A Brooklyn mother is still looking for the answers to her son’s death in 2005.
A closer look at domestic violence cases in Brooklyn, and its impact on a community.
Neighborhood watch groups across the United States, including in Brooklyn, are facing increased scrutiny following the death of an unarmed black teenager shot by a member of a Florida group. “We’re not trying to apprehend, or chase, or follow. Crime is a police job,” said Terence Joseph, one of the founders of the Community Observation […]
Three years after Edwin Thomas was murdered on the B46 in broad daylight, his family mourns his death.
I arrived with a friend at Death by Audio on South 2nd Street to find two women at the entrance asking for a sliding-scale donation. I asked them what lay at the end of the corridor they flanked, “It’s a fundraiser for The Worst Zine.” Still none the wiser, I handed them five dollars and […]
An 87-year-old man was hit and killed by an NYPD vehicle last Friday, Nov. 5 on Eastern Parkway between Dean Street and Bergen Street, according to the New York Daily News. Theauther Love, an assistant minister at the New Frontier Baptists Church, was struck by a cop car while he was out on a morning […]
Two Brooklyn teens were killed in a car crash on I-84 early Monday morning as they headed to a Connecticut yeshiva, according to the Connecticut News Times. Eli Shonbron, 16, and Dani King, 15, died after their van in crashed and tumbled down an embankment at 12:30 a.m. There were nine other people in the […]
Canarsie resident and autograph collector Louis Schlamowitz talked about his connection to fallen Libya leader Muammar el-Qaddafi. Over the last few decades Schlamowitz has written letters to world leaders asking for their autographs. He has collection at least 6,000 autographs, including one from President Barrack Obama. Since his first request in 1979, Qaddafi has sent Schlamowitz a signed […]
Dispatches from Crown Heights the day after the West Indian Day Parade, where three people were fatally shot and two New York City police officers were wounded.