A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run early Saturday in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
Problems erupted at a handful of New York City polling places Tuesday, including a Lower Manhattan site that ran out of ballots, and reports of crowding at some sites in Brooklyn that attracted the attention of a city lawmaker.
Sources told CBS 2 the computer-generated note referenced Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo being let out of prison and threatening that a pregnant girl will die every week if Malvo is not freed from jail.
Smith, who was pregnant, was found stabbed to death in her East Flatbush home Saturday morning.
The victim, a 32-year-old man, was shot several times, police said. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police.
Eight years after Juilliard student Sarah Fox was found dead in upper Manhattan, new evidence has emerged in the case.
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.
According to police, the woman was driving erratically and running red lights before she crashed the car into another vehicle. When the officers approached the car, the woman threw it in reverse and hit the gas, police said.
“Nazareth is a place where everyone feels comfortable and we’re at home at Nazareth. Our students in the inner city need schools like Nazareth,” principal Providencia Quiles said.
Nazareth went from having just over 600 students in 2006 to 311 this year. The school will close its doors for good in June.
The freeloader not only broke in, he moved in, eating in one of her chairs, watching TV, setting up an XBox, all while Joyce King was visiting family between Christmas and New Year’s.
Police say plainclothes officers were in the area on a routine patrol when they saw 30-year-old Jerry Benoit standing on the corner adjusting his waistband.
Mayor Bloomberg wants more federal involvement in gun control enforcement and a loophole addressed involving gun shows.
Authorities said the suspect entered the woman’s East Flatbush apartment through a fire escape and open window around 2 a.m. on August 18 and grabbed her buttocks.
An off-duty correction officer has shot and wounded a man who attacked him with a pipe outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.