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  • 81/2-Months Pregnant Bride-To-Be Murdered In New York City Day Before Wedding, Cops

    81/2-Months Pregnant Bride-To-Be Murdered In New York City Day Before Wedding, Cops
    Police are on the hunt for whoever stabbed a 38-year-old, pregnant woman to death just a day before her wedding, and two weeks before her baby boy was due. According to authorities, Vindalee Smith was found unconscious in her basement apartment on East...
  • Barbra Streisand Comes Home With Brooklyn Concert; Security Measures Spark Controversy

    Barbra Streisand Comes Home With Brooklyn Concert; Security Measures Spark Controversy
    Barbra Streisand said the last time she performed alone in Brooklyn it was on a stoop on Pulaski Street when she was 8. Thursday night was a little different. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Barclays Center, Streisand stood in the middle of her "B"-...
  • Drag Racing Dollar Vans Cause Deadly Hit And Run In Brooklyn

    Drag Racing Dollar Vans Cause Deadly Hit And Run In Brooklyn
    Police are still sorting out a deadly hit and run that cops say started with a dollar van. Witnesses say the van may have been racing another van. . Just before midnight a van traveling north on Flatbush Avenue near Hawthorne slammed into a guy crossing...
  • Mom Of 2 Dead, 4 Injured In Brooklyn Shooting

    Mom Of 2 Dead, 4 Injured In Brooklyn Shooting
    The investigation is continuing into a senseless shooting that left a mother of two dead. Cops say four people were shot, including a 13-year-old boy who suffered a graze wound to his back, in front of 40 Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush. The gunfire erupted...
  • Prom Gowns Auctioned Off After Store Stiffs Students

    Prom Gowns Auctioned Off After Store Stiffs Students
    At first glance you see glittery gowns, dreamy dresses for proms, weddings, sweet 16's.  But now Red Carpet pageant and Prom is a store of broken promises  after owner Tricia Dowling, seen on her website with some of the New Jersey beauty queens she...
  • Date From Hell: NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives

    Date From Hell:  NYPD Traffic Cop Drugged, Raped Teen, Say Detectives
    The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true. Detectives say that Traffic...
  • Subway Service Resumes After Tunnel Fire Snarls Rush Hour

    Subway Service Resumes After Tunnel Fire Snarls Rush Hour
    More than half a dozen subway lines were cut off right at the Tuesday afternoon rush when a manhole area in a subway tunnel caught on fire. Dozens of emergency vehicles lined Flatbush avenue in downtown Brooklyn. A crowd of over a hundred emergency...
  • Boxing Superstar From Brooklyn Dies in City Violence

    Boxing Superstar From Brooklyn Dies in City Violence
    Tray Franklin, 20, had aspirations to be a pro-boxer, but his dreams were cut short when an unknown gunmen opened fire on him and his friends in Brownsville on June 28th.  His two friends survived, he didn’t.  It’s just another story of a...
  • 26 Firefighters Injured In Massive 7-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn

    26 Firefighters Injured In Massive 7-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn
    Over 200 firefighters battled a massive 7-alarm fire that broke out inside an apartment building in Brooklyn Thursday morning. The blaze was reported just after 10:30 a.m. at a 7-story building located at 665 New York Avenue in the Flatbush section....
  • Mister Softee Drivers Accused Of Beating, Threatening Competition

    Mister Softee Drivers Accused Of Beating, Threatening Competition
    Mister Softee is the original ice cream truck guy in New York, but now plenty of start ups are swirling around them.  They're saying Softee isn't playing nice though, with tough guys throwing punches, vandalizing trucks and making lots of threats.  "He...
  • 22-Year-Old 'Diva' Launches Pink Campaign For NY Senate

    22-Year-Old 'Diva' Launches Pink Campaign For NY Senate
    Say hello to Brooklyn's "Diva of the District." She's a 22 year old, Orthodox Jewish law student named Mindy Meyer and she's set out to be the next New York State Senator. "Who's going to oppose someone who's changing the community. I mean, if you have a...