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  • Bill de Blasio Takes Action Against Bloomberg's Plan To Fire 4,100 Teachers

    Bill de Blasio Takes Action Against Bloomberg's Plan To Fire 4,100 Teachers
    Public Advocate Bill de Blasio will be mobilizing over 100 parent volunteers at schools and subway stops across the city tomorrow, Thursday May 26, to take action against the Mayor's plan to fire 4,100 teachers. Public Advocate de Blasio and parent...
  • Brooklyn Cops Hunt Suspects In Triple-Shooting

    Brooklyn Cops Hunt Suspects In Triple-Shooting
    Police are trying to solve a triple-shooting in Sheepshead Bay that has left a young mother and her boyfriend dead, and his brother in critical condition. They've been identified by family members as Crystal Sweet,22, her boyfriend Timothy Walters and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brooklyn Nets Unveil New Colors, Logo

    Brooklyn Nets Unveil New Colors, Logo
    The Nets are no longer in New Jersey. The now-Brooklyn Nets unveiled their new colors and brand identity Monday at the Modell's Sporting Goods at 140 Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn. Hip hop mogul and co-owner Jay-Z created the team's new color scheme and...