With the bleak central Brooklyn cityscape as a backdrop, you might be surprised what a little color is capable of.
Fourteen suspected members of a Crown Heights gang dubbed the “Brower Boys” have been indicted in connection with a year-long crime spree after talking about their alleged exploits on Facebook, authorities said Wednesday.
The shooting inside the Rugged Sole hat and shoe store left a 12-year-old boy and another man injured, according to police.
A 12-year-old and another man were caught in the cross fire as the result of a beef between a Crown Heights store employee and a man who lives in the neighborhood, police said.
Darrell Dula, 25, has been freed from jail and is now back with his brother and 3-year-old son in Crown Heights.
Robert Wiedmann, 38, suffered second and third-degree burns to over 50 percent of his body while fighting a fire the week before Christmas in Crown Heights.
Police made two arrests this week: teacher’s aide Gregory Atkins in Manhattan and another teacher’s aide, Taleek Brooks, in Brooklyn.
FBI agents arrived at P.S. 243 in Crown Heights on Wednesday to continue their investigation into a teacher’s aide who is accused of making pornographic child videos on school grounds.
Parents said it was bad enough when Tyleek Brooks was allegedly caught last month trading child porn on the Internet. On Tuesday the FBI raided his home, searched his computer, and allegedly found child porn he actually produced.
The NYPD announced the results of the first gun buyback of 2012 on Saturday; 108 weapons were turned in at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church in Crown Heights.
State Sen. Eric Adams said he hopes to honor Donna Fountain’s last wishes and get her child the money he needs to afford a quality education.
Firefighter Robert Wiedmann suffered burns on over 50 percent of his body last Monday in Crown Heights and now he will need several operations over the next 6 to 8 weeks. Click here to learn how to help.
The list includes 317 landlords covering 358 buildings. Problems at the buildings range from leaky roofs, to holes in the walls to no heat or water.
Doctors provided a relatively positive outlook for Firefighter Robert Wiedmann, 38. However, it will take about one year for him to fully recover after being badly burned while fighting a Brooklyn fire this week.
Firefighter Rob Weidman remains in critical condition after sustaining burns to over 40 percent of his body, including his head, face and back. Firefighter Jim Gersbeck was also listed in serious condition.
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