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Mom of East Flatbush teen shot by police wonders why was he killed

Carol Gray, her head wrapped in a black scarf and her tearful eyes concealed by sunglasses, held up a photograph of her 16-year-old son, who was shot and killed by police. … Full Article
 

2nd Brooklyn Judge Clears Stop-and-Frisk Protestors

In November 2011, many Brooklyn residents came out to protest the controversial stop-and-frisk policy of the New York Police Department. … Full Article
 

3 cops hurt, 50 arrested, as anti-police rioters storm East Flatbush

For a third straight day, violent anti-police demonstrators gathered in East Flatbush Wednesday. … Full Article
 

Ed panel votes to close 22 more NYC schools

The Mayor’s Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) voted to phase out or close 22 schools – 8 in Brooklyn -- at a raucous meeting at Brooklyn Tech High School Monday night.  … Full Article
 

Republican Chairman Priebus in Brooklyn Monday for African-American ‘listening tour’

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is set to appear in Brooklyn on Monday as part of the RNC’s “engagement and listening session with African American business, political and governmental leaders." … Full Article
 

Case of dogs set on fire in Brooklyn raises concerns about animal cruelty

Authorities say they are looking for the suspects who set three puppies and a dog on fire. … Full Article
 

Top cop at 70th Precinct earns promotion

Eric Rodriguez, the commanding officer of the 70th Police Precinct, now has a shorter, but more prestigious title. The veteran cop, who formerly commanded the 68th Precinct in Bay Ridge, has been promoted from deputy inspector to inspector by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. … Full Article
 

DISGUSTING: 4 dogs set on fire in Canarsie

Authorities are looking for the suspects who set four puppies and a dog on fire. The dead animals were found in a bag on 91st Street near Ditmas Avenue in Canarsie area near a beverage distribution warehouse. The ASPCA says the dogs were pit bulls or pit bull mixes. … Full Article
 

Horrific medical malpractice case causes legislators to rethink statute of limitations

Lavern Wilkinson went to Kings County Hospital complaining of a cough. The doctors took an x-ray and told her it was merely asthma.   … Full Article
 

Everyone's a winner at PAL’s ‘Tournament of Champions’

On February 19, 500 PAL youngsters from all five boroughs of New York City competed in city-wide tournaments during a fun-filled day of games and laughter at the Police Athletic League’s (PAL) Annual Educational Tournament of Champions at their Edward Byrne Center in Queens.  … Full Article
 

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