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East New York

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  • Cops Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed, Sexually Assaulted Elderly Woman

    Cops Arrest Suspect Who Allegedly Robbed, Sexually Assaulted Elderly Woman
    A man accused of robbing and sexually assaulting an elderly Brooklyn woman is in police custody, authorities announced Friday. The suspect -- who has not been identified -- broke into the 78-year-old's victim's apartment in East New York around 5:30 a.m....
  • MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR

    MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR
    Subway riders are having their patience tested even more than usual this weekend with the MTA in the midst of its long-term, systemwide rebuilding effort. Every line is being affected, except for the "L" line, the 42nd street Shuttle and the Staten...
  • Long Opposed, Wal-Mart Again Seeks A Foothold In NYC

    Long Opposed, Wal-Mart Again Seeks A Foothold In NYC
    Wal-Mart is again trying to open stores in New York City after failing twice because of community opposition, tweaking its message and its strategy. Steven Restivo, a spokesman for the Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., told The New York Times...
  • Church building collapses near downtown Indianapolis

    Church building collapses near downtown Indianapolis
    A church roof collapsed near downtown Indianapolis Tuesday morning. Church goers at the Greater New Jerusalem Temple of Truth said they noticed the roof sagging for months. Crews responded to the 2600 block of East New York Street around 12:00 p.m. "I...
  • Gaping Brooklyn Pothole Still Unfixed

    Gaping Brooklyn Pothole Still Unfixed
    Some say a pothole in East New York is more than a pothole, but the sign of a bigger problem with the City. Jazelle Hill, East New York resident says, "The City doesn't fix this pothole, I still have to pay my tickets. Double standard," complained Hill,...
  • Police arrest suspected serial robber

    Police arrest suspected serial robber
    Police have arrested a suspected serial robber following a robbery on the city's east side. According to police, officers were dispatched to a robbery at the Village Pantry store in the 2800 block of East New York Street Monday. Once there, police...
  • Victory Over Violence: Brooklyn Boy's Death Inspires Anti-Violence Initiative

    Victory Over Violence: Brooklyn Boy's Death Inspires Anti-Violence Initiative
    We kicked off our anti-violence initiative by profiling "Man Up Inc" - It was started after the unfortunate shooting death of the 8-year-old Deasean Hill in East New York, Brooklyn (he was caught on the middle of a shootout between rival drug dealers)...
  • Wiseguy Actor To Kids: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

    Wiseguy Actor To Kids: Do As I Say, Not As I Do
    A veteran wiseguy actor is using his celebrity and his real life brush with the law to steer troubled kids away from crime. Anthony Borgese, who goes by the stage name Tony Darrow, is best known for his roles in the movie "Goodfellas" and on television...
  • Police asking for help to find missing woman

    Police asking for help to find missing woman
    Metro police are asking for your help to find a missing woman. Sandra House, 43, was last seen on Christmas Eve at a bar called Detour Bar and Lounge at East New York and State Avenue. Detectives say they fear for her safety. House has not contacted...
  • NYC Cabbies Get Bulletproof Vests

    NYC Cabbies Get Bulletproof Vests
    In response to a series of attacks on city livery cab drivers, the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers announced plans Monday that will give some of its drivers an extra shield of protection when working in high-crime areas. A dozen livery cab...
  • Two men shot to death on city's near east side Monday

    Two men shot to death on city's near east side Monday
    Police responded to the scene of a double homicide on the city's near east side Monday evening. It happened in the 100 block of North Bradley Avenue Monday. That's near East New York and Sherman Drive. Police received calls of "shots fired" just before 5...