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Hasta la vista, Lady: Our Lady of Loreto statue removed from Brownsville church

Madonna mia.

The statue is gone.

It stood in front of Our Lady of Loreto, a historic Catholic church in the Ocean Hill section of Brownsville.  … Full Article
 

Two East New York men indicted for sex trafficking of Philadelphia teen

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that two East New York men have been variously charged in a 39-count indictment with sex trafficking, promoting prostitution, rape, and other charges for allegedly sex trafficking an 18-year-old girl and promoting the prostitut … Full Article
 

'Turn yourself in,' Brooklyn pols urge cowardly hit-and-run drivers

In a somber gathering in Greenpoint on Tuesday at the site of one of last weekend's two brutal hit-and-run deaths in Brooklyn, Councilmembers Ydanis Rodriguez, Stephen Levin and Mark Treyger called for the two cowardly drivers to turn themselves in — before the police get to them.   … Full Article
 

Widow’s lover gets 15 to life for arranging murder of husband

The man who attempted to murder his girlfriend’s husband and then hired another man to finish the deed was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison on Friday. … Full Article
 

Trial date set for Brownsville man who nearly burned baby to death in bathtub

A Brownsville man who allegedly held his 9-month-old son in scalding hot water until pieces of the child’s skin fell off, will be back in front of a judge in August.

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Barbados Festival Day is a hit in Canarsie

Saturday marked the Friends of Barbados DLP Association’s 15th annual Barbados Festival Day at Monroe Cohen Park at 108th Street and Seaview Avenue in Canarsie. … Full Article
 

Brownsville man released from prison 20 years after wrongful conviction

After a man spent 20 years in prison convicted of a Brownsville homicide, he walked out of court a free man Wednesday after the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office found his trial unfair, marking the 23rd conviction removed by the DA’s Office. … Full Article
 

Murderer gets 40 years after shooting a man 9 times in East Flatbush

A 23-year-old Crown Heights man was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison on Tuesday for killing a man in his East Flatbush apartment lobby after he left the victim’s body on the floor filled with nine bullet holes. … Full Article
 

Widow and killer-for-hire get life sentences for murdering husband

A woman who had her husband killed to collect health insurance money and the hired shooter got life sentences on Thursday as a full courtroom of the victim’s family sobbed and cheered from the audience.  … Full Article
 

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