New York Post

Suspect Frank James was spewing racist hate years before Brooklyn subway shooting

How did Frank R. James, the apparent black nationalist arrested for Tuesday’s subway rampage, become radicalized? The social-media rants of the 62-year-old suspect reveal a man consumed with hatred of white people and convinced of a looming race war. “O black Jesus, please kill all the whiteys,” was one meme he posted. He’s not too complimentary about Hispanics, Asians and his own race, for that matter, and claims to have had long-term mental-health problems. The 29 victims of Tuesday’s shooting were a multicultural mix, as you would expect in a crowded rush-hour subway train. Police say James detonated smoke grenades before firing 33...
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Washington Post

Suspect in Brooklyn subway attack in custody and faces federal terrorism charge

NEW YORK — Authorities said Wednesday they had arrested a man accused of shooting 10 people aboard a Brooklyn subway train a day earlier and charged him with a federal terrorism offense. The arrest capped off a frenzied 29-hour period during which law enforcement officials said Frank R. James...
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Brooklyn shooting suspect documented his travels to New York in YouTube videos

(CNN) — Brooklyn subway shooting suspect Frank James documented his travel from Wisconsin to the Northeast over a series of YouTube videos posted in recent weeks. James, who was arrested and charged Wednesday afternoon in connection with the shooting, has been linked to a series of videos posted to a YouTube channel that has since been removed.
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The Associated Press

Brooklyn subway suspect tipped off police to his location

NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of shooting 10 people on a Brooklyn subway train was arrested Wednesday and charged with a federal terrorism offense after the suspect called police to come get him, law enforcement officials said. Frank R. James, 62, was taken into custody about 30...

Brooklyn schools offering emotional support to students after Tuesday's subway shooting in Sunset Park

Schools in Brooklyn and across New York City sought to ramp up emotional support for students following Tuesday's shooting on the subway in Sunset Park. Annie Tan, who teaches at a Sunset Park elementary school, said she struggled on Tuesday to explain to her young students why they were sheltering in place for hours and couldn’t go outside for recess. Earlier that morning, not far from the school, a man fired 33 shots into a crowded Manhattan-bound N train, injuring dozens and putting the city on high alert.
Daily News

15 people shot in NYC hours after Brooklyn subway shooting, including an innocent bystander killed in a car

A 23-year-old woman sitting in a car in the Bronx was shot dead Tuesday night — the latest bystander in the city killed by gun violence. The murder of Sally Ntim was part of a six-hour series of shootings in the Bronx and Brooklyn in which two others were killed and 12 more wounded. There have been no arrests. The alarming tally came as the city was still reeling from a gas mask-wearing ...

15-year-old shot in head in Brooklyn

NEW YORK - A 15-year-old boy is reportedly in stable condition after being shot in the head near the Atlantic Terminal Mall in Brooklyn on Wednesday. The victim was reportedly struck in the left side of the head by the bullet and was rushed to a nearby hospital. The circumstances...

Their Brooklyn neighborhood felt like a safe haven in a big city. Tuesday’s subway attack changed that

Brooklyn, New York CNN — John Acevedo woke up to a commotion outside. Not so strange for a New Yorker, perhaps, but unheard of in his neighborhood of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, far off the tourist path. The 20-year-old could make out the sounds of sirens on the street, helicopters overhead. When he stepped outside his front door, he found himself in the middle of chaos.

Top-Ranked Noma Restaurant Will Open a Brooklyn Pop-Up in May

It’s hard enough to get a seat at Noma in Copenhagen, where the waiting list routinely contains thousands of names. Now, devotees of René Redzepi’s influential restaurant, currently the No. 1-ranked restaurant by World’s 50 Best—the fifth time it’s achieved that recognition—have a new reservation to covet.

Tweets of the week: An analysis of trend reporting in Brooklyn

Every week we at Brooklyn Magazine read the entire internet in order to curate (some of) our favorite tweets from the previous seven days. These are locally sourced, hand-crafted, organically grown, free range nuggets of wisdom and jest for the week ending April 8. This week, Amazon Labor Union’s Brooklyn...

Suspect named in New York City subway shooting

New York City Police Department have officially named Frank James as a suspect in the subway shooting that injured more than 10 passengers Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday. Former CIA Director Andrew McCabe talks about how a “person of interest” can become a “suspect”.

A Guide to Dining in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn’s ‘Secret Suburb’

Just under one mile south of Prospect Park nestled in between bustling Ocean and Coney Island avenues, Ditmas Park is known for its sprawling green lawns, tree-lined streets, and large Victorian homes. While lesser-well known as a dining destination than its more northern neighbors, the area is equally deserving of recognition for its unique and diverse restaurant offerings: an eclectic mix of Filipino, Thai, and Tibetan cuisine are just a few examples. Taco trucks, greenmarket-driven restaurants, and quaint cafes are more options worth checking out.

NYC man beaten, struck with glass bottle in brutal Brooklyn mugging

A pair of muggers brutally beat a man and struck him with a glass bottle in Bensonhurst this week, disturbing footage shows.  The 28-year-old man was walking slowly at 67th Street and 15th Avenue — apparently looking at his phone — around 4:15 a.m. Monday, when one of the men came up behind him and put him in a headlock, knocking him to the ground, the clip shows. Then both of the suspects repeatedly pummeled the man and struck him with a bottle, according to cops and the video.  The 28-year-old man was attacked in Bensonhurst on April 4, 2022.DCPI The mugging took place around 4 a.m.DCPI The victim appeared to be looking at his phone before the duo attacked him. DCPI Police are still searching for the suspects. The duo is shown rifling the victim’s pockets before dragging and kicking him into the street, next to a parked car.   They took off with the victim’s cellphone and about $100, fleeing on 67th Street toward 14th Avenue, cops said.  The victim was taken to Maimonides Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.

Nicola Peltz marries Brooklyn Beckham in a decadent Valentino gown

Nicola Peltz marries Brooklyn Beckham in a decadent Valentino gown. Wedding season is officially open thanks to 27-year-old billionaire heiress and actress Nicola Peltz and 23-year-old Brooklyn Beckham -- eldest son of British football player David Beckham and former Spice Girl-turned-designer Victoria Beckham -- who tied the knot this weekend at the Peltz family's Palm Beach Estate in Florida.
Washington Post

Owners in ‘total disbelief’ after man sets fire to LGBTQ bar with staff inside

Claire Bendiner had just stepped out of their Brooklyn bar on Sunday night when they suddenly heard chilling screams coming from employees inside the building. They turned around and saw the nightclub engulfed in flames. “There was a second where I was in total disbelief,” said Bendiner, who uses they/them...
NBC New York

5-Alarm Fire Erupts at Gym in Brooklyn's Boerum Hill, 12 Hurt

Firefighters were battling a raging blaze at a gym in Brooklyn Monday morning that left at least a dozen people injured, authorities said. The fire at UFC Fit, formerly a New York Sports Club, on Boerum Place by Pacific Street in Boerum Hill was reported around 10 a.m. It was...