A new report from the Citizens’ Committee for Children ranked neighborhoods based on indicators of childhood success and happiness.
A mini-documentary about hip-hop in Brooklyn’s projects.
Violence erupts randomly on the streets of Crown Heights. What has remained consistent is the need for children to get out and play. The violence has been a subject of recent community board and precinct meetings. Nancie Katz, however, seeks to remind people about the good things that also happen in the neighborhood. One of […]
Three teenagers were arrested Tuesday as the rooftop snipers responsible for gunning down a Brooklyn mother as she saved terrified school kids from flying bullets, police said in a statement. Andrew Lopez, 18, admitted to the slaying soon after his arrest, confessing he pulled the trigger last Friday afternoon, according to the NY Daily News. Jonathan […]
Eugenio Torres, 24, was convicted of murder in a Pennsylvania court today following the death of his former girlfriend’s son, the Wall Street Journal reports. Torres could face the death sentence. Court is scheduled to meet again today to present evidence of “aggravating circumstances” that would justify the death penalty versus life in prison without […]
Brooklyn, like the rest of the country, heads into the midterm elections amid voter anger and dissatisfaction with the ailing economy. The Brooklyn Ink looked at the numbers, and talked with the residents to see how statistics figure into their discontent.
The New York Daily News reports that 12-year-old boy was shot in the shoulder while walking home around midnight Sunday morning from a party. Police do not know who shot the boy or why he was shot, according to the Daily News. According to the report, he was walking near the corner of Lafayette and […]
By Jack Mirkinson
The bridge plays host to all shades of human activity.
It was 3 p.m. in Brooklyn Heights. School had just let out at PS8 and parents and nannies scrambled to collect their children as they walked out of the gates.