“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.
Officers arrived around 4:05 a.m. Saturday to the scene of a shooting in front of 1198 Fulton St. in Brooklyn, police said.
Police said the suspect came up behind 34-year-old Dru Barnes and struck him numerous times in the face and neck with a hammer on Jefferson Avenue before fleeing the scene last Thursday.
Mario Lopez, 18, of Brooklyn was found dead at the scene of the shooting on Marcy Avenue, in front of the Marcy Houses with gunshot wounds to his torso.
According to police, the suspect shot at the shop located at 429 Columbia Street around 10:45 p.m. before taking off in an unknown direction.
The SUV tore through a white wrought iron fence and punched a small hole in the corner of the building.
A nasty confrontation between three young gay men and police — which was caught on video — was the subject of an angry news conference outside One Police Plaza this afternoon.
A father’s heartbreak at a shooting that gravely wounded his daughter was compounded Sunday evening, by a cruel reaction attributed to the teenage boy charged in the shooting.
A 17-year-old boy was in police custody Saturday morning, facing an attempted murder charge in the shooting of a child six years younger in Brooklyn.