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5 stabbed dead in Sunset Park horror

Sunset Park
. Police pressed forward Sunday in investigating the deaths of four children and a 37-year-old woman who were stabbed in their Sunset Park residence, saying a person of interest had been taken into custody. … Full Article

Indictments unsealed in Brooklyn Federal Court for fugitives charged with cyber-fraud

Downtown
On Thursday, charges were unsealed against Romanian fugitive Nicolae Popescu, the leader of an international organized crime syndicate that ran a multimillion-dollar cyber-fraud scheme, and six other fugitives charged with participating in the same scheme. … Full Article

84th Precinct Cop of the Month honored

Fort Greene
Police Officer Michael Chapman was recently named the 84th Precinct Community Council’s Cop of the Month. On Sept. 29, P.O. Chapman and his partner were on routine patrol when they heard shots fired near the corner of Nassau and Navy streets near the Farragut Houses. … Full Article

NYPD detective arrested in NYC motorcycle-SUV melee

New York City
An undercover police detective was arrested as fallout from a burst of motorcyclist mayhem reached a new level, with investigators saying the officer was shown on video hitting and kicking an SUV before bikers attacked its driver. … Full Article

Flatbush mom charged after toddler son found dead

Flatbush
A Flatbush woman has been arrested after her 19-month-old son was found dead in their apartment over the weekend. Police on Monday charged Anna Thomas with murder and manslaughter in the death of her son Justin Stephens. … Full Article

Brooklyn man convicted of murdering 19-month-old girl

A Brooklyn man who was accused of beating his girlfriend's 19-month-old daughter has been found guilty of murder. The Queens district attorney's office says Allen Shannon of Brooklyn was convicted Thursday after a four-week trial. … Full Article

Arrest in pipe attack on Bed-Stuy subway rider

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Police have made an arrest in connection with a pipe attack on a man as he sat on a bench in a Brooklyn subway station. The NYPD says Leon Sims of Brooklyn was arrested Tuesday on assault charges. The name of his attorney was not immediately known. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced for grabbing at Maine cop's gun

PORTLAND, Maine— A Brooklyn man who got out of a police cruiser after his arrest in Maine and reached for an officer's gun has been sentenced to 8½ years in prison. … Full Article

FBI investigating DC Navy Yard shooter’s Brooklyn connection

The mother, brother, sister and brother-in-law of Aaron Alexis, the infamous Washington Navy Yard shooter, live in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. … Full Article

Never on Saturday: Cops corral 'Shomer Shabbos' drug dealers

Sheepshead Bay
A Sheepshead Bay-based drug crew strictly observed the Jewish Sabbath each week while dealing oxycondone, heroin and other drugs in New York City, authorities said Tuesday in announcing charges against five men.  … Full Article

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