reports said.