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Police & Fire Photo of the Asa Robert provided by the NYPD.
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The teen accused of raping an 82-year-old woman in her Brighton Beach home was arrested early Friday morning, police say. Eighteen-year-old Asa Robert was apprehended at 3:45am on Putnam Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to police. Although in custody, police say charges are pending and the investigation is ongoing. ABC 7 reports that Robert was caught while trying to…

News & Features 60thprct
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https://twitter.com/NYCityAlerts/status/611602228852428800 UPDATE BELOW Original post: A dispute turned fatal after a suspect slashed a police officer, causing police to open fire killing the man, according to reports. The incident took place just across from Asser-Levy Park, where children were playing, on Sea Breeze Avenue and West 1st Street at around 1:30pm today. The Daily News…

News & Features Natik Nisimov (Source: Facebook)
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Police arrested Jefferey McCrae, 31, of Brighton Beach for the March murder of Gravesend resident and salon owner Natik Nisimov. McCrae, who lives on Brighton 4th Terrace near Neptune Avenue, is charged with murder in the second degree and criminal possession of a weapon three months after Nisimov, 29, was shot dead on Ocean Parkway. Cops…

News & Features Photo by Pavel Itskovskiy
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The 20-foot whale that washed up on Brighton Beach yesterday afternoon most likely died after being struck by a ship’s propeller, said experts who examined the corpse. “Due to the presence of internal bruising, propeller slices, and lacerations of a mechanical nature, the cause of death is consistent with a ship strike,” said Rachel Bosworth,…

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