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This past Sunday at 4:12am, Glenda Martin-Grant will have spent a full year without one of the three sons she raised on her own – and without any answers as to who shot and killed 23-year-old Gerard ‘Geezy’ Grant as he sat with a friend in his car on East 16th Street and Avenue I. Despite the NYPD offering…

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Months after a double shooting in Midwood left one dead and no arrests, authorities are offering a $12,000 reward for information leading to an indictment. The quiet, peaceful stretch of East 16th Street near Avenue I erupted into violence just after 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18. Neighbors reported hearing a series of gunshots, and police…


Alla Kamenev was killed while walking home in Brighton Beach almost three years ago. Her ex-husband was soon tagged as a suspect. Dimitry Kamenev, 79, went on trial yesterday for allegedly killing Kamenev over their bitter separation. In October 2011, the victim was walking back from a nail salon when she was shot four times…

Police & Fire

A 23-year-old Canarsie man was killed and another man seriously injured in what appears to be a drive-by shooting in Midwood early Saturday morning. At approximately 4:00 a.m. the two victims were in a 2011 Toyota Camry at Avenue I and East 16th Street when a gunman opened fire. The Daily News reports: “I was…

Police & Fire

The man who confessed to killing a beloved Midwood liquor store clerk during a 2010 robbery was sentenced to 35 years in prison, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced today. Eion Klass, 36, pleaded guilty to manslaughter and attempted robbery charges earlier this month, and was sentenced to 25 years and 10 years respectively. According…

Police & Fire

Authorities rushed to a patch of shoreline near Gerritsen Avenue near Lois Avenue early Sunday morning, where a woman was found dead, naked and charred by fire. Police say the victim was a young black woman in her late teens or early twenties, according to PIX11. The body was found near the water in the…

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