Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019

Sheepshead Bay

Cops: Man in custody for killing one, injuring two in brutal hammer attack at Sheepshead Bay restaurant

Police took a man into custody for brutally killing one guy and injuring two others with a hammer inside an Emmons Avenue restaurant in Sheepshead Bay on Tuesday evening. Comment
The family of an 11-year-old Brooklyn boy known internationally as one of the city’s most talked about drag queens continues to receive death threats, as well as investigatory visits from city social workers, weeks after writers for conservative and pro-life websites ignited a firestorm over his recent performance at a Williamsburg bar. Comment

Louts rob 18th Ave. bodega at gunpoint

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Thief runs off with man’s phone after asking to borrow it

Plus all the other crime from Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace’s 72nd Precinct blotter. Comment

Burglar takes jewelry and cash from Ocean Ave. home

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 61st Precinct. Comment

Gunmen shoot man and steal his pot and cash

Get ready for your weekly run-down of crimes from the 60th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

Brighton Beach

Driver fatally collides with empty car in Brighton Beach

A man died on Monday after smashing his van into another vacant vehicle parked on a Brighton Beach street, cops said. Comment
Coney Island

City votes down developer’s request to upzone Surf Ave. block

The city rejected a developer’s controversial request to upzone a block of Surf Avenue in Coney Island, citing this newspaper’s reporting that the builder would consider going against city code by revising the application to only upzone its own properties on the stretch. Comment
Marine Park

Marine Park-bred illustrator who cut his teeth at Brooklyn Paper dead at 65

A legendary Brooklyn-born comic artist — who got his start doodling strips for our beloved sister publication, the Brooklyn Paper — died on Saturday at 65-years-old, following a two-year battle with brain cancer. Comment
Marine Park

Goodbye to Bravest: Boro lays firefighter who fatally fell from Mill Basin Bridge to rest

It was a Kings send-off. Comment
Greenwood Heights

Silence on statue sparks concern: Locals worry cemetery may go rogue after refusing meeting about controversial monument

Green-Wood Cemetery leaders may be backing out of their promise to consult the community before installing a statue of a polarizing doctor in the burial ground, according to critics of the sculpture, who said a graveyard bigwig recently shot down their request for a sitdown about the fate of the monument to gynecologist J. Marion Sims. Comment

Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

The city threw their hopes overboard. Comments (1)
Mean Streets

Drunk driver from Marine Park prison-bound for leaving friend to die in fiery crash

A drunk driver will spend at least four years in state prison after leaving his friend to die in a fiery, Greenwood Heights crash in 2017. Comments (1)
Contractors this week kicked off a two-year-plus project to install elevators and make other handicap-accessible improvements to Prospect Heights’s Eastern Parkway–Brooklyn Museum subway station. Comments (1)

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