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Man fatally shot outside Brooklyn housing development | New York Daily News Man fatally shot outside Brooklyn housing development
A man was shot to death outside a Brooklyn public housing development while his friends watched in horror, cops said Friday.
New York Daily News | December 16, 2017
Bystander grazed by bullet while walking in Manhattan: cops | New York Daily News Bystander grazed by bullet while walking in Manhattan: cops
An innocent bystander was grazed by a bullet while walking on the Upper West Side Friday, police said.
New York Daily News | December 16, 2017
Lincoln Tunnel delays continue after NJ Transit bus becomes disabled | PIX11 Lincoln Tunnel delays continue after NJ Transit bus becomes disabled
NEW YORK — Drivers headed to New York on the Lincoln Tunnel faced heavy delays during the Friday morning rush-hour after an NJ Transit bus became disabled. NJ Transit bus No. 9620 became disabled on the New York-bound side, according to tweets warning of delays at 8:53 a.m. The Lincoln Tunnel to NY is experiencing delays due to disabled NJ transit bus number 9620. [59] — Lincoln Tunnel (@PANYNJ_LT) December 15, 2017 Alerts were lifted by 9:20 a.m., but residual […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Friday December 15, Our World in Pictures | Brooklyn Eagle Friday December 15, Our World in Pictures
GERMANY – Hand Over Head: The hand of a bonobo ape lies on the head of another ape in the zoo in Frankfurt, Germany, Friday. 
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
MTA grilled on plan to deal with mess during L train shutdown | New York Daily News MTA grilled on plan to deal with mess during L train shutdown
City Council members grilled MTA and city officials on their plan to deal with the mess when the L train shuts down.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Man rapes 14-year-old he met on Snapchat; additional victims sough: Nassau County police | PIX11 Man rapes 14-year-old he met on Snapchat; additional victims sough: Nassau County police
NASSAU COUNTY — A man is under arrest after raping a 14-year-old he met on the social media site Snapchat, and investigators are now looking for more potential victims, police said Friday. Javier Morales, 28, faces charges of second-degree rape and committing a criminal sexual act in the first degree, according to police. He was arrested Wednesday and arraigned Thursday. Morales, of Brooklyn, allegedly met the victim in a Snapchat conversation. He arranged to meet the 14-year-old on numerous occasions […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
SEE IT: Subway riders save man after he collapses onto tracks | New York Daily News SEE IT: Subway riders save man after he collapses onto tracks
Terrified Brooklyn subway riders rescued a straphanger who collapsed in the path of an oncoming train.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Ex-Brooklyn prosecutor hit with suit for 'humiliating' co-worker | New York Daily News Ex-Brooklyn prosecutor hit with suit for 'humiliating' co-worker
A disgraced Brooklyn ex-prosecutor ruined a co-worker’s life with a secret wiretap - and now the woman is fighting back with a new lawsuit.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Man fatally shot in East Harlem bodega | PIX11 Man fatally shot in East Harlem bodega
EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are searching for the person who fatally shot a man in the head inside a bodega in East Harlem Tuesday night. A 49-year-old man was inside La Palama Bodega on Lexington Avenue, when another man walked in and shot him in the head, police said. Authorities responded to the scene and took the victim to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to police, the victim was a career criminal with about 27 arrests […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Bronx City Councilman Andy King accused of sexual misconduct by staffer: reports | PIX11 Bronx City Councilman Andy King accused of sexual misconduct by staffer: reports
THE BRONX — Bronx City Councilman Andy King has been accused by a staffer of making inappropriate and sexually suggestive comments to her, according to multiple reports. King is a five-year council member who has focused on issues of civil rights and young people, but Friday morning he is expected to be in front of his City Council colleagues for a very different hearing — one that could see him fired or paying a fine. In a rare move, the Standards and […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
FBI agent, police officer involved in fatal shooting of man in Yonkers | PIX11 FBI agent, police officer involved in fatal shooting of man in Yonkers
YONKERS, N.Y. — A man was killed in a shooting that involved an FBI agent and a police officers in Yonkers on Friday, according to the FBI. The shooting happened while the FBI New York agent and a Yonkers Police Department officer were “conducting law enforcement activity,” the FBI said. The man was taken to a hospital where he later died. No one else was hurt and there is “no threat to public safety,” the FBI said. No additional details […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Queens man guilty of baiting Australian teen to U.S. for sex | New York Daily News Queens man guilty of baiting Australian teen to U.S. for sex
A Queens man was convicted Friday of luring an Australian teen to the U.S. to have sex with her.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
New NYPD unit probing high-profile sex abuse cases | New York Daily News New NYPD unit probing high-profile sex abuse cases
A new unit will investigate the high-profile claims of sex abuse victims now coming forward, years after the attacks, the NYPD said Friday.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Lucy Kirkwood’s “The Children” Takes an Earnest Trip Through Nuclear Family Values | Village Voice Lucy Kirkwood’s “The Children” Takes an Earnest Trip Through Nuclear Family Values
Because I instinctively applaud when a playwright tackles the pressing issues that increasingly seem to engulf us these days, I feel guilty about declaring my...
Village Voice | December 15, 2017
Brooklyn literary magazine thrives with local staff, diverse content | Brooklyn Eagle Brooklyn literary magazine thrives with local staff, diverse content
American Chordata began as a passion project for its editors, founded in Spring 2015 on the belief that a literary magazine can
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
Brooklyn neighborhood patrol teams up with NYPD to nab muggers | New York Daily News Brooklyn neighborhood patrol teams up with NYPD to nab muggers
A Brooklyn neighborhood patrol group and the NYPD teamed up Friday to nab a masked woman and an Army solder who tried to rob two men.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Firefighters save 7 from burning East Harlem housing project | New York Daily News Firefighters save 7 from burning East Harlem housing project
Firefighters rescued seven people from the top floor of a burning East Harlem housing project early Friday, officials said.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
School cancelled after sickening gas sends kids, staff to hospital 2 days in a row | PIX11 School cancelled after sickening gas sends kids, staff to hospital 2 days in a row
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — An elementary in Elmwood Park is closed Friday after students, staffers and a firefighter fell ill in two different incidents that prompted the school to be evacuated twice this week, according to reports. Students and teachers were rushed to the hospital by ambulances. Some kids witness their friends get sick in class. One boy fainted. “He also twisted his leg and we all saw him sitting on the stretcher and some people were crying,” said Samantha […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Brooklyn man found guilty in fatal shooting of teen | New York Daily News Brooklyn man found guilty in fatal shooting of teen
A Brooklyn man was convicted of manslaughter Friday for shooting a high school girl who authorities said he wanted to date.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
City Hall announces free blood-lead tests for kids starts Monday | New York Daily News City Hall announces free blood-lead tests for kids starts Monday
City Hall will offer free blood-lead testing for children living in public housing starting Monday.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
'Buy American' law passes for bridge, road projects in N.Y. | New York Daily News 'Buy American' law passes for bridge, road projects in N.Y.
The MTA and other state agencies are now required to “Buy American” — but only for certain products and projects.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Our Reaction to “Cat Person” Shows That We Are Failing as Readers | Village Voice Our Reaction to “Cat Person” Shows That We Are Failing as Readers
Last week, a New Yorker short story went viral. But, despite the “fiction” tag at the top of the article, many people didn’t read “Cat...
Village Voice | December 15, 2017
Video captures dramatic rescue of man who fell onto train tracks in Brooklyn | PIX11 Video captures dramatic rescue of man who fell onto train tracks in Brooklyn
FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — It was another example of New Yorkers helping New Yorkers after a video captured a desperate rescue when a man fell unconscious onto the subway tracks as a train was approaching the train station Thursday morning. Video showed a man lying over the track bed at the Avenue H train station in Flatbush as a woman jumped down to the tracks and witnesses yelled for the incoming Q train to stop. “I tried to help as much […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Family of 7 injured, 1 critically, after fire breaks out in East Harlem apartment | PIX11 Family of 7 injured, 1 critically, after fire breaks out in East Harlem apartment
EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — At least one person is in critical condition and six others were injured after a fire erupted at an apartment building in East Harlem Friday morning. The fire broke out on the sixth floor of the James Welden Johnson Houses on East 112 Street around 3:30 a.m. Seven people living in the NYCHA housing development, five children and their parents were taken to nearby hospitals for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department. Of the injured, […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Cop-impersonating pol's 2005 SUV wreck left elderly woman in coma | New York Daily News Cop-impersonating pol's 2005 SUV wreck left elderly woman in coma
Hariklia Zafiropoulos was hospitalized for the rest of her life after Golden barreled into her with his SUV.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Business owner delivers early Christmas gift to foster kids | Brooklyn Eagle Business owner delivers early Christmas gift to foster kids
A Bay Ridge business owner had a special Christmas gift that is sure to make the holiday season brighter for teenagers in a foster care program.
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
Schumer asks feds to hire priest for Brooklyn jail | Brooklyn Eagle Schumer asks feds to hire priest for Brooklyn jail
The Metropolitan Detention Center does not have a full-time priest on duty, according to U.S. Sen.
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
Nonprofit provides safe space for NYC writers | Brooklyn Eagle Nonprofit provides safe space for NYC writers
In the world of traditional publishing, it can be difficult for newcomers to find a place for their work.
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
Man charged in deli clerk's murder cursed Arabs and Muslims | New York Daily News Man charged in deli clerk's murder cursed Arabs and Muslims
Mark Thomas was enraged workers at the 797 Deli on Stanley Ave. at Ashford St. in East New York wouldn't let him have a $2 beer for $1.50.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Jocelyn Bioh’s “School Girls” Depicts the Joys and Rivalries of a Ghanaian Boarding School | Village Voice Jocelyn Bioh’s “School Girls” Depicts the Joys and Rivalries of a Ghanaian Boarding School
Imagine the cult-classic millennial satire Mean Girls (2004) transposed to ’80s Africa and starring six high-school seniors at the Aburi Girls Boarding School competing for the...
Village Voice | December 15, 2017
Brooklyn Brandeis Society celebrates Hanukkah during annual party | Brooklyn Eagle Brooklyn Brandeis Society celebrates Hanukkah during annual party
The Brooklyn Brandeis Society hosted its annual Hanukkah party on Tuesday in Brooklyn Heights, where members met at the Brooklyn Bar Associat
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
SKETCHES OF COURT: Defendant and plaintiff found equally negligent in car accident | Brooklyn Eagle SKETCHES OF COURT: Defendant and plaintiff found equally negligent in car accident
In this courtroom sketch, Hon. Loren Baily-Schiffman listens as defendant’s attorney John DiFalco (standing), of the law offices of James G.
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
Girl gets probation for pouring boiling hot water on 11-year-old during sleepover | PIX11 Girl gets probation for pouring boiling hot water on 11-year-old during sleepover
THE BRONX — A girl learned her punishment this week after she allegedly poured boiling hot water on an 11-year-old girl during a sleepover in August that left the victim with “life-changing” wounds, according to a spokesman for the New York City Law Department. The 12-year-old had been charged with felony assault but was ultimately sentenced to probation and the court issued a final order of protection for the victim, the spokesman said. She was accused of pouring boiling hot […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Legal group adds to list of Brooklyn priests named in child abuse cases | Brooklyn Eagle Legal group adds to list of Brooklyn priests named in child abuse cases
A report sent to media outlets by an attorney group on Thursday details abuse allegations against 65 priests at the Brooklyn Diocese, including eig
Brooklyn Eagle | December 15, 2017
State senators introduce bill targeting sexual harassment in N.Y. | New York Daily News State senators introduce bill targeting sexual harassment in N.Y.
A pair of Republican women state Senators unveiled legislation on Friday to crack down on sexual harassment in the state.
New York Daily News | December 15, 2017
Man sought in attempted arson at New Jersey police station | PIX11 Man sought in attempted arson at New Jersey police station
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Police are looking for the man who attempted to set fire to a police station in New Jersey Tuesday evening. At around 6:30 p.m., police said a man approached the front lobby of the Galloway Township Police Department on E. Jimmie Leeds Road. The man allegedly took out a glass bottle, attempted to light it, and threw it in front of the station’s entrance, with several officers and citizens in the lobby, police said. The contents […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
9 injured, 1 critically, after fire breaks out in East Harlem apartment | PIX11 9 injured, 1 critically, after fire breaks out in East Harlem apartment
EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — At least one person is in critical condition and eight others were injured after a fire erupted at an apartment building in East Harlem Friday morning. The fire broke out on the sixth floor of the James Welden Johnson Houses on East 112 Street around 3:30 a.m. Seven people living in the NYCHA housing development, five children and their parents were taken to nearby hospitals for smoke inhalation, according to the fire department. Two firefighters were […]
PIX11 | December 15, 2017
Listeners Vent Rage as WNYC Trustees Shut Out Public | Village Voice Listeners Vent Rage as WNYC Trustees Shut Out Public
Dozens of irate public radio listeners attempted to confront WNYC’s leadership about recent reports of sexual harassment at the station, and the controversial manner in...
Village Voice | December 15, 2017
How David Chang’s New Look Momofuku Nishi Came Into Its Own | Village Voice How David Chang’s New Look Momofuku Nishi Came Into Its Own
David Chang and his band of Momofuku merrymakers aren’t much for inertia. Over the past decade and a half, they’ve grown from a single, overly...
Village Voice | December 15, 2017
Snow leaves NYC, but brutal cold continues | PIX11 Snow leaves NYC, but brutal cold continues
NEW YORK — Snowfall that greeted the tri-state Thursday morning has left the area, but slick roads and brutally cold temperatures are here to stay. Totals from the overnight storm are still being gathered, but by 8 a.m. Thursday, the following was recorded in NYC and New Jersey: Bergen County: 1.4 inches Eastern Union County: 1.5 inches Morris Park in the Bronx: 1.2 inches Nassau County: 2 inches Central Park: 1.2 inches Orange County: 2.3 inches Westchester County: .5 inches The second snowfall of the […]
PIX11 | December 14, 2017
Teens busted for 1 of 2 Central Park attacks over 3-hour span | New York Daily News Teens busted for 1 of 2 Central Park attacks over 3-hour span
Three crooks tried to mug a man walking through Central Park Wednesday — three hours after a crew of teens robbed another man.
New York Daily News | December 14, 2017
Flatbush man gets 15 years to life for crushing father of three under his own truck | Brooklyn Eagle Flatbush man gets 15 years to life for crushing father of three under his own truck
A Flatbush man who tried to rob a 63-year-old business owner’s truck for drug money and then dragged his body underneath it had to endure the tear-
Brooklyn Eagle | December 14, 2017
Driver hits teen crossing Queens street, flees scene | New York Daily News Driver hits teen crossing Queens street, flees scene
The 16-year-old victim was walking in the crosswalk at Jamaica Ave. at 150th St. when he was struck.
New York Daily News | December 14, 2017
‘That Damn Hole Gave My Son Lead Poisoning’ | Village Voice ‘That Damn Hole Gave My Son Lead Poisoning’
Last Tuesday morning, Sherron Paige and three of her neighbors from Red Hook East, one of the city’s oldest public housing projects, split a cab...
Village Voice | December 14, 2017
The Year in Art Was All in the Details | Village Voice The Year in Art Was All in the Details
Grand narratives appear to make sense of the world, but the world doesn’t hang together as neatly as all that. Rather than honor and applaud...
Village Voice | December 14, 2017
Man sought for series of laundromat robberies in Queens | PIX11 Man sought for series of laundromat robberies in Queens
QUEENS — A man went on a series of Laundromat robberies in Queens, getting away with over $2,000 last month, police said. Officers were called about three incidents taking place within the same week. During the first two incidents, cops said employees noticed money was missing from the cash register of their businesses. Investigation revealed the man went behind the unsecured counter and removed money from the register before fleeing. According to police, he got away with about $1,390 on […]
PIX11 | December 14, 2017
OPINION: What foiled NYC attack says about lone-wolf bombers | Brooklyn Eagle OPINION: What foiled NYC attack says about lone-wolf bombers
When New York officials gathered outside the Port Authority in Manhattan on Monday to discuss the failed subway bombing a few hours earlier,
Brooklyn Eagle | December 14, 2017
Reclaim New York says anti-corruption bills a good start | Brooklyn Eagle Reclaim New York says anti-corruption bills a good start
A pair of bills the City Council passed this week to encourage everyday New Yorkers to get more involved in stamping out public corruption are winn
Brooklyn Eagle | December 14, 2017
Stars not aligned for Isles to beat Dallas | Brooklyn Eagle Stars not aligned for Isles to beat Dallas
Anders Lee scored a pair of goals, including his team-high 19th of the season, Wednesday night at Downtown’s Barclays Center.
Brooklyn Eagle | December 14, 2017
N.Y. has second-highest debt in U.S., must make changes: DiNapoli | New York Daily News N.Y. has second-highest debt in U.S., must make changes: DiNapoli
New York has the second-largest debt burden in the nation and needs to rein in its penchant for borrowing cash, the state controller warned.
New York Daily News | December 14, 2017