Family members rallied in Brooklyn Saturday on behalf of a woman who died in police custody, claiming that police ignored her please for medical attention until it was too late.
Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.
Ocean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.
Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding four teenage boys who robbed two teens in Brooklyn subway stations within 20 minutes earlier this month.
There was drama on the subway tracks Thursday in Brooklyn after a man using a walker fell on to the tracks at the Church Avenue station.
A protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.
In all three instances, spanning from March 26 to April 4, two men went into stores armed with guns and demanded money, police said. The victims complied every time, and the men left each scene with an unspecified amount of cash, authorities confirmed.
An off-duty correction officer has shot and wounded a man who attacked him with a pipe outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.
For subway riders who normally enter at the 15th Street station in Brooklyn, Friday’s snow was a good thing. The snow delayed the start of the $260 million rehab of the Culver Viaduct. Instead of starting on Monday, the construction is being pushed back one week.