As many as 150,000 students are not returning to schools in New York

New York 10/11/21, 01:43

According to a report, more than 100,000 students have been missing their in-person learning education since the new school year started in New York. In Brooklyn alone, the number of students not going to schools was estimated to range between 150,000 to 180,000, say some officials, according to the New York ...

Michael K. Williams of ‘The Wire’ found dead in Brooklyn home

New York 09/07/21, 15:40

The actor who played infamous stick-up Omar Little on "The Wire," was discovered dead in his Brooklyn apartment Monday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. Just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, police were summoned to a residence at 440 Kent Ave., claiming there was a male inside who was ...

Brooklyn: Ex-girlfriend charged with murder after executing her former partner

U.S. 04/23/21, 20:55

Nine-second surveillance footage in Brooklyn saw a woman execute her ex-girlfriend in a rapid, brazen assault in broad daylight on Wednesday, April 21. The assassin, Latisha Bell, 38, surrendered to police hours later at the 78th Precinct station house. She has been charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a ...

Officer Kim Potter arrested and charged with manslaughter, her home barricaded

U.S. 04/14/21, 21:27

On April 14, former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly A. Potter was convicted of second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting young black man Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb, the Washington County Attorney's office degreed. The charges would subject Potter to a maximum of 10 years of ...

Activists of the Jews for Trump movement attacked by counter-demonstrators

New York 10/26/20, 10:22

Again, pro-Trump activists are attacked by violent leftist groups. On Sunday afternoon, Oct. 25, a group of vehicles organized under the Jews for Trump movement roamed the streets of New York until they were attacked by counter-demonstrators charged with violence.  According to Yeshiva World News, about a thousand cars motivated by ...

Update: 4 killed at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn

New York 10/12/19, 09:14

The latest on a fatal shooting in Brooklyn (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Police say four people were killed and three others wounded inside an illegal gambling site in Brooklyn. The shooting happened just before 7 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea said at a briefing Saturday that ...

Self-help guru convicted in lurid sex-trafficking case

New York 06/19/19, 13:56

The former leader of a purported self-help group was convicted Wednesday of federal charges that centered on lurid details of what prosecutors called a secret society of "sex slaves" within a community of followers in upstate New York. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn took less than five hours to ...

Former head of the CDC pleads guilty to violation

U.S. 06/04/19, 18:24

The former head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has pleaded guilty to a disorderly conduct violation related to his arrest last year for alleged sexual misconduct.Dr. Thomas Frieden appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn Criminal Court. Frieden is also a former New York City health commissioner.Frieden was arrested ...

‘Dorm chef’ still cooking up culinary buzz

U.S. 05/26/19, 10:37

Jonah Reider became an object of media fascination when he opened a sophisticated supper club in his Columbia University dorm that briefly became one of New York City's most coveted reservations.Three years after graduation, the "dorm chef " is still cooking up culinary buzz.His club, Pith, has a new incarnation. ...

No Fury, no Joshua, but Wilder fired up to fight Breazeale

Sports 05/17/19, 10:54

Whatever disappointment Deontay Wilder may have had in not fighting Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury next is gone.Now the heavyweight champion can't wait to get in the ring with Dominic Breazeale."It's going to be an amazing night for me and a sad night for him," Wilder said.FILE - In this ...

Brown’s hot seat actually quite cool as 76ers stand pat

Sports 05/14/19, 11:12

Josh Harris is a billionaire and he if wants to shuttle between New York and the Philadelphia 76ers headquarters in New Jersey on a helicopter, the team owner can do it with ease. If Harris wants to pay $45 million for his luxury home, he can spend pocket change on ...

WNBA star Tina Charles adds filmmaker to her resume

Sports 05/06/19, 01:18

Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her already impressive resume.The WNBA star produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his Brooklyn-based record store and music label — known as Charlie's Calypso City and Charlie's Records, respectively — and it debuted over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival."I put ...

Will cooperation pay off for would-be NYC subway bomber?

U.S. 05/01/19, 00:17

When Najibullah Zazi pleaded guilty to being the ringleader in a foiled plot to bomb New York City's subway system, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he was responsible for "one of the most serious terrorist threats to our nation" since the 9/11 attacks.Nearly a decade later, Zazi has a ...

Islanders fans don’t mind Brooklyn for playoff games

Sports 04/28/19, 10:52

With their team playing in the Eastern Conference semifinals, New York Islanders fans are back in Brooklyn for the first time in more than two months. And since it means they're doing well in the Stanley Cup playoffs, they're happy to be back."I prefer the Coliseum but I'd rather be ...

Staal lifts Hurricanes past Islanders 1-0 in OT in Game 1

Hockey 04/26/19, 21:28

Jordan Staal scored 4:04 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes to 1-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night in the opener of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.Nino Niederreiter sent a shot that caromed off the end boards and came out to the right side, where Staal ...

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