Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn't 'Appropriate' To Stop Subways For KittensRepublican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.
Residents Furious Over Continued Danger On Ocean Parkway In BrooklynOcean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.
Police: Group Robbed 2 Boys Within 20 Minutes At Brooklyn Subway StopsPolice on Monday were asking for help from the public in finding four teenage boys who robbed two teens in Brooklyn subway stations within 20 minutes earlier this month.
Man Using Walker Falls On To Subway Tracks In BrooklynThere was drama on the subway tracks Thursday in Brooklyn after a man using a walker fell on to the tracks at the Church Avenue station.
Protest Held In Brooklyn Over Deadly Police Shooting Of Shantel DavisA protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.
NYPD Looking For Two Men Wanted For String Of Armed RobberiesIn all three instances, spanning from March 26 to April 4, two men went into stores armed with guns and demanded money, police said. The victims complied every time, and the men left each scene with an unspecified amount of cash, authorities confirmed.
Off-Duty Rikers Island Correction Officer Shoots Attacker In BrooklynAn off-duty correction officer has shot and wounded a man who attacked him with a pipe outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.
Snow Delays Start Of Massive Brooklyn MTA RehabFor subway riders who normally enter at the 15th Street station in Brooklyn, Friday’s snow was a good thing. The snow delayed the start of the $260 million rehab of the Culver Viaduct. Instead of starting on Monday, the construction is being pushed back one week.