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Brooklyn woman glad NYPD nabbed her grandson in NYCHA drug gang bust: 'Let them keep him'

Shirley Gerard, though fighting back tears, showed zero sympathy for the drug gang corralled Friday in the Sheepshead Bay and Nostrand Houses - including her grandson. Matthew (MZ) Gerard, 32, was one of 18 suspects charged in a crackdown on dope dealers in the New York City Housing Authority home

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:01:15

NYCHA staffer let gang use Brooklyn apartment as drug den, prosecutors say

A NYCHA employee provided gang members access to a public housing apartment in Brooklyn so they could make it the headquarters for a drug ring that sold everything from crack to heroin, prosecutors charged Friday. Housing authority caretaker Shakina Rowe, 27, was charged Friday along with 17 other

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 03:37:27

Federal correctional officer convicted of repeatedly raping female inmate at Metropolitan Detention Center

Martinez, a correctional officer at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, was convicted Friday of raping a female inmate at least 10 times over five months, the Department of Justice said. (Credit: USDOJ) A correctional officer at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn was convicted

AMNY.COM - 2018-01-20 01:23:00

Gas explosion in Brooklyn apartment injures four people, one seriously

A gas explosion rocked a Brooklyn apartment Saturday, injuring four people, one seriously, officials said. The blast blew out a window and set off a fire inside the second-floor apartment on Bay 49th St. near Cropsey Ave. in Bath Beach at about 8:15 a.m. Firefighters were able to put out the fire

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 14:33:02

Twin sisters found dead in Brooklyn apartment after flood prompts investigation

They were inseparable, right up to the end. Twin sisters who called Crown Heights, Brooklyn, their home for more than 20 years were found dead Friday after a flood in their basement began endangering neighboring houses, cops said. Marie Lynne and Marie Anne Alleyne, 69, died as they lived - toget

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-20 01:21:36

Water condition in Brooklyn basement leads to discovery of 2 dead bodies

A call to the FDNY about a leak inside a building in Brooklyn Friday led to the discovery of two dead bodies. Authorities say the bodies of two elderly women were found inside the home on Union Street in Crown Heights. Firefighters responded to the call of a water condition in the basement, and they

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-19 21:01:32

Duo sought in gunpoint robbery in Brooklyn delis: police

BROOKLYN - Police are looking for the two men involved in robberies at Brooklyn delis, getting away with almost $3,000 earlier this month. The duo struck twice in one day on Jan. 11 within minutes of each other. According to police, two men entered a deli at 9081 Avenue L around 9:40 p.m. and approa

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-20 19:15:33

Four People Hurt When Home Explodes In Gravesend, Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Investigators are trying to figure out what caused an explosion inside a Brooklyn home Saturday morning, injuring four people. Utility workers remained on the scene more than 12 hours later, though firefighters said neighbors should not be concerned, as they are not in any da

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 23:18:18

Bullet strikes vehicle parked in South Peoria block, shatters window

PEORIA - A bullet struck and shattered an automobile window early Friday in South Peoria, police stated. The incident took place about 2 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Smith Street, according to a report. Police responded to an alert from the ShotSpotter gunfire-activation system to find a shell cas

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-20 22:20:00

East Bluff Community set to help those affected by Kroger closings

The East Bluff Community Center says it's ready to serve in the event it sees a large surplus of families after two Peoria Kroger locations close at the end of January. The Center currently feeds about 45-50 families every Saturday, and also provides a food pantry. Administrator Jim Combs says they

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-21 08:07:00

Small gas explosion at Jim's Steakhouse

PEORIA IL - Saturday January 20th, Peoria firefighters and paramedics were called to Jim's Steakhouse, at 110 SW Jefferson St, for a gas explosion. Crews found an injured worker who had been there to clean the kitchen hood system. While preparing to clean the kitchen system, workers did not properly

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-21 01:15:51

EXCLUSIVE: Girlfriend of Peoria's latest shooting victim shares her side of the story

Thursday night, at the second "Stand Up for Peace' event in one week, the life of 19-year-old Jamon Lewis was remembered. Lewis was killed Monday at the Lexington Hills Apartments and as of Thursday evening, no one has been charged with the crime. But at the 'Stand Up' those close to Lewis made it c

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-19 08:38:00

Young Pekin drug offender gets second prison term

A 20-year-old Pekin man was sentenced Friday to his second four-year prison term with his third conviction of a drug offense. Logan Highley possessed 4 1/2 grams of methamphetamine with intent to deliver when an officer, suspecting he'd just made a drug purchase, stopped him last October on Parkway

MORTONTIMESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:15:27

Women's March draws hundreds in East Peoria

The 2018 Women's March happened all across the world Saturday. Tens of thousands of people in cities marched, including right here in central Illinois. Many gathered to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Women's March and to launch the 2018 #PowerToThePolls agenda. The rally was held at East

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-21 03:50:00

Water crews strike gas line in Pekin neighborhood

Pekin emergency responders are on scene of a gas line leak. Illinois American Water said a crew hit a poorly marked line on Friday morning. The gas line was in the 1900 block of Henrietta. Pekin police and firefighters are on scene. Ameren Illinois is set to begin repairs.

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-19 18:32:00

Spotlight: The era of Camelot is over

Regarding the Honorable Mr. Durbin: Our president uses a derogatory word to describe several countries in a closed door meeting with selected senators and our honorable senator from Illinois immediately runs out to the media to express his disgust of this vile and racist man. After following politic

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-21 00:53:00

Auto-pedestrian accident kills 42-year old man

An auto-pedestrian accident left a man dead and traffic was diverted for several hours. At around 8 p.m., a man crossing the highway was struck by a car and died at the scene. Do you love Sand Springs as much as we do? Sand Springs Police said they were dispatched to the intersection of 41st Street

TULSA WORLD - 2018-01-21 04:26:00

Pedestrian hit, killed in Sand Springs

A 42-year-old man was killed Saturday when he darted out into traffic in Sand Springs. A Saturn was traveling south on Oklahoma 97, said Lt. Kevin O'Keefe of the Sand Springs Police Department. As the car passed through the intersection of OK97 and West 41st Street, the man entered the intersection,

TULSA WORLD - 2018-01-21 03:33:00

First Storm Threat of 2018 is Here

It's hard to believe we are talking thunderstorms just days after parts of Green Country had actual temperatures below 0! The removal of the persistent eastern U.S. trough in the jet stream can be thanked for our dramatic warm-up this weekend. In this new pattern, another storm system is pushing in

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-01-21 05:46:00

Pedestrian Dies After Getting Hit By Car In Sand Springs, Police Say

Police say a pedestrian is dead after being hit by a car in Sand Springs. Police and fire crews responded to Highway 97 at 41st Street Saturday night on a call saying a pedestrian had been hit by a car. Southbound lanes of Highway 97 are shut down at this time. Police say to avoid the area. This i

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-01-21 05:34:00