East Flatbush

Stab victim, 11, testifies in suspect’s trial

Nearly four years after 11-year-old Mikayla Capers was stabbed 16 times in an elevator of her East New York public housing complex, she took the stand at Brooklyn Supreme Court in the trial of her accused attacker on Tuesday. … Full Article

Nixon visits Brownsville to kick off campaign for governor

Actress Cynthia Nixon came to Brooklyn on Tuesday to officially kick off her run for governor of New York state, making a campaign appearance in Brownville and vowing to work to get subway trains running on time, improve public schools and root out political corruption in Albany. … Full Article

Doctor of child stab victim testifies in trial of accused Brooklyn stabber

When doctors removed a breathing tube from 7-year-old Mikayla Capers after she was stabbed 16 times in her building’s elevator, the first thing she asked was about her friend P.J. Avitto, 6, who bled to death in the same space.  … Full Article

Officer recalls walking in on bloody scene of 6-year-old's death

At the Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial of a man accused of stabbing two young children over two dozen times in a public housing elevator, an NYPD detective recollected the day when he arrived at the bloody scene. … Full Article

Trial kicks off for man accused of stabbing children 27 times in NYCHA elevator

Brooklyn Supreme Court jurors were painted the picture of a 2014 summer day of play for two children that resulted with them being stabbed 27 times in a public housing elevator, leaving one child dead. … Full Article

Flatbush man gets year in prison for homophobic threats on A train

A 73-year-old Flatbush man was sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to brandishing a knife at a passenger on the A train and spewing homophobic slurs at him. … Full Article

Brooklyn students learning how to protect shoreline

Students who attend schools in neighborhoods hit hard by Superstorm Sandy six years ago are getting the chance to learn about resiliency thanks to special project funded through an environmental grant. … Full Article

Leser Group pays $12.8 million for Ocean Hill development site

Ka-ching! A developer paid $12.8 million for an Ocean Hill Development site at 1508 Herkimer St. and will construct an office building there, Kalmon Dolgin Affiliates (KDA) announced. … Full Article

Fine sights to see in Ocean Hill, though Our Lady of Loreto is gone

Dear Ocean Hill,

What happened to Our Lady of Loreto is not your fault.

Your neighborhood is full of many other beautiful buildings.
 … Full Article

Brooklyn man allegedly neglects doctor's orders and kills father

A 41-year-old Brooklyn man with multiple sclerosis allegedly neglected his doctor’s orders not to drive, got into accidents with six cars and killed an innocent pedestrian in East Flatbush, officials announced on Friday. … Full Article


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