Fire Rips Through Greenpoint, Brooklyn Recycling CenterAn extra-alarm fire broke out Tuesday evening at a recycling center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Overnight Shutdowns Planned On Brooklyn-Queens Expressway For RepairsTwo eastbound lanes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway were set to shut down Monday night, as state Department of Transportation crews began a resurfacing project.
NYPD Sergeant Returns To Complex Where He Was Shot, Arrests Robbery SuspectsA police sergeant who was shot in the head in Brooklyn last year returned Tuesday to the housing complex where the incident happened, where he and another officer arrested two suspected robbers in an unrelated case.
John Hopkins, Who Allegedly Held A Woman As A Sex Slave, Due In Brooklyn Court A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman claims that Hopkins offered her free room and board via Craigslist, but instead she was handcuffed to a radiator, beaten, bound, gagged and raped repeatedly.
DA: Woman Who Answered Craigslist Ad Held As Brooklyn Sex Slave For 8 DaysJohn Hopkins, 45, has been arrested on rape charges. The alleged victim said Hopkins held her in apartment on Humboldt Street for eight days.