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Opinion: Fourth of July messages offer stark contrast for 2020 elections

There were two messages on the Fourth of July that highlight the choice voters have in November. One was, “We believe that our children should be taught to love their country, honor their history, and respect our great American flag. We stand tall, we stand proud, and we only kneel to Almighty God.” The other was, “Black people have been dehumanized, brutalized, criminalized and terrorized by America for centuries, and are expected to join your …

Fake detective pulls driver over in Mill Basin, robs him at gunpoint

Real detectives are looking for the fake officer who stopped a driver in Mill Basin last month and robbed him at gunpoint. The NYPD released on Friday photos of the phony cop involved in the caper that took place at 5:40 pm on April 8 at the corner of East 61st Street and Avenue U. Law enforcement sources said the 38-year-old male victim was stopped at a red light at the intersection when the crook approached the driver’s side of his vehicle…

Fifth Avenue slashers on the loose

Cops are hunting the would-be thieves who slashed a man in the neck during a botched robbery in Sunset Park earlier this month.  The 31-year-old victim told cops that the two crooks pulled a box cutter on him and demanded on Fifth Avenue near 52nd Street at 2:30 am on Feb. 5. When the victim refused to fork over his wallet, one of the fiends slashed him, before fleeing empty handed, cops said. https://www.brooklynpaper.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/608-20-72-pct-Att-Rob-2-5-20.mp4 Paramedics took the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was treated and released the that night. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.  Anyone with information in regard to this incident is asked to …

How the Pranksters Duped NYPD in Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap Attack

The pranksters, “artists”, terrorists, or hooligans who stole the American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced them with white (one bleached) flag last night were clever in their attack. The New York Daily News reports: NYDN: The vandals apparently used big aluminum pans, “like the ones you cook turkeys with,” to cover the bridge’s lights and their tracks, a police source said. A 24-hour camera feed from the bridge showed the lights on…