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Good Shepherd takes kids to see ‘Black Panther’

Kids from low-income families in Brooklyn got the chance to see “Black Panther” for free thanks to a nonprofit organization that raised money to buy tickets to enable the youngsters take in the Hollywood blockbuster in all of its cinematic glory. … Full Article

Closing statements begin in accused child stabber’s murder trial

Closing statements began on Thursday in the Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial of a man accused of stabbing two children 27 times, leaving one to die in an East New York public housing elevator. … Full Article

As accused child stabber’s trial approaches close, defense capitalizes on evidence

As the Brooklyn Supreme Court trial for a man accused of stabbing a child to death and seriously injuring another in an East New York elevator approaches closing, the suspect’s attorney used the lead investigator’s testimony to outline his arguments on Wednesday. … Full Article

Hon. Frank Seddio hosts 10th St. Joseph’s Feast in Canarsie

There were hundreds of pounds of pasta, dozens of eggplants, and about 500 of Hon. Frank Seddio and Frank Carone's closest friends for the 10th anniversary of their annual St. Joseph's celebration at Seddio’s law office in Canarsie last Friday. … Full Article

Lawyers in Brooklyn stabber trial agree 11-year-old victim gave false testimony

An 11-year-old girl, who was nearly stabbed to death in an elevator, testified for two days during her accused attacker’s trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court this week only to have lawyers from both sides agree that at least part of her statements were false. … Full Article

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


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