Mute swans are large white birds with orange and black bills; they are less vocal than other swans.
Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find two men wanted in the robberies of three stores in southern Brooklyn.
Police have busted up an alleged ring of drug dealers who allegedly had been selling heroin, oxycodone and other drugs in southern Brooklyn – but had been shutting down operations every Friday evening to observe Shabbat.
The would-be hit was supposed to go down on Sunday. Instead, Elena Adams, 57, was arrested in Sheepshead Bay after a meeting with an undercover investigator to allegedly discuss the murder of her husband.
A man was hospitalized Monday evening after being rescued from a narrow, eight-foot-deep hole at a construction site in Brooklyn.
Two pedestrians were killed, and three others were injured, in four separate accidents this weekend in three boroughs of New York City.
The program featured diagnostic handwriting tests for children and a seminar for parents, the event was designed to help give children ages four through eight a chance to excel in school.
According to police, Steven Calandrillo, 25, slammed his car into a woman standing on the sidewalk at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2 a.m. on Saturday.
Police arrived at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street and found Karin Eberts-Ayub, 53, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to her body.
A southern Brooklyn man has been sentenced to a maximum life term for killing his roommate and hacking him into thousands of pieces, according to a published report.
The plan was to cut the line and get on the one reserved for police officers and first responders, which is usually much shorter than the lines for the public.
A jogger apparently came across the graffiti Wednesday morning, according to Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. It was spray-painted onto the central monument leading to the eternal flame.
In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.
Beka Skhirtladze, 26, of Brooklyn, has been charged with reckless endangerment, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and reckless driving in connection with Saturday’s deadly crash.
Police said that a head-on car crash in Brooklyn left one man dead and two other people injured. The collision happened late Saturday on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay.