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Police & Fire

Early morning straphangers made a gruesome find Saturday after a man hanged himself at Avenue U’s N line subway station in Gravesend. The man was found hanging by a “thick rope” at about 3:35am, police told the Daily News. The rope was tied to the staircase on the Manhattan-bound side of the platform, Gothamist adds. Conflicting…

Police & Fire

A man died early Friday morning after he jumped in front of a Q train in Brighton Beach, the Daily News reports. The man, who police said was in his mid 40s, apparently threw himself in front of the southbound Q train as it rolled into the Ocean Pkwy. station shortly after midnight on Friday,…

Police & Fire

The NYPD is currently on scene at 2044 East 18th Street off of Avenue T after a person fatally plunged from the building. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A tipster tells Sheepshead Bites that fire trucks and ambulances were also on scene, and police had roped off the area with crime tape.…


A 19-year-old Kingsborough Community College student was the lone survivor at the scene of an apparent double murder and suicide perpetrated by his mother, an NYPD officer,  in their Flatlands home yesterday. Officer Rosette Samuel, a 13-year veteran of the NYPD who had never discharged her firearm in the line of duty, is believed to…

Police & Fire

YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: While putting out a fire at 2281 Ocean Parkway, firefighters discovered a man who appears to have shot himself in the head. According to an FDNY EMT on the scene, it appeared the man sparked a fire in the building’s third floor attic before turning a gun on himself. An acquaintance of the…

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