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  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Police Shooting at 60 Clarkson Followed Years of Complaints About Building

    On Sunday night, police responded to a a report of a stabbing at 60 Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush. Two officers found the victim, bleeding from the chest, in the building's lobby. Then they went into a second floor apartment. Inside, both officers shot and killed 39-year-old Osbourne Broadie. They sai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Car Crashes into Brooklyn Supermarket, Injuring a Woman

    At around 8:40 p.m. on Wednesday night, there was a loud bang and when the people walking down Bedford Avenue turned to look, they saw that a car had crashed into the supermarket. Its crushed hood was lodged into the store's front window, shattered glass and pieces of metal all around. The car, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2013

    Identities of Officers Involved in Kimani Gray Shooting Revealed

    A pair of New York City police officers responsible for killing a Brooklyn teen last weekend have been named in five federal lawsuits on allegations ranging from illegal stop and frisks to physical abuse. According to court records reviewed by the New York Daily News, settlements resulting from sui ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    Eyewitness "Certain" Kimani Gray Was Unarmed When Police Shot Him

    The only civilian eyewitness to come forward in the case of a Brooklyn teen shot dead by a pair of plainclothes New York City police officers is "certain" the 16 year-old was empty-handed when the cops opened fire. Kimani 'Kiki' Gray was shot several times by two officers patrolling East Flatbush i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Tensions Mount After Police Fatally Shoot Brooklyn Teenager Kimani Gray

    A candlelit vigil for a Brooklyn teen killed by New York City police officers left two people injured and led to one arrest Monday night. At approximately 7:00 pm, roughly 200 people gathered in East Flatbush for a somber vigil to remember Kimani Gray, a 16 year-old shot and killed by plainclothes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    9 People Were Non-Fatally Shot While You Were Stumbling Home On New Year's

    As we know, New Year's Eve brings out the worst in people. An hyped-up party atmosphere mixed with thousands of people mixed with alcohol will produce that blowback; on my walk from the Flatiron District to the East Village at around 2am, I witnessed two huge fights, five ambulances and a streaker p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Two Rikers Officers Die In Crash On Kings Highway, Four Loko Found At Scene

    Early yesterday morning, Africaque Smith and Tiffany Underwood, two corrections officers at Rikers Island, were driving along Kings Highway. At one point, their 2004 Nissan Murano veered off the road and into oncoming traffic. The two women's car hit an SUV driven by an off-duty police officer. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    If You're A Man Who's Had Sex With A Man You Met On The Internet, You May Want A Meningitis Vaccine

    If you're a man who's had "intimate contact with another man" whom you met on the Internet, the New York City Health Department recommends that you get a meningitis vaccination following a recent spike in the rare/potentially fatal disease.In addition to Internet rendezvous, the Health Department sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    NYPD Officers Shoot and Kill Woman Driving Stolen Car in Brooklyn

    Police officers shot and killed an unarmed woman driving a stolen car in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn last night, sparking tension in the neighborhood. Police spokesman Paul Browne said the woman was shot in the chest by an officer who was trying to shift the gears into park while holding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2012

    A Youth Stabbing and Deadly Fire Last Night in Bushwick

    The past few weekends have been a little rough for Brooklyn residents. Last Saturday, we reported on a deadly accident that happened in Sheepshead Bay and a police officer who might have been over the legal limit to drive in Brooklyn Heights. This week, our attention shifts to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Crazy Video of Shooting Outside a Brooklyn McDonald's

    (video via DCPI) The above is a pretty intense surveillance video of a shooting that went down in Brooklyn on Tuesday. It's not that easy to see, but basically the video shows an elaborate gun handoff between three men that led to the almost-murder of 18-year-old Tyquan Sewall. Sewall had been lure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Darell Smith, 17, Stabbed to Death in Crown Heights; Teen Suspect ID'ed

    Orpheus Nelson, wanted in connection with death​Cops are looking for Crown Heights teen Orpheus Nelson in connection with the fatal stabbing of 17-year-old Darell Smith in Crown Heights late Tuesday night. Smith, who lived in Bed-Stuy, was found shortly before 11 p.m. at 1785 Pacific Avenue, with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    The Bank Robbery That Would Become 'Dog Day Afternoon'

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 31, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 35 Littlejohn & the mob: Saga of a heist By Arthur Bell Tuesday, August 22. Home about 10 p.m. A message from a friend on my cassette phone unit. "Just heard a couple of homosexuals are holding up a bank ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Pre-Roe v. Wade, Abortion in NYC Still Difficult in 1970

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 15, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 42 The New Abortion Law: Back to the Quacks By Robin Reisig If you need an abortion after next Monday, when New York City's new health code on abortions becomes law, you may find yourself driven back to " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Let's Just Give Up and Accept that the Bedbugs Have Won

    ​Bedbugs have now infested the AMC movie theater in Times Square. Yes, it's horrifying. But at this point, the idea that bedbugs are all over the damn place is not new. Let's look at all the places that have been infested by the little critters this summer:

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Have You Seen This Man, Connected to the Shooting of a 5-Year-Old?

    ​Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating Adam Bilal, aka "AB," 24, who's wanted in connection with the shooting of three victims. On Sunday, April 10, 2010, at approximately 2:35 p.m. at 275 Halsey St., police responded to a call of two individuals shot at the location. A female ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Cops Seeking Another Subway Stabber

    ​The NYPD is looking for the man pictured, who's wanted for questioning regarding a stabbing incident that occurred at 5:22 am at the Franklin Avenue subway station on April 3. During an argument, a 28-year-old man was stabbed several times on the southbound platform. The suspect fled the sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Roland Alonzo-Castro, 18, Chased Out of Prospect Park, Stabbed to Death

    View Larger Map DATE: Friday April 2, 2010, 5:28 p.m. LOCATION: Parade Place & Crooke Avenue, Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Not often that we get a homicide so close to Prospect Park, but the police say Roland Alonzo-Castro, 18, of Arlington Avenue in Brooklyn was found fatally stabbed on the south end, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Brooklyn Man Struck With a Brick, Killed

    View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday, March 9, 2010, 5:45 p.m. LOCATION: In front of 1183 Schenectady Ave., Flatlands, Brooklyn. The police say a man, 18, was hit in the head with a brick during an argument outside the above address. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was declared dead. Kn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Man Shot Dead in Crown Heights, Female Bystander Wounded

    View Larger Map Date: Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at approximately 6:49 p.m. Location: In front of 1610 St. Johns Place, Crown Heights, Brooklyn. Two people were shot outside the above address yesterday evening in Crown Heights. One victim, 21, had been shot repeatedly in the chest. He was taken to Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2010

    2 Brooklyn Women Injured in Early Morning Hit-and-Run

    ABC News​Police in Brooklyn are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run accident which injured two young women crossing Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights at 4:30 this morning. Investigators say the green Acura, its windshield caved in and side mirror missing, was later found abandoned two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2010

    Ahmed Hoyt, 31, Shot Dead in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, 10:26 p.m. LOCATION: In Front of 261 Troy Ave., Crown Heights, Brooklyn. The police say Ahmed Hoyt, 31, of 112th Avenue in the Queens, was shot fatally late yesterday. He was struck in the back and the right hand. He was taken to Kings County Hospital w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Man Shot Dead in East Flatbush

    View Larger Map Date: Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010, 11:51 p.m. Location: 71 East 95 St., East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The police say a man in his 20's was found shot numerous times to the body at the above address. Paramedics took him to Kings County Hospital where he was declared dead. No arrests. The pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Former Companion of NBA Star World B. Free Shot and Killed (Update)

    View Larger Map DATE: Dec. 6, 2009, 9:30 p.m. LOCATION: 149 Clifton Place, Brooklyn. A former companion of NBA star World B. Free was shot and killed last night outside the above address as she tried to break up a fight. The police say Audrey Johnson, 51, of New Jersey, was shot after she tried t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2009

    Brooklyn mother of four tries to get rid of her husband's other baby

    Keisha Jones of Brooklyn got hold of a prescription pad and found a pharmacy which doesn't focus too hard on discussing possible complications to dispense an ulcer medicine which can cause abortion, uterine rupture or birth defects to the woman carrying her husband's child.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Three Shot, One Dead in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday Nov. 3, 2009, 4:21 a.m. LOCATION: 834 Clarkson Avenue, Brooklyn. Two men were shot, one fatally, and a woman was wounded outside a restaurant at the above address early Tuesday. All three were taken to Kings County Hospital. A male, 21, was declared dead at the hospit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Brooklyn Couple Arrested in Beating Death of 4-year-old

    View Larger Map DATE: Friday,, Oct.23, 2009 at approximately 2:26 p.m. LOCATION: 1004 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn. The police have arrested a couple in connection with the death of a child Friday afternoon at the above address. Steven Dadaille, 26, and his girlfriend and the mother of the child, Myr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Stabbed to Death in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Monday, Oct. 19, 2009 at approx 11:25 p.m. LOCATION: Inside of 128 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn. A 42-year-old Brooklyn man was stabbed in the chest Monday night, the police say. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was declared dead. His identity has not been released by t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Blader Slain in Brooklyn Donut Shop Melee

    View Larger Map DATE: Monday, Oct. 12, 2009, 8:26 p.m. LOCATION: Inside of 188 Parkside Avenue. The police say a teenager was shot and killed, and two men were wounded, inside a donut shop just a block from Prospect Park Monday night. The victims were shot by a man who entered the building. Little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    Reggae singer slashed with samurai sword in Brooklyn

    ​Garfield Dixon of 91st St in Brownsville, who performs reggae dancehall as Major Mackerel, was released from Kings County Hospital with wounds on his hands, arms and face, and missing the tip of a finger, after a neighbor attacked him with a samurai sword early Sunday morning. Dixon says tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Timeline In DWI Cop Cases Raises A Lot of Questions

    The timeline in the case of the cop arrested for mowing down a Brooklyn woman early Sunday while allegedly drunk gets more curious as the days pass. Officer Andrew Kelly was arrested on manslaughter and drunken driving charges after his car struck and killed pedestrian Vionique Valnord, 32, in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Teen Shot in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, 2:47 a.m. LOCATION: in the rear of 111 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn. Police say a man named Royal McFadden, 19, of Nostrand Ave. was shot to death early this morning at the above address. McFadden was shot in the chest. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Gang-Related Shooting in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, 5:53 p.m. LOCATION: Corner of Montgomery St and Rogers Ave., Brooklyn. The police are saying that 25-year-old Manory Santos, of Crown Street in Brooklyn, was gunned down Sunday evening at the above corner. He was struck once in the chest. He was taken t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Man Shot in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 at 9:50 p.m. LOCATION: 51 Lenox Rd., Brooklyn. The police are saying that a 20-year-old man was shot and killed outside 51 Lenox Rd. in Brooklyn Wednesday evening. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was declared dead. The police have yet t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Arrest Made in Pratt Student's Beating

    Police have arrested a 16-year-old whom they believe was one of the kids who severely beat and robbed a Pratt student this weekend. Detectives from the 88th Precinct picked Eugene Adams, who lives on Bedford Avenue near Lexington, on a tip from their Crime-Stoppers line. Eddie Sanchez, 22, remains ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Pratt Student Beaten into Coma

    ​ Though we are constantly told that crime is at an all-time low, the neighborhood police blotters show that there is still enough street crime to be worrisome. Now we hear that Eduardo Sanchez, a 22-year-old student of architecture at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, was beaten into a coma and r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Three Shot, One Dead in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Monday, July 6, 2009 at 11:27 p.m. LOCATION: 1605 Fulton Street, Brooklyn. The police, responding to shots fired last night, found three people shot inside 1605 Fulton St. in Brooklyn, including one dead. All three victims were in their early twenties. They were transported ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Teen Killed on Midwood Street

    View Larger Map DATE: July 4, 2009, 12:40 a.m. LOCATION: 17 Midwood St., Brooklyn The police arrived early on Independence Day outside 17 Midwood St. in Brookyn to find a man shot. He was 19 years old. He had been shot once in the chest. He was declared dead at Kings County Hospital. The police s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: State Correction Officer Killed Outside Brooklyn Barber Shop

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday, June 28, 2009, at approximately 12:44 a.m. LOCATION: 658 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn A state correction officer was shot and killed early Sunday outside a barber shop he frequented at 658 Nostrand Ave, the police are saying. Just after midnight on Sunday, the police arriv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Shot, Dies in Brooklyn

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday June 14, 2009, 11:30 p.m. LOCATION: In front of 1054 Dean St. A Brooklyn man was shot in the torso and managed to drag himself several blocks before he collapsed. Philllip Kenyatta Reed of Madison Avenue was shot outside 605 Franklin Ave., but the police found him outs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008

    Psych Patients Remember Esmin Green

    On Friday evening, more than 100 people, most of them self-described "psychiatric survivors," gathered outside Kings County Hospital to memorialize Esmin Green. The event was one of 10 candlelight vigils being held around the globe to remember the 49-year-old who died alone while waiting for treatme ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 31, 2007

    Cuckoo for Cou-Cou

    New Bajan café reflects British and African roots

  • News

    July 3, 2007

    Rudy Adopts New Shtick

    Records put the lie to Giuliani's new claims that he used adoption to cut down on abortions

  • News

    May 29, 2007

    Crazy Behavior

    Staff, not inmates, at Brooklyn's biggest psychiatric ward

  • News

    April 6, 2004

    Syphilis Relapse

    Cases soar in the city

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    What They Left Behind

    Suitcases from an insane asylum tell of lives long lost

  • News

    March 26, 2002

    This Clarence Is No Clown

    Brooklyn Boss Leaves Trail of Campaign and Judicial Scandals

  • News

    April 18, 2000

    Africans Are Dying, Too

    The Forgotten Victims of the Livery Cabbie Murders

  • News

    March 21, 2000

    Shake the Trees

    After the Latest Police Killing of Another Unarmed Black Man, The Feds Need Little Convincing to Intervene in New York

  • News

    October 20, 1998

    Brutal Force

    A suspicious death in police custody and a comatose prisoner raise new charges of misconduct as Amnesty International blasts the NYPD

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