Gerritsen Avenue

A sketch of a suspect in a string of robberies in southern and southeastern Brooklyn in September 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Robber Struck 4 Times In Southern, Southeastern Brooklyn

Police on Friday released a sketch of a suspect in a string of robberies in southern and southeastern Brooklyn last month.

10/03/2014

Shaniesha Forbes

ME: 14-Year-Old Brooklyn Girl Found Dead On Beach Was Killed

Shaniesha Forbes died of “homicidal asphyxiation,” which includes suffocation and smothering, the medical examiner’s office said.

05/03/2013

Shaniesha Forbes

Family Demands Justice In Teenage Girl’s Slaying In Brooklyn

Friends and loved ones were calling for justice this weekend, in the death of a teenage girl whose charred, naked body was found on Gerritsen Beach in Brooklyn.

02/17/2013

Gerritsen Avenue traffic island

Dangerous Road: Marine Park Traffic Island Nightmare

The Department of Transportation has struck again. This time it’s a pedestrian island in Marine Park, Brooklyn. It’s great for pedestrians, but a nightmare for drivers.

11/12/2010