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  • Angry Neighbors Meet To Honor Slain Queens Teen, Find Killer

    Angry Neighbors Meet To Honor Slain Queens Teen, Find Killer
    Just steps away from the still bloody Brooklyn street corner where 16-year-old Kyanna Thomas was killed in a knife attack early Sunday morning, outraged community members took to the streets Monday -- handing out fliers and pleading with passersby to...
  • Family Of Kyanna Thomas Plea For Help To Find Her Killer

    Family Of Kyanna Thomas Plea For Help To Find Her Killer
    Kyanna Thomas, 16, was murdered in coldblood early Sunday. It happened at the corner of MacDougal Street and Saratoga Avenue, in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, sometime around 3:15 a.m., according to police. Kyanna's killer stabbed her in the...
  • Street painting man

    Street painting man
    Daniel "Krave" Fila. Photo by Beth Black Even though Daniel “Krave” Fila’s artist statement begins, “Graffiti is dead,” his heart belongs to street art. “I do a lot of gallery shows, but I stay on the street,”...
  • CSU calls for tame storm season with four hurricanes

    CSU calls for tame storm season with four hurricanes
    The 2012 hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with 10 named storms, including four hurricanes, two major, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray of Colorado State University said on Wednesday. The average season sees 12 named storms,...
  • Pregnant Mother Killed By Stray Bullet While Sheltering Children

    Pregnant Mother Killed By Stray Bullet While Sheltering Children
    One woman is dead and three others are injured after a shooting in the East New York section of Brooklyn Friday afternoon, officials confirmed. Two women had just picked up their children from nearby P.S. 298 at 2:30 p.m., when multiple shots were...
  • Community Leaders Demand Answers After Brooklyn Mother Gunned Down In Broad Daylight

    Community Leaders Demand Answers After Brooklyn Mother Gunned Down In Broad Daylight
    Days after a Brooklyn mother of 12 was gunned down in broad daylight, community leaders rallied near the crime scene to call an end to the ongoing violence. The Rev. Al Sharpton along with friends and relatives of 34-year-old Zurana Horton gathered...
  • Private Sector Continues to Create Jobs in Texas

    Private Sector Continues to Create Jobs in Texas
    Texas Tribune Texas added 15,400 new jobs last month, according to statistics released today by the Texas Workforce Commission. The Texas unemployment rate, which increased over the last three months, remained steady in September at 8.5 percent. Eight of...
  • Mother Killed Shielding Children From Gunfire: More Than A Hunt For Gunman

    Mother Killed Shielding Children From Gunfire: More Than A Hunt For Gunman
    Police are searching for 3 suspects in the shooting death of a Brooklyn mother who tried to shield a group of children when gunfire erupted outside a Brownsville school just as students were dismissed. Putting her life on the line for children she didn't...
  • 11-Year-Old Victim Recalls Brownsville Shooting That Killed Pregnant Mom

    11-Year-Old Victim Recalls Brownsville Shooting That Killed Pregnant Mom
    Residents in Brownsville continue to mourn the loss of 30 year old Zurana Morton, who died after getting caught in gang on gang crossfire. Two others, a 31-year-old woman and an 11-year-old, Cheyenne McKnight, were also walking by Lucky Supermarket...
  • Denise Peace On Losing Her Daughter To Gun Violence

    Denise Peace  On Losing Her Daughter To Gun Violence
    Denise Peace stopped by to talk about her daughter Zurana Horton, who was killed in a hail of gunfire in Brownsville on Friday . She was here along with Kirsten Foy, director of Community Relations for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.
  • Nephew of Mexican drug cartel kingpin arrested in southern Texas

    The nephew and protege of an imprisoned Mexican drug cartel kingpin was arrested Wednesday by federal agents in southern Texas, an official told CNN. Rafael Cardenas Vela was detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Port Isabel, according to a...