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Two people struck, one fatally, by Brooklyn trains in separate incidents

A woman was hit by an oncoming F train at the Avenue X station in Sheepshead Bay about 2:15 p.m., police said.(Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News) Two people were struck by Brooklyn trains - one fatally - in separate incidents Friday, cops said. A woman was hit by an oncoming F train at the Aven

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:49:18

Woman struck by F train in Gravesend, Brooklyn: NYPD

A woman was struck by an F train Friday afternoon, police said, with resultant transit disruptions. The victim was hit at Avenue X in Gravesend, Brooklyn, around 2:28 p.m., the NYPD said. F trains were suspended between the Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue stations, per the MTA, mid-

AMNY.COM - 2017-09-22 19:14:00

Newly freed Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano would be safe in today's Brooklyn, says Bensonhurst bred 'Gotti' actor who plays him

No Bull here - at least not yet. Bensonhurst bred actor William DeMeo, who plays Sammy "The Bull" Gravano in the highly anticipated "Gotti" movie, wouldn't be surprised to see the infamous snitch show his face in the old 'hood now that he's fresh out of prison. "I'll just say there are people in

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 20:00:00

Charles Bradley, powerful Brooklyn soul singer, dead at 68

Soul singer Charles Bradley died on Saturday. He was 68. Bradley was diagnosed with cancer last year. The Brooklyn native, dubbed the "The Screaming Eagle of Soul," was known for his stirring live performances and heartfelt lyrics. "Charles was truly grateful for all the love he's received from

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 18:24:00

Police: Grandmother, granddaughter missing in Brooklyn

Police are searching for a 2-year-old girl and her grandmother in Brooklyn. Officials say the grandmother, Khadija Begum, was last seen pushing 2-year-old Zakirah Shafiq in her stroller near 2617 Avenue D in East Flatbush. Anyone with information is asked to call the 67th Precinct at 718-287-3211 or

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-24 01:29:21

British Army vet finishes 3,000-mile cross-country run at Brooklyn Bridge

British ex-Army veteran Paul Wheeler (l.), pushing the stroller, finishes his run across the U.S. as he crosses the Brooklyn Bridge with British Consul General Laura Hickey in Brooklyn on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.(Byron Smith) He endured snakes, gnats, blisters, searing shin pain and a broken axle on

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 01:16:32

Joey Bada$$, Pro Era and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams team up to host hurricane relief drivesĀ 

Rapper Joey Badass poses for a portrait on the streets of the Lower East Side in a 2016 file photo.(Thomas Levinson/New York Daily News) Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ and his Pro Era comrades hope everyone storms their hurricane relief drives with donations on Saturday. The East Flatbush native with

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:16:31

Rosebank man stabbed, shot to death in Brooklyn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A 47-year-old Staten Island man was shot and stabbed near the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 20, according to the NYPD. Steven Vargas was unconscious but responsive, with a stab wound to the chest and multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, when police officers

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 23:13:00

My brain tumor turned me into a thriller writer

In the wake of the 2008 economic crash, psychotherapist A.F. Brady was working at a clinic in Brooklyn. Things were not going well; the clinic was losing funding, and the facility was filling up with patients from other clinics that were being closed down. "Everyone was overwhelmed," says Brady, a l

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-23 15:49:57

The MoveNY plan makes sense - maybe too much sense for today's MTA

Gov. Cuomo has embraced congestion pricing as the way to get the MTA the new funding it says it needs. It's not a bad idea - if it's packaged with serious reform of the agency, and if City Hall can manage to execute its part of a complex plan. Congestion pricing involves charging all drivers who ent

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 01:46:39

Jack Deitch dies; community activist helped create Greenbelt Conservancy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Jack Deitch, of Todt Hill, an attorney and staunch community activist who played a major role in establishing the Greenbelt Conservancy, died Thursday in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze, after a short illness. He was 90. As an attorney, Deitch had a legal pract

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-23 22:37:53

Former Erie County DA Frank Clark Died on Friday

Former Erie County District Attorney Frank Clark has died. He was 74-years-old, and he had been battling a long term illness. Clark was the second longest serving District Attorney in Erie County, holding the office for three terms, from 1997 - 2008. He was a native of Brooklyn and saw combat actio

WBFO.ORG - 2017-09-23 15:51:27

Readers sound off on affordable housing, Donald Trump and women in sports

Manhattan: This administration is fighting on every single front to keep this city affordable ("Mayor, think bigger on building housing," Op-Ed, Sept. 20). We're building affordable homes at a faster clip than any administration in history, ramping up programs for the lowest-income New Yorkers tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:04

'Miracle Baby' thrives after being cut out of slain mom

Meet the Miracle Baby of The Bronx. Little Jenasis Bradley looks like any other bubbly, babbling toddler: chubby cheeks, tiny fingers, big eyes and bright smiles. The beaming child's innocence betrays no hint of her nightmare beginning, when her 22-year-old mom Angelikque Sutton, just weeks away fro

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-23 22:09:42

2 men charged with drug distribution after car stopped in Newark

Police say two East Orange men were arrested and charged with drug distribution after their car was stopped in Newark. Two officers observed a blue Honda Odessey violate a traffic signal at the intersection of Springfield and Clinton avenues on Wednesday, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambros

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-23 13:01:56

Authorities investigate fatal pedestrian crash in Newark

NEWARK - A man was struck and killed by a car Friday night along West Market and Hudson streets, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. The man has not been identified pending notification of his family members, said Thomas Fennelly, Essex County's chief assistant prosecutor. He said the driver

NJ.COM - 2017-09-23 14:20:00

Jeff Hornacek on Porzingis, inner peace and resurrecting the Knicks

Before training camp tips off, Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek took a timeout for some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Is Kristaps Porzingis ready to be "The Man"? A: I think back at Kobe Bryant, and we played them in the playoffs, and big part of the game, and he must have been a rookie, and he

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-23 23:29:36

NYC to Pay $1.25M to Family of Man Who Died in NYPD Custody

85 Submit a Complaint The family of a man who died in police custody will receive $1.25 million in a settlement with New York City. Court papers show that city officials reached the deal with Ron Singleton's mother, who sued after her son's July 2014 death, The Daily News reports. The lawsuit cla

NBC NEW YORK - 2017-09-23 18:59:28

Yankees celebrate after clinching playoff spot

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NEWSDAY - 2017-09-24 01:11:00

Yankees clinch postseason berth by beating Blue Jays 5-1

TORONTO (AP) - One year into a rebuild, the New York Yankees are back in the playoffs. Greg Bird, among the new generation of Baby Bombers, hit a three-run homer that led New York over the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Saturday to clinch no worse than a wild card. "I feel like our motto in the offseason

GREENWICHTIME - 2017-09-23 23:59:59