| Jun 19, 2009
| 9:00 AM
A man is accused of flushing a turtle down the toilet after a domestic dispute in Brooklyn.
Yamahi Hogarth allegedly beat his girlfriend and then flushed her pet turtle down the toilet at the woman's East Flatbush apartment.
Hogarth, 23, accused the 20-...
| Jun 19, 2009
Fed-up neighbors in Brooklyn say their landlord is forcing them to live in moldy squalor. Their East Flatbush building is bursting at the seams with out-of-control fungus climbing up walls and mushrooms growing in bathrooms.
Tenant, Amelia DeMiller fears...
| Jun 24, 2009
A British bank will soon have its name on a major New York City subway station if a $4 million deal is approved on Wednesday.
Commuters passing through the Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street and Flatbush Avenue subway station in Prospect Heights may soon...
| Jun 27, 2009
Police say a Brooklyn day care center targeted by robbers Friday was being used as a drug haven.
The owner of the Special Moments Day Care in East Flatbush has been arrested and her husband is negotiating to surrender, said Police Commissioner Raymond...
| Aug 4, 2009
A pedestrian was sent flying through a Brooklyn storefront's glass window after being struck by a vehicle following a car accident Monday evening.
Police say at about 11pm, the driver of a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria was travelling eastbound on Martense...
| Aug 12, 2009
| 11:29 AM
Two toddlers from Brooklyn -- who inadvertently fell out of windows in two separate incidents -- have died, police said.
18-month old Marcus Oliver and three-year-old Devin Joseph Jr. both died Tuesday after plunging out of two windows in different...
| Feb 8, 2007
Deanna Pugh had just dropped off one of her 11 grandchildren and parked her car near the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Zion Street in Hartford. She wanted a cigarette, but with her daughter and an 8-year-old granddaughter in the car, she stepped out...
| Dec 14, 2007
The late Looney Tunes maestro Chuck Jones had an existential rule about cartoon animals.
They could walk upright, talk a blue streak and even have a Flatbush accent, so long as they were fundamentally most concerned with the things a duck, a caged tweety...
| Jan 17, 2008
Except for the sizzle of beef and chopped vegetables, there's a studious silence in the kitchen at the Sisters of St. Joseph convent on Park Road. Shirt sleeves rolled to her forearms, Sister Kristin Johnsen stands at the grill, swiping the mix with a...
| Mar 7, 2008
Since their debut in supermarket checkout lines in 1977, plastic shopping bags have become the tote of choice.
Back then, plastic seemed like a good option: a way to stop cutting down so many trees to make all those paper bags. They take less energy...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Juniorâs Restaurant, home of the worldâs most famous cheesecakes, is celebrating its 60th birthday with a national contest for the next great flavor of its award-winning cheesecake. The Next Great Junior's Cheesecake Flavor Recipe Contest kick-of...