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  • Man Wanted For Stealing Straphanger's Cell Phone On N Train

    Man Wanted For Stealing Straphanger's Cell Phone On N Train
    Cops are searching for a man they say swiped a straphanger's cell phone on the subway. The suspect was on a southbound N train at the DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue station on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 2:10 a.m. When he took the passenger's cell phone....
  • Limited Trash Pickup In NYC Underway A Week After The Blizzard

    Limited Trash Pickup In NYC Underway A Week After The Blizzard
    Like night follows day, when the snow melts, the trash piles bloom. Limited trash pickup started today citywide, with over 1,000 trucks starting to haul 50,000 tons of piled-up trash. Fed up with the trash bags proliferating near her block, Brooklyn...
  • Police On Hunt For Brooklyn Rape Suspect

    Police On Hunt For Brooklyn Rape Suspect
    Police in Brooklyn are on the hunt for a man wanted for brutally attacking a female in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Jan. 22, and they are asking for the public's help. The 26-year-old was walking around 10:40 p.m. in the vicinity of Glenwood Road and East...
  • Nun Lied About Rape To Cover Up Consensual Sex Romp: Report

    Nun Lied About Rape To Cover Up Consensual Sex Romp: Report
    A Brooklyn nun who claimed she was the victim of a brutal rape is now recanting her story, telling police she made the whole thing up to cover up a consensual sexual encounter with a bodega worker. According to police, the nun -- identified as 26-year-...
  • Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze

    Officials: Candlelit Voodoo Sex Romp Sparked Fatal Brooklyn Blaze
    A fatal fire that broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment last weekend was sparked by a voodoo ceremony involving candles, fire officials announced Friday. According to FDNY Fire Marshals, an open door and delays in calling police helped the blaze escalate...
  • Young Brooklyn Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head

    Young Brooklyn Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head
    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...
  • Adorable Otter Pups Debut At Prospect Park Zoo

    Adorable Otter Pups Debut At Prospect Park Zoo
    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...
  • Woman Run Over By Elderly Driver In Front Of McDonald's

    Woman Run Over By Elderly Driver In Front Of McDonald's
    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...
  • Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods

    Con Edison Brownout Affecting Multiple Brooklyn Neighborhoods
    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...
  • Drivers Get The Boot From City

    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...
  • Residents Rally In The Streets After Disturbing Hate Crime In Brooklyn

    Residents Rally In The Streets After Disturbing Hate Crime In Brooklyn
    Claiming Neo~Nazis have opened a new headquarters in Flatbush near Ocean Parkway, fliers calling for an emergency rally next Sunday are plastered on cars in the neighborhood. The fliers come just a day after local elected officials and members of the...
  • Activist's Reaction To New Hate Crimes Has Police On Lookout For Him

    Activist's Reaction To New Hate Crimes Has Police On Lookout For Him
    Police are investigating and searching for suspects after somebody torched three cars and scrawled anti-semitic symbols on a van and some adjacent public park benches on Ocean Parkway in Midwood, Brooklyn. What's also happening in the wake of this hate...