| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:53 AM
An SUV carrying State Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. and his 7-year-old son was hit by gunfire as it drove through the Brownsville section of East New York Wednesday night, police sources told PIX 11 News.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at the...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 7:34 PM
Living right across the street from a funeral home brings death close to Tammy Ellis' home, but seeing what she has from her kitchen is making it closer to her home than she ever imagined. She said she often sees bodies, uncovered, on gurneys.
| Feb 28, 2012
| 2:22 PM
An on-duty New York City police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with DWI after his police cruiser struck a street pole, officials said.
According to authorities, officer Christopher Morris was busted some time after 4 a.m. in East New York....
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:49 PM
An officer was involved in an accident while he or she was on the way to assist another officer Wednesday.
It happened around 8 p.m. near New York and Rural Streets.
According to officials, the officer was traveling north on North Rural Street. As the...
| 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
| 3:07 AM
The practice of NYPD officers stopping and frisking people, whether or not they've committed a crime, is squarely in the spotlight now that the New York Civil Liberties Union, or NYCLU, has compiled a list of the ten police precincts where the practice is...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 11:09 AM
An elderly man who was standing outside a Brooklyn barbershop was gunned down by a stray bullet Wednesday during an apparent shootout.
According to authorities, 79-year-old Andrew Burke was standing outside of Fest's Barbershop on Marcus Garvey Blvd....
| Oct 3, 2011
| 1:57 PM
An off-duty police officer was shot while sitting in her car Monday, according to police, who are now swarming the nearby Penn Worth Houses searching for members of two groups reportedly involved in the shootout.
The 38-year-old officer was parked near a...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 9:20 AM
The summer of senseless shootings continues after two men were killed in shooting near the corner of Georgia and Dumont Avenues in East New York, police said.
According to authorities, the shooting happened at about 12: 40 a.m. Wednesday. 28-year-old...