| 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...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 6:26 PM
A wheelchair-bound Brooklyn man is in custody after he tossed acid in his daughter's face, acid so corrosive, it peeled the skin from her face, that's according to police and eyewitnesses.
Authorities arrested Jerome Lynch, 69, Saturday afternoon and...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Does stop and frisk cut crime? That's the big question concerning the controversial police tactic. Opponents say no it doesn't cut crime and it leads to racial profiling. Supporters say it helps to get guns off the streets.
According to Newsday, new...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 6:54 PM
There’s an old saying – sometimes you have to fight fire with fire. That’s exactly what the police are doing in East New York, Brooklyn – where social media is redefining the rules of engagement.
There’s a battle brewing...
| 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...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 2:36 PM
An Indianapolis man stands accused of stabbing a woman while she was sleeping.
IMPD officers were called to the 1400 block of East New York Street just after 4 a.m. Thursday. Once there, they found 48-year-old Teresa Lebel suffering from a stab wound...