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  • Laid-Off Nuns Get Jobs Back In Brooklyn School

    Laid-Off Nuns Get Jobs Back In Brooklyn School
    A higher power must have been looking over four laid-off Brooklyn nuns and dozens of their students as their school - that was slated to close - is set to reopen thanks to an anonymous donor. The unidentified person, described only as the son of...
  • Brooklyn Woman Killed in Crossfire, Cops Looking for Suspects

    Brooklyn Woman Killed in Crossfire, Cops Looking for Suspects
    She was outside enjoying the fresh air on a beautiful summer afternoon, and ended up shot to death. It happened late Friday in Bushwick. Police say 44-year-old Jesselle Page was sitting in the courtyard of her housing project on Moore Street around...
  • Bulletproof Vest Saves Brooklyn Cops Life

    Bulletproof Vest Saves Brooklyn Copís Life
    A New York City police officer was hospitalized but not seriously hurt early Saturday morning. The incident happened in Brooklyn's Bushwick section. At about 3:30 a.m., the cop was on a break when he was shot in the chest while stepping into a...
  • Arson Investigation Underway in Fatal Brooklyn Fire

    Arson Investigation Underway in Fatal Brooklyn Fire
    A full arson investigation is underway in a Brooklyn fire that killed a 17-year-old and injured seven others -- including three firefighters. The two-alarm blaze tore through a home at 55 Harrison Place in Bushwick around 4:40 a.m. The fire reportedly...
  • Cops on the Hunt for Suspect in Fatal Brooklyn Fire

    Cops on the Hunt for Suspect in Fatal Brooklyn Fire
    New York City police are on the hunt for a man spotted on surveillance tape in front of a Brooklyn apartment building with a gas can moments before a deadly fire erupted. The flames broke out around 4:40 a.m. Monday inside an apartment building at 55...
  • OEM Search & Rescue Team Set To Deploy To Haiti

    OEM Search & Rescue Team Set To Deploy To Haiti
    Eighty members of an urban search and rescue team based in Brooklyn are set for deployment to assist with relief efforts in Haiti Thursday morning. New York Task Force One (NY-TF 1) is part of the city's Federal Emergency Management Agency and is managed...
  • UFO's Spotted Over Brooklyn?

    UFO's Spotted Over Brooklyn?
    Some people in Brooklyn are convinced aliens are swooping in for a little New York night life. Video posted on YouTube Monday shows two unknown objects floating above Williamsburg. The person who posted the video writes, "Spotted from my backyard in...
  • NYPD Probing Undercover Cop Who Threatened Jailhouse Rape

    NYPD Probing Undercover Cop Who Threatened Jailhouse Rape
    A crude cop caught on tape harassing videographers is the subject of an internal police probe, according to a source in the NYPD. Bushwick neighbor Vlad Teichberg caught the Friday night confrontation on his hand held camera. The video file, which he...
  • Malnourished Child Found Dead, Tied To Crib

    Malnourished Child Found Dead, Tied To Crib
    A 4-year-old girl -- severely malnourished with her legs and arms bound to a crib -- was found dead inside her mother's Brooklyn apartment Thursday morning, according to New York City police. Authorities made the startling discovery around 7:30 a.m....
  • Mom Charged In Death Of Malnourished Child

    Mom Charged In Death Of Malnourished Child
    The mom of a 4-year-old girl -- found severely malnourished and tied to a crib -- has been charged with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child. In addition, Caroloa Pierce, 30, has been charged with criminal possession of a...
  • 7-Car Accident Slows Morning Commute On Jackie Robinson Parkway

    7-Car Accident Slows Morning Commute On Jackie Robinson Parkway
    Seven vehicles were involved in a rear-to-front accident on the windy Jackie Robinson Parkway in Queens Tuesday morning. The accident happened in the middle of the morning rush hour on an eastbound lane near Forest Park Drive. Reports say delays getting...
  • Wife Allegedly Kills Husband Over X-Rated Movie

    Wife Allegedly Kills Husband Over X-Rated Movie
    A Brooklyn woman is accused of stabbing her husband to death after finding a pornographic movie in their apartment. Shellyann Henry, 32, reportedly confronted her husband, Rudolph, Thursday night after finding the X-rated DVD in the family's home in...