Browsing: west 2nd st

News Source: New York State Division of Criminal Justice via nbcnewyork.com
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A repeat sex offender living in Midwood is headed back to prison after being slapped with a 22-year-to-life sentence yesterday for raping a 13-year-old girl in the basement of a laundry room in a Gravesend apartment. Bennett Castello, 42, of East 29th Street, was found guilty in February for the 2013 attack, in which…

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A woman is in critical condition after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while she was attempting to save her dog, which was struck moments earlier by another hit-and-run driver. Kristin Rendina, 31, was hospitalized after the Friday night incident at West 2nd Street and Avenue Z. The dog, a miniature pinscher named Pasquolino, died at the…

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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…

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What seemed like a random shooting by a bicycle-bound gunman in Brighton Beach on October 20 may have actually been a domestic dispute, and authorities have arrested the victim’s ex-husband. Dimitry Kamenev, 76, is accused of opening fire from a girl’s bicycle on Alla Kamenev, 65, at Sea Breeze Avenue and West 2nd Street on…

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Surveillance video has surfaced of the gun-wielding cyclist moments before fatally shooting 65-year-old Alla Kamenev in Brighton Beach last Thursday. According to News 12, Officials say the man was riding a bicycle when he pulled out a gun and shot 65-year-old Alla Kamenev near Sea Breeze Avenue and West 2nd Street. Police describe the bicycle as a…

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A 65-year-old woman was gunned down yesterday morning at the intersection of Sea Breeze Avenue and West 2nd Street. Police are still investigating the incident, in which they say a man on a mountain bike shot the woman multiple times as she was walking on the sidewalk just before noon. The woman was taken to…