A woman was found shot to death Tuesday in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn – just a couple of blocks from the Pratt Institute campus.
Leon Sims, 25, of Brooklyn, has been charged with two counts of felony assault in connection with the Sept. 22 attack.
Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who beat a man with a pipe at a Brooklyn subway station and sent him crashing down onto the tracks.
Police on Sunday were searching for a Brooklyn woman’s boyfriend, after the woman was found shot and killed inside her apartment.
The accident happened at 4:40 p.m. at Albany Avenue and Herkimer Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the borough, authorities said.
Police said 43-year-old Yvette Randolph set flames to part of her ex-boyfriend’s apartment building on Chauncey Street, trapping and injuring 12 people, including children.
Eleven people were trapped inside and injured, including some children. Four people – none of them children – are in critical condition due to smoke inhalation.
The officer was rushed to Kings County Hospital with a gunshot wound to the kneecap.
“When I said I don’t have any money, he put the gun more in my face and said, ‘If you don’t give it to me, I’ll kill you in front of these kids,’” the victim said.
Interfaith’s restructuring plan to pull it out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy was rejected by the state Department of Health.
Community activists and restaurant owners protested Saturday, claiming that black and Hispanic restaurateurs are being unfairly targeted by the city Department of Health.
Violence in the overnight hours left at least four people dead and several others injured throughout the city.
Employees of the Bedford-Stuyvesant medical center who were given pink slips on Wednesday were out protesting in front of the hospital on Thursday.
Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn was set to begin shutting its doors this week, despite a public outcry.
The statistical drop in crimes is due in part to the two-year-old group Grandmother’s LOV – Love Over Violence.