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    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City officials are investigating after an anti-vaccination ad appeared at a bus shelter in Brooklyn. The poster was seen at a B-43 stop in Crown Heights. READ MORE: Columbia Student Killed, Tourist Wounded In Stabbings Near Morningside Park; Suspect In CustodyIt featured a list of misleading information as the...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Federal prosecutors are investigating the sexual harassment claims against Andrew Cuomo as part of a two-pronged probe — one civil, one criminal — that is an outgrowth of the bombshell report on the former governor by Attorney General Letitia James. The criminal division of the Brooklyn U.S. Attorney’s office is investigating...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was a wild police chase involving a school bus in Brooklyn on Thursday. Police say it all started around 3 p.m. when the suspect jumped into an empty school bus that had been left unattended with the keys in the ignition. READ MORE: 5 Cases Of Omicron Variant Found In...
    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are investigating after they say a man stole an unoccupied school bus in East New York and struck 15-20 parked vehicles before he was stopped.The incident was reported Thursday afternoon around 3 p.m. when the man stole the bus at East 51st Street between Linden Blvd and Lenox...
    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- An anti-vaccination ad, designed to look like a New York City ad encouraging vaccination, somehow ended up in a bus stop in Brooklyn.The poster was spotted by a Twitter use at a B43 bus stop at Carroll Street and Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.The Department of Transportation outsources bus stop...
    Share this: SECOND BROOKLYN WOMAN VIES FOR NYS ATTORNEY GENERAL: Maria Vullo, a native Brooklynite from Dyker Heights, a former executive in the NY State Attorney General’s office and the chief regulator and law enforcer for the state’s banking and insurance industries, yesterday launched her campaign for Attorney General. Vullo has built a career in...
    Share this: On Wednesday, in Brooklyn Federal Court, Elgin Brack was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano to 43 years in prison for his role in the armed robberies of four convenience stores in Queens.   Elgin Brack was convicted after a two-week trial in March 2020 of three counts of robbery, one count...
    Four people are injured after a man when on a shocking rampage in a stolen school bus, ramming cars as he fled police in Brooklyn.  Anthony Reyes, 43, was arrested and charged with multiple crimes in the incident, which unfolded on Thursday afternoon after the bus was stolen in the East Flatbush section around 3pm....
    Getty Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant and James Harden at Barclays Center. The NBA regular season has been underway since the middle of October, and with just a quarter of the season completed many stars have already been making noise around the league. For the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant continues to put on a...
    Share this: DENOUNCING ATTACKS ON YEMENI BODEGAS: The Yemeni American Merchants Association calls for action after a string of attacks on Yemeni bodegas, with a demand-justice gathering scheduled for this afternoon, December 1, announced Pastor Gilford Monrose of the GodSquad/67th Precinct Clergy Council. The Yemeni American Merchants Association (YAMA) are gravely concerned with the string...
    Share this: Today, Brooklyn Bird Watch features a Heather Wolf photo of a male juvenile Common Yellowthroat.  In the Midwest the adult Yellowthroat is called the “Yellow Bandit”, because of its Lone Ranger style black mask around its eyes.  In Ms Wolf’s photo of a juvenile one can barely see the faint signs of those dark “mask” feathers beginning...
    Getty Brooklyn Nets stars Kevin Durant (left) and James Harden (right) The Brooklyn Nets fell short of a miracle comeback against the Phoenix Suns in their last game so they came into Tuesday’s matchup with the New York Knicks with a chip on their shoulder. The Nets trailed the Knicks 61-60 going into...
    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Andrew Carr had 18 points to lead five Delaware players in double figures as the Fightin’ Blue Hens got past Long Island-Brooklyn 75-67 on Tuesday night. Kevin Anderson added 13 points for the Fightin’ Blue Hens. Jameer Nelson Jr. chipped in 12 points and Dylan Painter and Ryan Allen each had...
    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are looking for two individuals in connection to the shooting of a teenager in Brooklyn over the weekend.The incident was caught on camera inside a store on Nostrand Avenue on Saturday around 6 p.m..Investigators say one of the men shot an 18-year-old store clerk in the head during a confrontation...
    Share this: The NYC Department of Design and Construction has selected four teams of designers and builders to receive design-build contracts to prepare the sites where new borough-based jail facilities will be constructed, including at the Brooklyn Detention Complex site at 275 Atlantic Ave. in Boerum Hill. In Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, the design-build teams...
    Share this: In Brooklyn Federal Court on Monday, Michael Liburd, a member of the Coney Island-based street gang known as the West End Enterprise, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Edward R. Korman to 32 years’ imprisonment following his conviction for racketeering conspiracy, including his participation in the 2016 murder of Antwon Flowers...
    Lizseh Casserly, 32 (pictured), was fatally stabbed in the chest and the neck at 2.25 am on Saturday after she and a male companion got too close to a Brooklyn homeless man's tent A Brooklyn mother-of-two was stabbed to death by a crazed man enraged that she and her male companion got too close to...
    In this screen grab from video, former Brooklyn Center police Officer Kim Potter sits at the defense table, center, as Hennepin County Judge Regina Chu presides over jury selection Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, in the trial of Potter in the April 11, 2021, death of Daunte Wright, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis,...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn teen is recovering after he was shot in the head at his family’s deli. The father of 18-year-old Sayid Muthana says he is in stable condition and has been moved to Bellevue Hospital for further treatment. READ MORE: In Advance Of Omicron's Arrival, New York City Children Flock To...
    WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT  Graphic footage shows the moment a naked man was fatally stabbed just outside the lobby of an apartment building in Brooklyn on Friday, a grisly murder that comes as violent crime continues to skyrocket in the Big Apple. Vitor Bauza, 56, was charged on Saturday with murder and criminal possession of a...
    Getty L: Julius Randle R: Kevin Durant The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are cross-town rivals, and they both have an impressive squad to go toe-to-toe with each other with. Each of them have had their share of controversy with the Nets having their star point guard Kyrie Irving sitting out the...
    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota (WCCO) — Jury selection begins this week in the trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter. She shot and killed Daunte Wright during a traffic stop back in April. She claims she grabbed her gun, when she intended to grab her Taser. Judge Regina Chu is allowing cameras in the...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The search is on for the suspect who shot a teenager inside a Brooklyn deli Saturday. It happened in East Flatbush around 6 p.m. READ MORE: Police: 3 Suspects Attacking Jewish Children As Young As 3 In BrooklynThe deli owner told CBS2 his 18-year-old son was working as a cashier at...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help identifying three people they say are attacking young Jewish children in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD) READ MORE: Tri-State Officials Bracing For Omicron Variant Urge Everyone To Get Vaccinated And Get BoostersThe trio has allegedly struck at least three times, and their youngest victim was just...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is getting a new bishop Tuesday. The Vatican announced in September that Bishop Robert Brennan would be the eighth man to hold the position in a diocese that encompasses 1.5 million Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens. Brennan grew up on Long Island and most recently served...
    Chao Xiong writes in the Star Tribune: “The trial of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter, scheduled to begin Tuesday, could differ vastly from the trials of other officers who have killed civilians on the job. Potter, 49, is charged in Hennepin County District Court with first- and second-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting Daunte...
    Share this: ON THIS DAY IN 1890, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Old Fort Putnam and the rounded top of Crow’s Nest looked down upon an unwonted spectacle at West Point yesterday afternoon, one which had never come to pass in the history of the military academy. It was a game of football between the...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tuesday morning, lawyers and a judge will begin selecting the jury that will decide the fate of former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter. Potter, who is white, shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was Black, during a traffic stop in April. She is charged with first- and second-degree manslaughter. READ...
    BROOKLYN (WABC) -- Investigators are searching for three suspects behind a string of attacks against Jewish children in Brooklyn.Police say the three women seen in surveillance pictures are linked to three incidents.They are accused of slapping a 3-year-old boy across the face last Friday.Police say the women approached an 18-year-old girl Sunday and pulled her...
    PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Bishop Robert Brennan is set to be installed as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn.Timothy Cardinal Dolan, and Archbishop Christophe Pierre will officiate the mass at the co-cathedral of Saint Joseph in Prospect Heights.Bishop Brennan is a Bronx native, who was raised on Long Island.He succeeds Bishop Nicholas...
              more   The Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association asked the Brooklyn Center City Council to vote ‘no’ on Mayor Mike Elliot’s proposal to cut funding to the police department by 30%. The City Council will be voting during their Monday night meeting. Tomorrow/Monday night the Brooklyn Center City Council will vote on @mayor_elliott ‘s...
    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (WCCO) — The Brooklyn Center City Council held a special meeting Monday evening ahead of the trial of former police officer Kim Potter, who fatally shot 20-year-old Daunte Wright during a traffic stop in April. The council looked ahead to a verdict, discussing potential unrest that may come. They voted on who...
    Share this: CARPENTERS’ UNION AND ELECTED LEADERS DISTRIBUTE MEALS: Needy families in Brooklyn received warm Thanksgiving meals, thanks to a partnership project with the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters and the Carpenter Contractor Alliance of Metropolitan New York and several elected officials representing districts in the borough. The union carpenters joined...
    Share this: A 125th anniversary ceremony for the Brooklyn Public Library took place on Monday at the new Civic Commons of the Central Library at Grand Army Plaza, and Borough President and Mayor-elect Eric Adams said he was looking forward to the next 125 years.  The Civic Commons, opened earlier this year, is a dedicated...
    Getty James Harden #13, Kevin Durant #7, Joe Harris #12, and Jeff Green #8 of the Brooklyn Nets look on during the second half against the Orlando Magic at Barclays Center. With Brooklyn Nets superstar James Harden still struggling and no return date in sight for Kyrie Irving the Nets have continually struggled...
    More On: cardi b Feathers and face masks: All of Cardi B’s show-stopping 2021 AMAs looks Cardi B is completely starstruck as she meets Robert Pattinson Famed chef Wolfgang Puck offered Cardi B cooking lessons Tamron Hall dresses as pregnant Cardi B for Halloween A completely booked Saturday night at downtown hot spot Brooklyn...
    GRAVESEND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Hollywood quickly turned into reality when a group of actors jumped in to save a teenager trapped beneath an SUV in Brooklyn. Those selfless actors are now being honored.They were shooting for a TV series, when suddenly they ended up in a real-life situation, ripped out of Hollywood.Their instincts kicked in,...
    Over the weekend, the New York Times published a long article about Minneapolis Public Schools district redesign plan, focusing on white students in south Minneapolis being zoned to attend North High. The article looks at issues of segregation, gentrification and school choice in Minnesota. One stat from the story: as a result of the changes,...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 19-year-old man was hurt Monday when gunfire erupted on a street in Brooklyn. Chopper 2 was over the scene on Rockaway Avenue and Fulton Street in the Ocean Hill section around 10 a.m. According to police, the victim was shot in the torso and in stable condition at Brookdale Hospital....
    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) – A vulnerable 21-year-old who was reported missing in Brooklyn Park has been located, according to police. The group Minnesota United, who shared details about the missing man, said he was found safe on Sunday.   More On WCCO.com: Large Groups Rob Burnsville, Maplewood Best Buys On Black Friday Infant...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Brooklyn Center City Council is expected to vote Monday night on reallocating more than a million dollars from the police budget to non-police roles. According to the proposed resolution, $1.2 million currently allocated to “unfilled positions” in the police budget would instead go to implementing the Daunte Wright and Kobe Dimock-Heisler...
    Getty DeAndre' Bembry guarded by Draymond Green. The Brooklyn Nets are a bit banged up at the moment, missing both Nic Claxton and Joe Harris as possible cogs in the starting lineup. This is on top of star point guard Kyrie Irving sitting out the season over the vaccine mandate, so the Nets...
    Share this: ON THIS DAY IN 1918, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A special cable dispatch to the Normanden in this city from Christiania indicates that the Nobel Peace Prize for 1918 may be awarded to President [Woodrow] Wilson, who, according to the dispatch, probably will be invited to visit the...
    Share this:Everyone was a kid at heart at Bay Ridge Catholic Academy’s first annual Turkey Trot fundraiser.Photo credit: Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn THANKSGIVING WITH FAR-REACHING IMPACT: The Bay Ridge Catholic Academy’s first annual Turkey Trot, held on Thanksgiving morning, raised $2,000 for the school. Kathy Darvil was the organizer of the event, with co-sponsors:...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A woman died days after being shot in the head in Brooklyn Center earlier this month. Police were called to the 5600 block of Girard Avenue North just after 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 11 on reports of a shooting. They were told the victim was being driven to HCMC by someone....
    One of New York City's most high-profile campaigners for defunding the police lives in an Army barracks protected by tanks and soldiers, it has emerged. Jumaane Williams, who is running for governor of New York, was accused of hypocrisy on Sunday when New Yorkers blighted by rising crime and soaring gun violence learnt that he...
    A five-year-old in Minnesota was fatally shot by accident on Thanksgiving Day by a teen recording a video with a group of 'four or five kids' during a family gathering. Brooklyn Park Police Department officers were called to a home at about 10.20p.m. Thursday on the 8000 block of Florida Avenue, Minneapolis, where they attempted...
    BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (WCCO) – A vulnerable 21-year-old was reported missing more than a week ago in Brooklyn Park. Conner Rhoades was last seen Nov. 19, according to the Brooklyn Park Police Department. A family member may have had contact with him Nov. 24, police said. The group Minnesota United said Rhoades is 5-foot-8, 145...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The search is on for the suspect who shot a teenager inside a Brooklyn deli Saturday, leaving him in critical condition. It happened in East Flatbush around 6 p.m. READ MORE: World Scurries To Contain New COVID 'Variant Of Concern'The deli owner told CBS2 his 18-year-old son was working as a...