| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
A Brooklyn man has been charged after police say he fatally mowed down a 14-year-old boy, fleeing the scene shortly after.
According to authorities, 41-year-old Paul Griffin was arrested and charged Thursday with leaving the scene of an accident and...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
An NYPD officer who's suspected of "moonlighting" as a pimp may never face criminal charges, even though the Internal Affairs Division has the married officer on wiretap, talking about having sex with a hooker--and wanting to pimp the woman out.
| Oct 21, 2012
At 4 years old, my little boy is a seasoned overseas traveler.
Flip open his passport and you'll find stamps from Canada, Colombia, Iceland, Poland and France to prove it.
For all his jaunts abroad, however, Owen has traveled beyond Hampton Roads just...
| 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 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 18, 2012
| 1:01 PM
A 23-year-old passenger is in pretty bad shape after being shot during what cops suspect was an attempted livery cab robbery early Saturday in Brooklyn's Flatlands section.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. near Utica Avenue and Avenue M.
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Police filed charges Sunday against the 19-year-old suspect in connection with the attempted livery cab robbery, that put a man in the hospital in critical condition.
Authorities identify him as Michael Magnan; he's been charged him with attempted...
| Mar 29, 2010
| 6:52 PM
The family of a Brooklyn woman is suing an off-duty New York City police officer who is accused of mowing her down while he was drunk behind the wheel.
The lawsuit was announced Monday at a press conference at the law office's of Rubenstein & Rynecki...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 6:32 PM
An off-duty New York City police officer accused of killing a pedestrian is now pointing the finger at the victim, claiming she was the one who was drunk.
Last September, Officer Andrew Kelly reportedly rammed his Jeep into 33-year-old Vionique Valnord...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 4:16 AM
A fatal house fire has claimed the life of a baby early Wednesday morning in Brooklyn.
The fire broke out at about 6 a.m. at a home located at 2048 East 57th Street in Flatlands.
Five people were removed from the house.
Fire officials say the baby...
| Jul 10, 2010
| 2:46 PM
Con Edison is asking customers in Brooklyn to turn off non-essential appliances after reducing voltage in the borough by eight percent.
The reduction in electricity comes after equipment problems affecting the electrical cables that supply power to a...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:06 PM
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...