Federal Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. agreed with prosecutors that the jury would certainly benefit from protection in the upcoming trial of the leader of violent Brooklyn drug gang, but denied the request because the court had to “be mindful of today’s economic climate.”
The accident happened at 4:40 p.m. at Albany Avenue and Herkimer Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the borough, authorities said.
A black Hyundai was moving down Kingston Avenue when it collided with a white Infinity that was going eastbound on Eastern Parkway shortly before 7 p.m., police said.
One of the suspects was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening after being shot by a police officer.
A teenage boy was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening, after being shot by a police officer when he allegedly tried to steal a gun from a van police were guarding.
Police Sunday evening were looking for the suspect who stabbed a man to death in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
Dozens marched in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Saturday to reach out to victims and bring an end to gun violence.
A 69-year-old woman was attacked and robbed this week in elevator in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.
Police on Tuesday were searching for five suspects who tied up and robbed an 87-year-old woman in Brooklyn last month.
In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.
Five men were wounded in three different shootings in Brooklyn on Saturday, according to authorities.
Police are asking for assistance from the public as they attempt to locate an unknown group of criminals who have tricked people into letting them withdraw from ATMs at a Brooklyn bank.
The first incident occurred on April 4, when he approached a 25-year-old woman near the intersection of Albany Avenue and Fenimore street, lured her to a parking lot and raped her, police said.
Police on Saturday asked for the public’s help in finding four men, one of whom shot and wounded a deli customer in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.
Police have identified a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman and stole her purse in Brooklyn.