| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Police tape still surrounds Kazan Raoul's Brownsville, Brooklyn basement apartment.
It's an active crime scene following her murder - shortly before 6-30 this morning.
That's when police, responding to an anonymous 911 call, found the 24-year old...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Janet S. McKegg, whose career with the Department of Natural Resources spanned nearly three decades, died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Elternhaus, a Dayton assisted-living facility.
The former West Friendship resident was 58....
| Mar 18, 2012
| 7:50 PM
UPDATE 10:35pm: 14-year-old Samantha Guerrero has been located around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday night according to a brief statement issued by the Grand Prairie Police Department. She was found to be in good health in Irving and police are now questioning her...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The N.Y.P.D. stop and frisk program policy has been controversial in minority communities from the start leading to protests and arrests, but now the New York Civil Liberties Union is coming out with a report saying the policy was leveled on gentrifying...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:07 PM
T-Mobile USA will consolidate its call center operations from two dozen facilities to 17, resulting in 1,900 job cuts.
“Concentrating call centers is an important step to achieve competitive cost structures to successfully compete,” said...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:44 AM
A Berks County woman commits suicide after murdering her young daughter and setting her home on fire. It happened on Sunday along the 2300 block of Brownsville Road in North Heidelberg Township. State police say Donna Evans, 39, was upset over a breakup...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:37 PM
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a murder-suicide in North Heidelberg Township in Berks County.
They say 39-year-old Donna Evans was distraught over the breakup of her relationship with her lover and that she bludgeoned her 11-year-old...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling.
The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Three people were shot in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said.
One 19-year-old male is in critical condition after being shot in the head, and a two others, ages 9 and 37, are in stable condition after being shot in the leg....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Five people are in in the hospital after two separate shootings that unraveled in Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said.
One happened at a Brownsville playground; the other, just hours later and a mile away.
Just after 7 p.m., gunfire broke out at a...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The arrests and release of Councilman Jumaane Williams and a senior New York City government staffer have brought many issues bubbling to the surface of public discussion. Race. Profiling. Abuse of power. It's not a new conversation, but many are hoping...