Tompkins Avenue

Josh Williams

Men Say Officers Used Anti-Gay Slurs During Confrontation In Brooklyn

A nasty confrontation between three young gay men and police — which was caught on video — was the subject of an angry news conference outside One Police Plaza this afternoon.


Loaded Ekol Sava Magnum 9mm pistol recovered by police during fencing operation on Feb. 16, 2013 (credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Deli Workers Arrested On Weapons Charges Following Fencing Operation

According to police, undercover officers offered to sell a stolen iPhone for $30 to the employees of 94 Gourmet on Tompkins Avenue. As police were arresting the suspects, they found two loaded weapons.



Brooklyn Man Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death

Police responded to a 911 call from a Tompkins Avenue address to find 44-year-old Michael Tillary of Brooklyn with a stab wound to the abdomen.


Will Shortz is seen at the Westchester Table Tennis Center - Pleasantville, NY - May 5, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Westchester Table Tennis Center Opens In Pleasantville On Saturday

At the Westchester Table Tennis Center, they’re getting ready to open their doors and be the largest table tennis center in the Northeast.


Rashawn Blakes (Photo/DCPI)

Police Seek To Question Man In Brooklyn Shooting Death

Authorities want to speak to 30-year-old Rashawn Blakes about the killing of a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, found with gunshot wounds to his torso last Friday.