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Two men were struck — one of them a senior citizen — in a shooting that neighbors described as “an ongoing drug war” near a Coney Island housing housing project Sunday. The New York Daily News reports: Donald Irizarry, 68, and William Whitfield, 18, were standing on W. 33rd St. near Neptune Ave. at the Gravesend Houses when a gunman…

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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

News & Features Senator Golden speaks at the Holocaust Remembance Event organized by the Stop Anti-Semitism Foundation.
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A series of bills, introduced by Senator Marty Golden to create better protections for law enforcement officers and emergency medical service personnel, were approved by the New York State Senate on Tuesday. The first bill creates a new crime for the aggravated assault of a police or peace officer when a person is aided by two or more people at a protest. This amendment to the…

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The PTA president at a Gravesend school was arrested for allegedly pilfering funds. The New York Daily News reports: Suzanne Olney, 45, the parent association president at Public School 216 in Gravesend, was arrested at her home by cops from the 61st Precinct and charged with charged with grand larceny, according to police sources. Olney made four…

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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…

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The New York Police Department’s Crime Stoppers is now offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information about the man behind a brazen shooting on Emmons Avenue that left another man injured. The suspect was caught on camera running up to a parked car near Signature Restaurant, at 2007 Emmons Avenue, and firing into…

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A deceased humpback whale washed up on Brighton Beach near Ocean Parkway this afternoon, and authorities are still in the process of removing the remains as of 2:20pm. Police confirmed that they received a call about a whale at approximately noon today, and said it was found dead. They had no further information as of…

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