Crime

Suspect in wealthy D.C. family deaths believed to be in Brooklyn

WASHINGTON— Investigators believe a suspect in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper is in the Brooklyn area of New York City, police said Thursday. … Full Article

Dispute outside East Flatbush church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured

A long-running feud between two men ended in bloodshed when a gunfight broke out at a funeral in Brooklyn, leaving one of them dead, police said Tuesday … Full Article

Brooklyn man arrested for bringing gun inside a shoebox to JFK Airport

A New York resident was arrested after Transportation Security Administration officers stopped him from bringing a loaded .25 caliber handgun onto a plane on Friday afternoon, April 24.   … Full Article

Homeland Security agent fires shots at suspect in Brooklyn

A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent fired shots at a car driven by a suspect during a Homeland Security investigation in Brooklyn Tuesday. … Full Article

New issue 'explodes' in Brooklyn Bridge Park: Gunshots, recovered pistol

Following the shocking outbreak of gunfire in Brooklyn Bridge Park late Wednesday afternoon, some Brooklyn Heights residents say that with ever-larger numbers visiting the park, more police presence is required. … Full Article

Gunfire in Brooklyn Bridge Park: Two arrested following Pier 2 Melee

Cops from Brooklyn's 84th Precinct arrested two men following the shocking outbreak of gunfire in Brooklyn Bridge Park late Wednesday afternoon. The shots scattered crowds enjoying the basketball courts and other exercise facilities on Pier 2 at roughly 5:30 p.m.
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Sheldon Silver's son-in-law charged in $7M Ponzi scheme

A son-in-law of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was charged with defrauding investors out of $7 million in a Ponzi scheme, according to a federal complaint. … Full Article
Bushwick Man Stabbed By Grandfather Of Ex-Girlfriend

VIDEO: Bushwick man stabbed by grandfather of ex-girlfriend

A 21-year old Bushwick man was stabbed after an argument with his ex-girlfriend turned ugly. The girl's grandfather who tried to intervene allegedly stabbed the man.   … Full Article

23 arrested in massive $7 million Medicaid fraud

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with United States Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General New York region Special Agent in Charge Scott J.
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84th Precinct sees spike in crime due to grand larcenies

Crime is up in the 84th Precinct by a full 22 percent so far this year, but despite two recent shootings in the area, the increase is due to a raise in grand larcenies. … Full Article

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