| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:18 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:58 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 3:25 PM
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.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:17 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:32 PM
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...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 10:03 AM
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...
| 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...
| Feb 14, 2010
Producer-composer-musician Tom Rothrock and his wife, Monique, have listed their restored and expanded Hollywood Hills home for $7,749,000.
The couple spent seven years working on the villa, which has more than 6,500 square feet, is situated on about a...
| Feb 6, 2010
Sitcom star Joely Fisher has sold her Encino compound for $2.4 million. The four-bedroom, seven-bathroom contemporary had been on and off the market since mid-2007, perhaps prompting the actress to wonder whether she would own it " 'Til Death," to...
| 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...