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  • SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets

    SUV Carrying NY Assemblyman And Son, 7, Sprayed By Bullets
    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...
  • Fox59 investigation finds company mishandling remains

    Fox59 investigation finds company mishandling remains
    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. "You...
  • On-Duty NYPD Cop Charged With DWI After Striking Pole With Cruiser

    On-Duty NYPD Cop Charged With DWI After Striking Pole With Cruiser
    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....
  • Officer involved in accident on city's east side

    Officer involved in accident on city's east side
    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...
  • Report Names Neighborhoods With Most NYPD Stop And Frisks Incidents

    Report Names Neighborhoods With Most NYPD Stop And Frisks Incidents
    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...
  • Stop And Frisk: How Controversial NYPD Practice Affects Real People

    Stop And Frisk: How Controversial NYPD Practice Affects Real People
    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...
  • Elderly Man Shot Dead Outside Brooklyn Barbershop

    Elderly Man Shot Dead Outside Brooklyn Barbershop
    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....
  • Off-Duty Cop Shot In Front Of Brooklyn McDonald's

    Off-Duty Cop Shot In Front Of Brooklyn McDonald's
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hail Of Bullets Leaves 2 Men Dead On Brooklyn Street

    Hail Of Bullets Leaves 2 Men Dead On Brooklyn Street
    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...