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Community On Edge After Two Weekend Tragedies

Residents say they are shaken up by two tragic incidents that occurred near neighborhood parks over a span of 24 hours. Daquan Spencer, 31, was fatally shot at 1:30am...

Ikea Recalls 29 Million Pieces Of Furniture After Six Children Die

Ikea is issuing a massive recall prompted by concerns over child safety following the deaths of six children under the age of 4 and...

Park Slope Suffers A Loss: The Mulvaney Family Tragedy

On Saturday, August 15 the Park Slope community suffered a great loss, when three members of the Mulvaney family -- Ledell, 61, Donald, 63,...

Shark Killed In Truck Accident On Way To Coney Island Aquarium

A Sandbar shark that was on its way from Florida to a new home at the New York Aquarium in Coney Island was killed...

Brighton Beach Man Charged With Murdering Natik Nisimov On Ocean Parkway

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...

Irwin Meyer, 96-Year-Old Leader Of Kings County American Legion Post Band,...

Irwin Meyer, 96, of East 21st Street, died May 19, three days after being struck by a car around the corner from his home. Meyer...

Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, Sheepshead Bay Businessman, Landlord And Visionary,...

Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, a longtime resident of Sheepshead Bay who predicted the neighborhood's population boom in the mid-20th century and invested in...

Comic Community Mourns Loss Of Seth Kushner, 41, Sheepshead Bay Native

Devastated. My friend Seth Kushner died, far too young. A brilliant photographer and writer, a kind, gentle man pic.twitter.com/LpPqch7RuC — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) May 18,...

Flatlands Man Dies After Dirt Bike Accident In Gerritsen Beach In...

Flatlands resident Christopher Wiltshire, 35, was found dead yesterday afternoon near Shell Bank Creek in Gerritsen Beach. Paramedics responded to a call of an accident near...

Accused Murderer Mikhail Chernyaev Allegedly Texted From Victim’s Phone To Cover...

A Brighton Beach man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend's new beau and dumping his body upstate texted using the victim's phone to cover up his death, prosecutors...

UPDATE: Body Found In Marine Park Creek Identified As Missing Autistic...

UPDATE 6:45pm: Police have identified the body discovered yesterday in the Marine Park Creek as that of Brian Gewirtz, a 20-year-old man with autism...

Construction Worker Dies After Falling From Brighton Beach Building

Brooklyn: 360 Neptune Ave NYPD o/s investigating of a construction worker fell from 6th floor, worker pronounced DOA. pic.twitter.com/p2M2CNChVP— NYC Scanner (@NYScanner) April 1,...

Tonight: Greenfield, Treyger And FDNY Sponsor Fire Safety Seminar

In the wake of the tragic Midwood fire that killed seven siblings more than a week ago, City Councilmen David Greenfield and Mark Treyger...

Ocean Parkway Shooting Victim Natik Nisimov Remembered As A Salon Owner...

Police identified the 29-year-old man who was found shot dead on an Ocean Parkway sidewalk Tuesday morning as Natik Nisimov, a Kensington salon owner...

Neighbors Mourn Death Of Seven Children In Midwood Fire

Neighbors and community leaders gathered at 3371 Bedford Avenue yesterday evening, the site of a Saturday morning fire that claimed the lives of seven...