| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
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-...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 3:27 PM
The rabbis at Tiferes Yisroel--an all-boys, Orthodox Jewish school in Flatbush, Brooklyn---are defending their new policy on Internet use.
In an effort to stop students from checking out porn sites and other inappropriate areas, they want families to e-...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 3:09 AM
The MTA has issued a series of cancellations for the Long Island Rail Road, and warns that customers should anticipate significant schedule changes and delays during the Tuesday morning and evening rush hours.
The cancellations are a result of damage...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:12 PM
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...
| Feb 28, 2011
A Brooklyn judge gives custody of a 17-year-old boy to his homeless father. The ruling came after the boy's mother, a $90,000-a-year court worker, was critical of the legal process according to court papers.
The judge even went as far as denying...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a Brooklyn man identified Tuesday as the cousin of rap star Nicki Minaj.
According to authorities, police responded to a 911 call of shots fired at East 52nd Street and Farragut Road in the East...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:24 PM
The man charged with killing eight year-old Leiby Kletzky is on suicide watch in Bellevue Hospital's incarceration unit while a grand jury weighs an indictment against him and a police investigation continues for a third day at Levi Aron's home....
| Jul 17, 2011
| 2:09 PM
Police are asking for the public's help to find the suspect behind a deadly shooting in East Flatbush that killed one boy and injured another.
Investigators say the gunman approached a 13-year-old boy just after 7 p.m. Saturday at the corner of East 39th...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 5:51 AM
Two bodies discovered late Wednesday in a car in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, may be those of a New Jersey couple who went missing 17 days ago, according to a source close to the investigation.
Evande "Cassy" Orna, 39, and a man she was dating, Troy Edwards,...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 2:07 PM
The hit-and-run driver who left Mayor Bloomberg's aide in a vegetative state has been sentenced to one-and-a-third to four years in prison for the crime.
Francis Jasmin received the maximum sentence allowed and a $1,000 fine for fleeing the scene of an...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:31 PM
The burned body of a Brooklyn rapper was discovered around 8 a.m. Monday on a quiet residential street in New Jersey, the Cliffview Pilot reported.
KAMPANE, born Rhian H. Stoute, was shot at least once before his body was set on fire and left in a...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:47 AM
Police were on the hunt Wednesday for the gunman who opened fire on a Pakistani-American couple while they were walking with their toddler on New Jersey street, leaving the mother dead.
According to authorities, the shooting happened around 11 p.m....