New York: Early morning house fire kills two in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN: An early morning fire ripped through a Brooklyn home on Monday, claiming the lives of two residents. Officials reported that a 59-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man were rescued before being pronounced dead. The identity of the two victims was not known as of Monday morning. The fire began just after 4 a.m. at…

Brooklyn : 3 shot inside Crown Heights chicken wing shop

Two workers and a customer were shot Friday night when a man opened fire inside the kitchen of a chicken wing shop in Crown Heights, a police source said. A 33-year-old man was ordering at Brooklyn Wing House, located at 1218 Union St., around 7:30 p.m. when the suspect walked by and recognized him, the…

Deranged gunman who shot cop kills himself

An NYPD cop was shot in Brooklyn by a deranged man with a rifle — who opened fire on him moments after he entered his apartment — and then barricaded himself inside before taking his own life, police said. Officer Hart Nguyen, of the 75th Precinct, was hit twice in the bulletproof vest and once…

Two women killed during shooting in Brooklyn

wo women were killed during a shooting in Brooklyn on Wednesday night, cops said. A 21-year-old woman was shot once in the head and a 29-year-old woman shot once in the back at about 9:30 p.m. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, according to police. “I heard five shots. I heard people screaming and hid in my store,” a…

NYC bodega owners shut down, protest Trump’s immigration ban

Over 1,000 Yemeni-American bodega owners rallied on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall Thursday evening in protest of President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen. “There are an estimated 4,000 to 6,000 small businesses owned by Yemeni-Americans living in New York City,” a news release about the…

Thousands of protesters gather outside Chuck Schumer’s apartment

Thousands of angry demonstrators gathered outside Sen. Chuck Schumer’s luxury Brooklyn apartment building — holding up signs and chanting “What the f–k, Chuck?!” — to protest his lukewarm stance on President Trump’s cabinet picks. “Senator Schumer needs to know we’re watching him,” fumed Brad Wolchansky, a 40-year-old soccer coach from Flatbush who was carrying a…

NYPD asking for public’s help to find attempted rapist

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a man wanted in connection with an attempted rape that took place in the stairwell of a Brooklyn apartment building. The 26-year-old victim entered the apartment building at 1308 Loring Avenue and entered the stairwell, passing an unidentified man who entered the building from the third…