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In NYC, a 'Most Precarious
Moment' in the COVID Timeline
Sep 26, 2020 9:00 AM CDT
In NYC, a 'Most Precarious Moment' in the COVID Timeline
Parts of Queens, Brooklyn are seeing spike in cases; health dept. warns of possible shutdowns
- New York City has been slowly reopening since June , with schools set to welcome back many in-person students next week and restaurants opening for indoor dining at the end of September, per Gothamist . But despite this staggered return to some form of normality, certain parts of the city are now...
Cops: Cabbie Raped
Aug 12, 2020 6:10 PM CDT
Cops: Cabbie Raped 12-Year-Old Passenger
Rafael Martinez, 32, is facing multiple charges
- A New York cabbie was arrested Tuesday for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl in the backseat of his car,
reports. A police source says Rafael Martinez, 32, picked up the girl in his livery cab Monday to take her home from her grandmother's—and, according to the girl,...
Doing 'Donuts' May Be to Blame
in Crash That Killed 3 Kids
Jul 13, 2020 3:34 AM CDT
Doing 'Donuts' May Be to Blame in Crash That Killed 3 Kids
Boy, 11, and 2 teens died in Brooklyn; another teen is fighting for life
- Two cars crashed into each other on a runway at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn's former municipal airport, killing an 11-year-old boy and two teens Saturday night. The 16-year-old male driver of one car, along with an 18-year-old female passenger and her 11-year-old brother, were all killed; the fourth occupant...
AOC on Judge's Detention
Jun 8, 2020 10:00 AM CDT
AOC on Judge's Detention Ruling: 'Unconstitutional'
Ocasio-Cortez: NYPD detaining arrestees for more than 24 hours without charges
- On Thursday, a Manhattan judge issued a ruling affecting the NYPD and protests in New York City, and AOC is pushing back. Per Law & Crime , Criminal Court Judge James Burke granted the police department's request to allow for the detention of arrestees in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn...
Lawyers Tossed Molotov
Cocktail in Cop Car: Police
Jun 7, 2020 12:35 PM CDT
Lawyers Tossed Molotov Cocktail in Cop Car: Police
Urooj Rahman and Colinford Mattis are behind bars
- Two lawyers are accused of tossing a Molotov cocktail in a police car—a shocking turn for two pals who rose up from simple beginnings to success in the legal field, the
New York Post
reports. Seems Urooj Rahman, 31, and Colinford Mattis, 32, joined George Floyd protests in New...
Rapper Nick Blixky, 21,
Gunned Down in Brooklyn
May 12, 2020 12:03 AM CDT
Rapper Nick Blixky, 21, Gunned Down in Brooklyn
Detectives reportedly investigating possible link to Pop Smoke slaying
- A 21-year-old New York rapper was gunned down on a Brooklyn street three weeks before the release of his first mixtape. Police responding to a 911 call about a man who had been shot found Nick Blixky unresponsive on Winthrop Street in Prospect Lefferts Gardens around 9:30pm Sunday, Brooklyn...
Overwhelmed Funeral Home
Put Bodies on Ice in Trucks
Apr 30, 2020 12:16 AM CDT
Overwhelmed Funeral Home Put Bodies on Ice in Trucks
Passerby alerts police to the situation in Brooklyn
- Police were called to a Brooklyn neighborhood Wednesday after a funeral home overwhelmed by the coronavirus resorted to storing dozens of bodies on ice in rented trucks, and a passerby complained about the smell, officials said. Investigators who responded to a 911 call found that the home had rented four...
86-Year-Old Dead in Apparent
Mar 30, 2020 9:25 AM CDT
86-Year-Old Dead in Apparent Social-Distancing Dust-Up
This may be NYC's first virus-related assault case
- Tensions are high in New York, considered the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak , and now the NYPD is looking into what the
New York Daily News
says may be the city's first social-distancing-related homicide. Cassandra Lundy, a 32-year-old seizure patient at Brooklyn's Woodhull hospital, allegedly hit 86-year-old...
Hand Sanitizer, All Gone?
These People Give It Away
Mar 15, 2020 5:10 PM CDT
Hand Sanitizer, All Gone? These People Give It Away
Distilleries are pitching in during the coronavirus pandemic
- Trying to buy hand sanitizer? Then you know it's increasingly unavailable or overpriced. That's why distilleries across America are stepping up and cranking out their own product during the coronavirus pandemic, CBS News reports. Whether it's the Old Fourth Distillery in Atlanta, the Durham Distillery in North...
NYC Mayoral Hopeful Tells
Residents to 'Go Back to Iowa'
Jan 21, 2020 9:45 AM CST
NYC Mayoral Hopeful Tells Residents to 'Go Back to Iowa'
Some say Eric Adams is 'Trumpian'
- New York City mayoral hopeful Eric Adams is taking flak for a Monday speech about gentrification, in which he told transplants to "go back" to Iowa and Ohio. "New York City belongs to the people that was here and made New York City what it is," the...
Secret Service Agent Kills
Dog on Walk With Owner
Jan 15, 2020 9:50 AM CST
Secret Service Agent Kills Dog on Walk With Owner
Agency says dog was 'unrestrained and aggressive'
- A New York City neighborhood was rocked Monday when an off-duty Secret Service agent fatally shot a dog wearing a leash. A couple was walking the female Belgian shepherd in Brooklyn's Windsor Terrace residential area when they encountered the unidentified agent around 9:45pm, per the
New York Daily
In NYC, a Rash of Anti-Semitic
Incidents During Hanukkah
Dec 27, 2019 3:55 PM CST
In NYC, a Rash of Anti-Semitic Incidents During Hanukkah
NYPD increases presences in Jewish neighborhoods
- New York City is sending more police into Brooklyn neighborhoods with significant Jewish populations after a series of anti-Semitic incidents. Two cases were reported Friday, in the middle of Hanukkah, ABC7 reports. Three women who were together said they were harassed and slapped along a street in Crown Heights. Police...
That Cardi B
Is a Gang
Sep 20, 2019 12:56 PM CDT
Rapper Testifies That Cardi B Is a Gang Member
Tekashi69 says Cardi B is a Blood
- Cardi B, a gang member? A rapper said so Thursday in federal court and sparked a flurry of reactions from the media and Cardi B herself. Rapper Tekashi69, real name Daniel Hernandez, brought it up when testifying about two members of the Brooklyn gang Nine Trey Bloods who allegedly kidnapped...
Beating Is 4th Anti-Semitic
Incident in NYC in a Week
Sep 3, 2019 10:11 AM CDT
Beating Is 4th Anti-Semitic Incident in NYC in a Week
In latest, a man was attacked outside a synagogue
- A man was beaten with his own belt buckle outside a synagogue on Saturday in what is believed to be at least the third physical attack in a week on the Jewish community in New York City's Brooklyn borough. A fourth incident involved anti-Semitic graffiti. In Saturday's assault,...
12 Shot at Brooklyn
Jul 28, 2019 7:57 AM CDT
12 Shot at Brooklyn Community Event
1 man killed at normally 'beautiful and peaceful event'
- Gunfire at a large, outdoor event in Brooklyn killed one man and injured at least 11 others late Saturday, reports the AP . Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted early Sunday that the shooting in east Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood "shattered a peaceful neighborhood event." Twelve people were shot, including...
Rather Than Surrender, He
Jumped Off Brooklyn Bridge
May 27, 2019 8:23 AM CDT
Rather Than Surrender, He Jumped Off Brooklyn Bridge
42-year-old suspected thief died within hours
- Pursued by police, a suspected thief reportedly yelled "I'm not going back to jail!" then took a fatal plunge off the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday. Police responded to a carjacking in Brooklyn's Dumbo neighborhood around 9:45pm, finding a man behind the wheel of a car...
Woman Found Dead,
Nearly Decapitated, in
Possible Ax Attack
Apr 21, 2019 8:52 AM CDT
Woman Found Dead, Nearly Decapitated, in Possible Ax Attack
Another woman was injured; man faces murder charges
- A woman was found dead and partially decapitated in a Brooklyn apartment, after apparently being attacked with an ax in what police say was a "brutal, vicious attack." A man in custody faces murder charges, WNBC reports, and a 4-year-old girl in the apartment was unharmed. An Uber...
They Defied NYC's Vaccination
Order. Now, Consequences
Apr 19, 2019 12:38 PM CDT
They Defied NYC's Vaccination Order. Now, Consequences
Parents of 3 kids could face $1K fines
- Parents of three children from separate Brooklyn households found to be in violation of a mandatory measles vaccination order face the first fines over such a case in at least a century, reports the
. New York City health officials issued summonses to the parents Thursday after finding the...
Parents Sue Over Vaccinations;
Measles Cases Rise Sharply
Apr 15, 2019 2:05 PM CDT
Parents Sue Over Vaccinations; Measles Cases Rise Sharply
Group tries to block New York emergency order
- A group of Brooklyn parents has sued the city's health department to block its its order making vaccinations mandatory, even as federal health officials reported the biggest increase this year in measles cases across the country. The parents say the emergency order last week violates their religious beliefs, the...
Sanders Vows to Beat 'the
Most Dangerous President'
Mar 2, 2019 1:05 PM CST
Sanders Vows to Beat 'the Most Dangerous President'
The senator announces his 2020 bid in Brooklyn
- Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday returned to Brooklyn, his birthplace, for the first rally of his second presidential campaign and sought to tie his working-class background to his populist views that are helping reshape the Democratic Party, the AP reports. He predicted he would win the nomination in a field...
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