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NYC Correction official forced detainee into ‘cruel’ restraint chair in N.J. jail, lawsuit says

A new top administrator in the city Correction Department is fighting a lawsuit that says he wrongly forced a detainee into a restraint chair at his former job running a New Jersey jail — then tried to wreck the career of his head of training when she complained about the incident. Ronald Edwards — who received a no-confidence vote from two Hudson County correction officers unions — was ...
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Man stabs, bites victim in Brooklyn subway station: NYPD

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man stabbed and bit another man after an argument inside a Brooklyn subway station, police said Sunday. The victim, 19, had a verbal dispute with the attacker inside the Pennsylvania Avenue subway station on Nov. 23 around 2:45 p.m., officials said. The argument escalated. The attacker stabbed the […]

17-year-old girl hurt in accidental shooting in Brooklyn: NYPD

A 17-year-old girl was accidentally shot by a person she knows in a building in Bushwick, Brooklyn, early Sunday, cops and police sources said. The teen took a bullet to the left leg inside the building at Wilson Avenue and Menahan Street around 12:50 a.m. She was taken to Kings County Hospital in stable condition. The suspected shooter was taken into custody, a police source said.

Bronx mom held in sons’ murders was once on child welfare’s radar — and may have thought boys were possessed: sources

The Bronx mom accused of murdering her two young sons may have killed them because she believed they were possessed, law-enforcement sources said Sunday — as it was revealed she was once on the radar of the city’s child-welfare agency.  Dimone Fleming 22, had been obsessed with demonic possession, and cops are now investigating whether she killed her boys ages 3 and 11 months over it, sources said.  “She made statements about the devil — unusual statements,” a police source told The Post. Fleming chillingly wrote on her Facebook page Saturday before the slayings, “It’s only one true God and I repent from all wrong doings and...

Man dies after being shot in the head in Chelsea

NEW YORK -- A 44-year-old man has died after being shot in the head in Chelsea. Police said it happened at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday outside the Fulton Houses at 17th Street and Ninth Avenue. Police said a firearm was recovered and no one is in custody. It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting. 

Brooklyn’s trendy retail districts boom as Manhattan’s sit vacant

Manhattan’s struggling retail scene seems to get all the attention. It seems that for every fully or mostly leased, high-profile corridor like Broadway in Soho, there’s a stretch full of yawning vacancies — such as on Broadway in Tribeca. But Brooklyn’s retail picture is rosier. Although wounded...

Brooklyn Democratic Machine Appoints Little Pakistan Residents to Party Posts Without Their Knowledge

At least ten people living in Brooklyn’s Little Pakistan neighborhood were appointed to obscure but meaningful positions within the borough’s Democratic Party organization without their knowledge in October, an investigation by THE CITY has found. The irregular appointments were for the “county committee,” a body of neighborhood representatives...

Queens, Brooklyn NYPD cops forced from jobs for failing to probe cases, faking investigations

Two NYPD officers were forced to retire after the department discovered they lied about investigating cases, including domestic violence and drug complaints, department documents say. Officer Eric Cabrera was assigned to the 113th Precinct in Jamaica when he improperly closed 25 investigations in 2019 — including numerous domestic violence cases — by making false entries in the department’s ...

Lottery ticket worth more than $18,000 sold in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN (PIX11) — A lottery player in Brooklyn won big on Saturday. A Take 5 ticket worth $18,558.50 was sold at Kevin’s Liquor, located at 2216 Pitkin Avenue, for Saturday’s evening drawing. Another winning ticket was sold at Tops Markets #262 in Angola. Take 5 players can head to to check their numbers. Drawings […]
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What’s News, Breaking: Monday, November 28, 2022

PRESIDING JUSTICE FROM BROOKLYN ON SHORT LIST TO BECOME CHIEF JUDGE OF NEW YORK: Appellate Court Presiding Justice Hector D. LaSalle, who serves here in Brooklyn, is among the seven jurists and attorneys whom a special committee has recommended to Governor Kathy Hochul to become the next chief judge of New York, the Law Journal reports. Justice LaSalle presides over the New York State Appellate Court-Second Department, whose courthouse is on Monroe Place, was appointed to the Appellate Division in 2014, and has served as Presiding Justice since 2021, with previous experience in the U.S. District (federal) Court-Eastern District in 1997. Gov. Hochul has until December 23 to make her decision, with the earliest date permitted by law being December 8.