East New York
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run Sunday afternoon in Highland Park, on the cusp of Brooklyn and Queens.
The incident occurred around 6 p.m. last Tuesday near Highland Boulevard in East New York.
A 15-year-old boy was shot in the arm in the East New York section of Brooklyn.
There have been more than a dozen shootings in past year and a half at the Cypress Hills Houses, including two murders.
The fire started shortly after 3 p.m. in a vacant, 2-story factory on Fulton Street in East New York.
A Brooklyn woman who was found unconscious, in her home, was pronounced dead on arrival at Brookdale hospital.
The NYPD is offering a $12,000 reward in exchange for information leading to a Staten Island boy who vanished from a Brooklyn foster home two years ago.
Police have arrested a 34-year-old man who they say was drunk and driving without a license when he allegedly struck and killed a 69-year-old woman in East New York yesterday evening.
The Internal Affairs Bureau is taking a closer look at how Officer Christopher Morris, who was arrested in East New York while on duty, crashed into a pole when he was in a police car around 4:10 a.m. Tuesday.
Duane Browne, 26, was shot dead when he appeared in a doorway carrying a gun as police responded to a robbery call, police said.
The New York Mets signed former San Diego Padres catcher Rob Johnson to compete for a catching role in Spring Training.
Sen. Tony Avella, of Queens, is calling on the legislature in Albany to pass a bill requiring public housing authorities across the state to grant a preference to men and women who served or are serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The shooting occurred around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Linden Boulevard. The officer was taken to Kings County Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Mayor Bloomberg wants more federal involvement in gun control enforcement and a loophole addressed involving gun shows.
Shots rang out around 12:30 Sunday morning at the intersection of Nostrand Avenue and Fenimore Street. Police say it started over some sort of dispute.