Crime

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

Police ID 2 co-workers killed in NYC Home Depot shooting

New York City police have identified the two co-workers killed in a shooting at a Home Depot store in Manhattan. … Full Article

Two Yemeni nationals charged with conspiring to murder U.S. nationals abroad

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has learned that a complaint and arrest warrant was unsealed Tuesday in federal court in the Eastern District of New York, charging Saddiq Al-Abbadi, also known as “Sufiyan al-Yemeni” and “Sufwan,” and Ali Alvi, also known as “Issa … Full Article

3 suspects questioned in wounding of 2 NYPD officers

Three suspects were being questioned Tuesday about the shootings of two plainclothes police officers responding to a grocery store robbery, authorities said. … Full Article

Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ charged in Australia with concert assault

CANBERRA, Australia— Brooklyn hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$ has been charged in an Australian court with assaulting a security guard before a performance last week, officials said Monday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Prosecutor: Guns were smuggled aboard U.S. airliners

A brazen scheme in which guns — even an AK-47 rifle — were taken onto passenger jets for years in carry-on luggage was described by a Brooklyn prosecutor Tuesday as a terrorism threat that should cause the airline industry to end the practice of letting some workers enter airports without s … Full Article

DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain NYPD officers

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder is directing the Justice Department (DOJ) to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car, the DOJ said Monday. … Full Article

Two NYPD officers killed in Bed-Stuy murder suicide

 An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. … Full Article

Brooklyn rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges

 An up-and-coming rapper from Brooklyn pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking. … Full Article

NYPD shoots bi-polar man who stabbed student in Brooklyn synagogue

UPDATE: A lawyer says the man who stabbed an Israeli student at an international Jewish organization had a history of bi-polar disorder. … Full Article

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