| May 15, 2012
| 6:25 PM
An 18-year-old male was gunned down around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn, according to police.
His body was discovered near the intersection of Flatbush and E. 36th St, with a bullet wound to the head.
Detectives are now...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
The three otters were born in February to Dixie, a 3-year-old female, and Oogie, a 10-year-old male. The pups are the first North American river otters born in a New York City zoo or aquarium since 1956 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo.
North American river...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Police are on the hunt for whoever stabbed a 38-year-old, pregnant woman to death just a day before her wedding, and two weeks before her baby boy was due.
According to authorities, Vindalee Smith was found unconscious in her basement apartment on East...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 8:00 AM
***Governor Cuomo announced Wednesday night that MTA fares for rail, subway and buses will be waived both Thursday and Friday.***
**October monthly passes are valid through Monday, November 5**
Limited commuter rail service has been...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Hurricane Sandy may have left the area, but her effects are still being felt in the tri-state area. Here are some helpful resources and tips to keep in mind:
NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Cuomo announced Thursday that, starting Friday, New Yorkers whose homes or...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true.
Detectives say that Traffic...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:45 PM
At first glance you see glittery gowns, dreamy dresses for proms, weddings, sweet 16's. But now Red Carpet pageant and Prom is a store of broken promises after owner Tricia Dowling, seen on her website with some of the New Jersey beauty queens she...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:46 PM
An awful accident at the McDonalds on Flatbush Avenue in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn claimed the life of a woman in her 60s.
Police say the woman was walking in front of the McDonalds when an elderly driver backing up her Nissan Quest minivan...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:18 AM
The investigation is continuing into a senseless shooting that left a mother of two dead. Cops say four people were shot, including a 13-year-old boy who suffered a graze wound to his back, in front of 40 Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush. The gunfire erupted...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Police are still sorting out a deadly hit and run that cops say started with a dollar van. Witnesses say the van may have been racing another van. . Just before midnight a van traveling north on Flatbush Avenue near Hawthorne slammed into a guy crossing...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
License plate capturing cameras are prowling Brooklyn neighborhoods--nabbing drivers who've managed to rack up at least $350 in parking tickets that are three months old--and holding their cars hostage with an electronic tire boot under a new program that...