Serena Matthews, 56, was found stabbed several times in the torso inside her Lewis Avenue apartment around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday, police said.
While responding to the scene, a FDNY fire truck struck 46-year old Reginald Brown, who was riding his motorcycle. Brown was taken to Woodhull Hospital where he died.
Police said 46-year-old Reginald Brown was riding south on Monroe Street and had the green light, when his Kawasaki bike was hit by the truck from Ladder 111 heading west on Marcy Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
The NYPD is looking for a man wanted for rape in Brooklyn. He told the victim that he had a gun and then forced her inside of Lincoln Terrace Park, where he proceeded to sexually assault her while displaying a gun, officials said.
The suspect followed the 88-year-old woman into a building before he attacked and robbed her, police said.
One firefighter remained in critical condition and four others were listed in serious condition Monday night. A total of eight firefighters were hurt battling the fire, officials said.
Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Brooklyn girl found bleeding in the arms of her mother who was babbling incoherently.
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.