Two women killed during shooting in Brooklyn

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 bodega worker said. “I didn’t want to go outside.” The shooting took in place in a back yard of a…

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

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 rally said. “As a result of the White House’s action, many local families have been split apart, with loved ones…

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Thousands of protesters gather outside Chuck Schumer’s apartment

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 cardboard cut-out of a giant eye on Tuesday night. “He works for us. We need him to be bold. We…

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Uber, driver sued by woman who allegedly had to jump out of moving car near Gramercy Park

Uber, driver sued by woman who allegedly had to jump out of moving car near Gramercy Park

A California woman said she had to make a terrifying jump from a moving Uber car in New York after being dragged down a block — yet Uber allegedly did nothing to help police track down the crazed hack. Abbey Thomas filed her suit against both Uber driver Abul Hassan and the car service app itself in state court over a July 28 ride that ended with the shaken passenger making a death-defying leap from…

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NYPD asking for public’s help to find attempted rapist

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 floor hallway. Police said the man allowed the woman to pass, and then grabbed her from behind put his hand…

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Man fatally shot while driving down Brooklyn street; gunman still at large

Man fatally shot while driving down Brooklyn street; gunman still at large

A 36-year-old man was fatally shot as he was driving down a Brooklyn street when a gunman pulled up beside him in another car and opened fire Monday afternoon, police said. The victim was heading east on 46th St. when a silver Chevrolet Tahoe cut him off near New Utrecht Ave. in Borough Park at about 12:20 p.m., police sources said. That’s when the suspect in a red Nissan Rogue then pulled up beside the…

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Brooklyn man arrested for fatal July Brownsville double shooting, ordered held without bail

Brooklyn man arrested for fatal July Brownsville double shooting, ordered held without bail

Cops have arrested a Brooklyn man for fatally shooting two men after a fight last month — killings that left nine children fatherless, police said. Tariq Hargrove, 20, of Brownsville, was busted early Monday by the NYPD’s Violent Felon Squad in the deaths of Perry Chance, 40, and Jeffrey James, 37, on Osborn St. near Pitkin Ave. at about 4 a.m. on July 15. Chance and James died at Brookdale University Hospital. Two witnesses identified…

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NYPD looking for man who followed woman, took upskirt cellphone pic

NYPD looking for man who followed woman, took upskirt cellphone pic

Police are searching for a man who allegedly followed a woman on the subway from Queens to Brooklyn and snapped a cellphone picture up her skirt as she shopped in a deli before later smacking her buttocks. Around 8:15 a.m. on Monday, July 11, the victim, a 33-year-old woman, was followed onto the F train at the 169th Street Station in Jamaica, Queens, by a man who followed her as she rode the train to…

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New York: four men shot in coney island Brooklyn

New York: four men shot in coney island Brooklyn

Four people were shot in Coney Island on Sunday afternoon, police said, just hours after a 40-year-old man was shot on the same block. The shots broke out at about 2:30 p.m. on West 16th Street, between Neptune and Mermaid avenues, steps from the boardwalk. One of the men was shot in the stomach and a second man was shot in the wrist. They were both brought to Lutheran Medical Center where they were expected…

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Brooklyn Bridge Park shooting leaves woman dead

Brooklyn Bridge Park shooting leaves woman dead

A woman was fatally shot outside Brooklyn Bridge Park on Monday, police said. According to the NYPD, officers were called to the park near Joralemon and Furman streets after a report of a possible crime involving a gun at around 9:30 p.m. The NYPD said officers who arrived at the scene discovered 23-year-old Michelle Marks lying on the sidewalk on Furman Street with a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead at the…

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