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A Marine Park man has been charged with brutally beating his 94-year-old mother, leaving her with serious injuries, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced yesterday. Mark Farrell, 65, allegedly left his mother with fractures and lacerations to her face and skull, and two broken ribs and fingers after beating her with a cane, authorities say.…

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A Marine Park apartment building that was emptied after the landlord failed to make timely mortgage payments was given permission to offer monthly leases to Hurricane Sandy victims. The New York Post reports: The 144-unit complex at 1865 Burnett St. lost half its tenants during a four-year foreclosure suit, but a judge’s recent order allowed…

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Marine Park resident Michael Sabo, 38, was sentenced to 20 years-to-life, after admitting to sexually abusing two children over the course of several years. The plea deal came just as Sabo was to go to trial, and it spared the two kids the painful ordeal of having to relive the experience through testimony on the…

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A brush fire broke out around 1 p.m. at the southwest corner of Gerittsen Creek just off Burnett Street and Whitney Avenue. Several units of FDNY equipment and firefighters were still battling the widespread blaze at 2:30 p.m. UPDATE (4:01 p.m.): FDNY is saying the fire is now under control.