A 71-year-old man who was struck and critically injured by a pickup truck that came onto the sidewalk after colliding with a mini-van at a Dyker Heights intersection Tuesday afternoon has died, police said.
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WASHINGTON— The former Navy reservist who slaughtered 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard had been hearing voices and was being treated for mental problems in the weeks before the shooting rampage, but was not stripped of his security clearance, officials said Tuesday. … Full Article
WASHINGTON— Federal law enforcement officials say the man accused in a shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard that left at least 12 people dead has been identified as Aaron Alexis. … Full Article
The city's Office of Emergency Management says the FDNY and U.S. Marine Corps will be conducting a disaster drill at the Barclays Center.The OEM says it will be conducted from 8 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday. … Full Article
A Bay Ridge civic and political activist who organized a local relief effort to assist the victims of superstorm Sandy last fall that involved leading volunteers in cooking thousands of meals for displaced families was honored by the city with a Helping Hand Award. … Full Article