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  • 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Melds Yesterday's Charm and Today's Wit

    'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Melds Yesterday's Charm and Today's Wit
    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...
  • Sister Kristin Johnsen: Heavenly Food

    Sister Kristin Johnsen: Heavenly Food
    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...
  • Father Fatally Shot In Front Of Brooklyn Housing Complex

    Father Fatally Shot In Front Of Brooklyn Housing Complex
    A young father was gunned down early Tuesday morning in front of the Flatbush Gardens housing complex in Brooklyn. Police responded to the building located at 3101 Foster Avenue just after 1:30 a.m. and say Kenroy Smith, 27, was discovered lying face...
  • No Mention Of Murders in Apartment Marketing Video

    No Mention Of Murders in Apartment Marketing Video
    The marketing video for Flatbush Gardens makes the Brooklyn apartment complex sound like a tranquil, urbane oasis. The kind of place smiling, young professionals might like to settle. The building's owner says thousands of rennovation dollars have been...
  • Man Wanted For Stealing Straphanger's Cell Phone On N Train

    Man Wanted For Stealing Straphanger's Cell Phone On N Train
    Cops are searching for a man they say swiped a straphanger's cell phone on the subway. The suspect was on a southbound N train at the DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue station on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 2:10 a.m. When he took the passenger's cell phone....
  • MTA Ranks Most Dangerous Intersections

    MTA Ranks Most Dangerous Intersections
    Two Upper East Side intersections rank in the top five of areas for bus related accidents in 2009, a New York City Transit study has found. Twenty-nine accidents at East 57th Street and Third Avenue in Manhattan ranked tops in the city for pedestrian...
  • Green Thumb Bandit on the Loose in Brooklyn

    Green Thumb Bandit on the Loose in Brooklyn
    A brazen bandit with a penchant for flowers is on the loose in Park Slope. Victims say the suspect has been at it for quite a while and tends to swipe all sorts of flowers in and around the area where Sixth, St. Marks and Flatbush avenues meet. As a...
  • Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Left NYC Worker Brain Dead

    Arrest Made In Hit-And-Run That Left NYC Worker Brain Dead
    A Bronx woman was arrested and charged in the hit-and-run that left a New York City employee brain dead, authorities announced Wednesday. According to police, Frances D. Jasmin, 28, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident which resulted in...
  • 3rd Officer Suspended for Possible DWI Cover Up

    3rd Officer Suspended for Possible DWI Cover Up
    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WPIX) - A third cop has been suspended for his apparent role in trying to help a New York City police officer cover up an alleged DWI. NYPD Anti-Crime Officer, Robert McGinn, 39, was suspended Thursday after surveillance video showed he...
  • Brooklyn Mom Slashes Baby Boy, Then Stabs Herself

    Brooklyn Mom Slashes Baby Boy, Then Stabs Herself
    A 5-month-old baby boy is fighting for his life after his mother slashed him in the neck, then stabbed herself in the leg, police say. Officers were called to a home on East 38th Street in East Flatbush early Sunday. The boy is being treated at Kings...
  • Brooklyn Teen Killed In Triple Shooting

    Brooklyn Teen Killed In Triple Shooting
    One man was killed and two others were wounded, after a gunman opened fire inside a Flatbush donut shop Monday night, police said. According to authorities, the shooting was prompted by an apparent argument that happened outside the shop located at 188...