Crime

IRS scam hits Borough Park

It’s one of the Internal Revenue Service’s “dirty dozen” scams being perpetrated by crooks around the country and now it has come to Borough Park. … Full Article

Man shoots 2, kills himself, at Gowanus iron works

Police say a gunman killed himself after wounding two people and keeping officers at bay for two hours in Brooklyn. The standoff began at about 11:20 a.m. Monday at an iron works. … Full Article

Brooklyn toll collector charged with stealing more than $24,000 by replacing it with fake money

A temporary Metropolitan Transportation Authority Bridge and Tunnel officer who worked on the Brooklyn side of the Hugh L. … Full Article

$90,000 in cash and contraband seized in Brooklyn bust

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle has learned of a high-stakes contraband seizure in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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‘David & Me,’ a heartbreaking, urgent call for justice

“I actually heard about this case two years ago,” the criminal defense attorney sitting behind me said. “But it’s only seeing it like this–seeing this film–that you understand the tragedy. I’m a grown man, and I was in tears.” … Full Article

$1,000 reward offered for information in possible Williamsburg bias attack

The United Jewish Organizations (UJO) of Williamsburg is announcing a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for Thursday’s suspected bias attack on a young 14 year-old boy in South Williamsburg.
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22 charged with drug trafficking following undercover investigation at Roosevelt Houses

 Kings County District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson, together with New York City Police Commissioner William J. … Full Article

Bed-Stuy protest over Laquan Nelson shooting

Some Bedford-Stuyvesant residents are demanding an investigation into what they claim was a delayed response following the deadly shooting of 16-year-old Laquan Nelson, on Classon Avenue on June 2. … Full Article

#FLONYC highlights Gun Violence Awareness Month

First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday updated #FLONYC, her interactive media blog that presents her work as first lady, with a focus on Gun Violence Awareness Month. Last year, more than half of the murders committed in the state were in New York City. … Full Article

Pastor Constance Hulla aims to stem Coney’s violence

Constance Hulla, Pastor of Coney Island Gospel Assembly, recently hosted the NYPD’s “Gun Buy Back” Program at her Church in Coney Island. We chatted with Ms. … Full Article

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