| Jun 2, 2010
| 7:47 AM
Eight people have been indicted and charged with sex trafficking girls from junior high schools.
The arrests of Bloods gang members includes charges that the girls, as young as 15, were beaten and starved if they did not earn $500 a day selling their...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 4:01 PM
Outraged parents gathered in East New York to protest the MTA's proposed plan to cut student MetroCards as part of a plan to close the transit agency's $383 million deficit.
Protesters gathered in front of Junior High School 166 Friday evening.
| Oct 24, 2009
At least 12 New York City firefighters were hurt Saturday -- four of them seriously -- after two fire trucks collided in the East New York section of the borough.
It happened just before 10 a.m. on Ashford Street between New Lots and Hegeman avenues....
| Nov 9, 2009
| 3:42 PM
A Brooklyn man is dead after being shot in the back of the head at Thomas Boyland St. and Pitkin Ave. in East New York.
| Nov 9, 2009
| 3:58 PM
Police are now saying that they have arrested two men allegedly responsible for the shooting of a man in East New York.
The two men arrived at the precinct to report that a shooting had occurred, but witnesses reported seeing the same men throw a gun...
| Nov 26, 2009
| 1:31 PM
More than two-hundred New Yorkers in need were treated to a special Thanksgiving meal today at St. Michael's Parish in East New York.
The event was organized by Roxana Colorado, the founder of "Roxie's Dare "2-B" a forum created to guide potential...
| Jun 24, 2009
| 3:59 PM
French tourists visiting New York got the scare of their lives Tuesday, shortly after their plane landed at John F. Kennedy Airport.
According to police, the unsuspecting tourists boarded an unlicensed airport van that sped off when a Port Authority...
| Jul 15, 2009
When it comes to riding the rails underground, it appears the No. 7 subway line is a commuter's dream while the C-train is a commuter's nightmare, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the Straphangers Campaign.
For the second year in a...
| Jan 10, 2010
| 6:15 PM
A 12-year-old boy with several stab wounds was found wandering near a Brooklyn highway Saturday, officials said.
Luis Martinez was spotted by a passerby wandering near the Jackie Robinson Parkway in Cypress Hills around 9:10 p.m. Sources say he was...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 6:58 PM
A 24-year-old Brooklyn man confessed to killing his girlfriend and her two daughters inside their Brooklyn apartment.
Jermaine Ruiz, was apparently preparing to hide the bodies in a dumpster when police arrived on the scene Friday afternoon.
| Jan 23, 2010
| 1:51 PM
A Brooklyn man confessed to killing his girlfriend and her two daughters inside their Brooklyn apartment.
Jermaine Ruiz, 24, was charged Saturday with three counts of murder.
Police arrested him Friday, after Ruiz called his father on the phone and told...