Eion Cass, 33, a convicted felon who served 11 years for attempted murder was charged with first-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon on Wednesday. Cass is accused of killing Yoseph Robinson last week, during a botched holdup at a Midwood liquor store.
The Brooklyn-based Azteca Linda Corporation is issuing a recall for its “Queso Fresco” and “Queso Hebra” cheeses, after the queso fresco tested positive for listeria in Rhode Island. The second cheese was recalled as a precaution, as both cheeses were produced with the same equipment.
The company’s co-founder, Alexis Miesen, accused landlord, Manuel Fernandez, of reneging on an an agreement for extending the lease. Miesen claims Fernandez wants $3500 monthly, or double the price of “comparable properties in the neighborhood.”
Schmuel Cohen, 24, was sentenced by a federal judge in Trenton, NJ to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to laundering money. 43 other people were indicted, as part of a July 2009 sting operation.
A day after the Orthodox Jewish community held a memorial for Yoseph Robinson, police questioned a person of interest in the case. Robinson, a Jamaican-born convert, was killed while protecting his girlfriend during a robbery.
The Orthodox Jewish community came out en masse on Sunday night to remember Yoseph Robinson, who was killed while protecting his girlfriend during a liquor store robbery. According to reports, the police have a suspect and are actively pursuing him.
Joe D. Green, who pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud, was sentenced to ten years behind bars for filing fraudulent paperwork to obtain $600,000 in mortgage loans.
In what director Spike Lee dubbed, the “second annual” tribute to Michael Jackson, the King of Pop’s fifty-second birthday will be celebrated at Prospect Park’s Nethermead.
Police released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with the rape of a parks department employee, last Thursday. The 20-year-old employee was raped in a playground bathroom by a man wielding a box cutter.
From a rainwater-collection system to a bicycle-powered blender, Habana Outpost – located in Fort Greene – contains numerous eco-friendly features.