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Girlfriend who witnessed boyfriend’s death testifies in cop murder trial

The sobbing girlfriend of a man killed by an off-duty police officer after a traffic dispute took the stand in the officer’s Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial Wednesday. … Full Article

Trial kicks off for NYPD officer accused of murder

A full courtroom packed with police officers and family members of the victim listened as jurors heard opening statements in the trial of an NYPD officer accused of murdering an unarmed man while off duty during a traffic dispute in East New York. … Full Article

Jury selection begins in murder trial of NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs

The trial of an NYPD officer charged with murdering an unarmed man in a road rage incident began jury selection on Thursday. … Full Article

Gang member convicted of killing friend and fellow gang member

A Brooklyn gang member was convicted of second-degree murder Monday for killing his friend and fellow gang member on a Flatlands street, officials said. After a two-week trial, a jury found Reginald Brown guilty of firing at Derron Clarke, fatally hitting him in the neck. … Full Article

Our Lady of Loreto is a pile of rubble

It's too late to save her. It's not too late to mourn her. There will be a mock funeral on Saturday for Loreto — Our Lady of Loreto. … Full Article

Gang member testifies in Brooklyn murder trial

A former gang member testified Wednesday in the trial of an alleged gang member accused of murdering a fellow member. … Full Article

Flatbush man gets 24 years for shooting boy’s eye out

A Flatbush man was sentenced to 24 years in prison on Tuesday for a shooting that caused a 13-year-old boy to go blind in one eye. The shooter's attorney argued for a shorter sentence and claimed that the boy’s injuries weren’t serious, but the judge didn’t back down. … Full Article

Man scams family in Brooklyn mortgage scheme, leaves them homeless

A Queens man pleaded not guilty to grand larceny Tuesday for allegedly stealing almost $100,000 from an East New York mother and son, causing them to lose their home. … Full Article

Law school student makes the case for Treyger’s re-election

Councilmember Mark Treyger, running for his second term in office, has picked up powerful endorsements from 100 civic, business and religious leaders in his Coney Island-Gravesend district, including one from a gifted law school student who has known the lawmaker for years and is eager to make th … Full Article

East Flatbush man pleads not guilty to road-rage murder

An East Flatbush man pleaded not guilty to murder and weapon-possession charges at Brooklyn Supreme Court Monday after a Brooklyn road rage spat turned deadly. Troy Williams, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Tayron Gittens in the head.  … Full Article


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