East New York

Affordable housing lottery opens in East Williamsburg

An affordable housing lottery has opened up for 38 units in an 11-story building now under construction at 105 South Fifth St. … Full Article

First murder of 2018 hits East New York

East New York, whose 75th Precinct has traditionally been a high-crime precinct, had been enjoying a murder-free year – but that came to an end on Sunday, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

Lawmaker calls on harsher hit and run penalties as accused driver offered plea

The driver who prosecutors say killed a popular Brooklyn radio DJ and then fled the scene isn't sure he wants to accept what many consider a generous plea deal from the Brooklyn District Attorney. … Full Article

Richardson denies she made anti-Semitic statement

A Brooklyn lawmaker who is embroiled in controversy over an anti-Semitic remark she allegedly made at a Community Board 17 meeting is fighting back. … Full Article

Brooklyn man gets 22 years for killing foster mother

Before a Brooklyn judge sentenced a man who killed his foster mother to 22 years to life in prison, the killer’s sister sat down smiling and verbally attacked him in court yesterday. … Full Article

Brooklyn child stabber found guilty of murder

A Brooklyn Supreme Court jury Tuesday found a 30-year-old man guilty of repeatedly stabbing two young children in an East New York public housing elevator, leaving one dead. … Full Article

Trial of accused child stabber heads to jury

A Brooklyn Supreme Court jury began deliberations on Monday in the trial of a 30-year-old man accused of stabbing one young child to death and leaving another with a body full of stab wounds in a public housing elevator. … Full Article

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


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