Prospect Lefferts Gardens
The U.S. Postal Service said a corner mailbox in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn was safe to use Tuesday, after thieves targeted the box in a fishing scheme.
It’s fishing season in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn – but not in the sense of catching actual fish.
A man was found shot to death in broad daylight Tuesday in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.
The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.
Police said the man is not a suspect but they believe he may have some answers in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers.
State Senators Eric Adams and Kevin Parker, along with City Councilman Jumaane Williams called for the assistance of FBI profiling experts to track down whoever is responsible for these apparently linked killings, they announced on Sunday.
A 78-year-old man working inside a Brooklyn clothing store was shot and killed Friday night, and police found the shooter used same .22-caliber gun as was used in two earlier shopkeeper slayings.
Christopher Johnson, of Brooklyn, has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the August 30 shooting that left one person dead and several others wounded, police said.
It happened just after 9 p.m. Thursday near the corner of Clarkson and Flatbush avenues in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
It happened around 3 p.m. Sunday on Maple Street in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.
The hits just keep coming for dozens of Brooklyn residents. First, lightning sparked a fire, driving them out of their homes. But on Tuesday, they were out for good.
At least 18 apartments are considered to be a total loss, Smith reported. The other apartments in the building have water damage.
They wore the faces of grief. They were Melvin Vargas’ Prospect-Lefferts Gardens neighbors, as his body was finally taken to the morgue on Thursday.
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.
The first building to be selected for the $20 million pilot Housing Asset Renewal Program started going up in 2007 but stopped a year later when the developer fell behind on payments.
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