Cops hunt 3 in Bay Ridge deli shooting

Police have stepped up their hunt for three dangerous suspects involved in a shooting at a Bay Ridge deli that seriously injured four people during the early morning hours of Oct. 8. … Full Article

New NYPD commissioner: Crime down, safest September in years

NYC Police Commissioner James O’Neill had a positive message to share in his first monthly report on New York City’s crime statistics on Monday: crime continues to fall across the city, with significant decreases in murder, burglary, grand larceny, rape and other major crimes. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to up to 10 years in state prison for sex trafficking young woman in East New York

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Wednesday announced that a 30-year-old man who pleaded guilty to sex trafficking for refusing to let a female acquaintance leave his apartment and forcing her to work as a prostitute has been sentenced to an indeterminate term of five to 10 y … Full Article

Crown Heights Locals: Warnings of zero tolerance for violence on J’Ouvert cut too deep

Law enforcement officials are strongly urging participants in this year’s J’Ouvert celebration not to “shoot anyone” or “stab anyone,” but their stern warning has already wounded some Crown Heights/Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents. … Full Article

Brooklyn man charged in slaying of NYC imam, friend; motive unclear

A man suspected of gunning down an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque was arrested and charged with murder late Monday night, said police, who have not yet released a motive for the shooting deaths. … Full Article

Final defendant in Georgia gun trafficking ring sentenced to 10 years

Brooklyn’s top lawman and its chief executive each made headlines this week with major local developments on the gun control front. … Full Article

Shake Shack lockdown after slashing in Downtown Brooklyn

A man was slashed in a vicious attack on the hot and crowded sidewalk in front of Shake Shack at the intersection of Fulton and Adams streets in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday afternoon. … Full Article

25 alleged gang members variously charged with murder, shootings

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and New York City Police Commissioner William J. … Full Article

Big rigs torched in East New York

Does arson abound, or is it just “horsin’ around?” … Full Article

Two gang members sentenced to 25 years to life for fatal shooting of rival on Coney Island street

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that two gang members were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison following their murder conviction in connection with the death of a rival. … Full Article


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