| Aug 30, 2009
The Thing Around
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Alfred A. Knopf: 216 pp., $24.95
Imagine how hard it must be to write stories that make us thick-headed American readers understand what it might be like to visit your brother in a...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 3:29 PM
A Brooklyn social worker was senselessly killed at his neighborhood gym after police say he was brutally attacked during a heated argument over exercise equipment.
According to police, Douglas Smith, 50, was attacked Saturday at his East Flatbush...
| 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-...
| Oct 3, 2009
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Oct 4, 2009
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...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 10:53 AM
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...