East New York
The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.
A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.
The families of two children who were stabbed in East New York, Brooklyn this past weekend were expressing gratitude and grief Thursday after a suspect was apprehended.
The father of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death inside an elevator in Brooklyn claims the suspect being sought by police is a homeless man he’s seen in the building before.
Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.
At least 13 people were wounded in nine separate shootings over the weekend across the city.
Police say a 6-year-old boy is dead and a 7-year-old girl is in critical condition following a stabbing in the East New York section of Brooklyn.
Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took place in the East New York section of Brooklyn.
A veteran NYPD detective was fired Wednesday, about a month after authorities said he accidentally shot his partner in the wrist.
An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend, and charged with driving drunk and leaving the scene of an accident.
Neighbors joined forces in a life-saving effort this week, after an unmarked police squad car collided with a church van in New Lots, Brooklyn.
Driver Salomon Alcantara was dropping off the suspect after completing a round-trip fare when he was slashed and beaten early Sunday morning.
Kareem Granton was found Monday morning at the Union Square subway station after someone spotted him in the subway and notified police.
Kareem Granton was last seen in his family’s apartment building, community leaders were gathered at the East New York building to demand answers.
Kenny Ortiz, 31, was arrested Friday, police said. Ortiz faces attempted murder, assault, resisting arrest and reckless driving charges, among others.