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Gerritsen Beach Residents To Protest 'Madness' Of Drag Queen Reading Series For Kids
Some South Brooklyn residents are all riled up about a kid-friendly reading series that will bring drag queens to a local public library on Wednesday.
Updated: Jun 6, 2019 10:12 AM
High Court Rules The City Can Be Sued For Failing To Redesign Streets With Chronic Speeding
The decision ends an 11-year lawsuit by the family of a young boy struck on a notorious Brooklyn street by a speeding, unlicensed driver.
Updated: Jan 6, 2017 3:33 PM
NYPD: Driver Who Killed Teen Cyclist In Brooklyn Blew Twice The Legal BAC
The victim, Sean Ryan, was headed to college in the fall.
Updated: Jul 19, 2016 4:56 PM
Teen Cyclist Fatally Struck By Alleged Drunk Driver In Brooklyn
The driver has been charged with vehicular manslaughter.
Updated: Jul 18, 2016 4:09 PM
NYC 'Build It Back' Home, Still Under Construction After Sandy, Falls Over After 'A Little Wind'
"A little wind came and knocked the house over."
Updated: Jun 23, 2016 12:53 PM
Driver Dies After Crashing Through Fence, Into Brooklyn's Shell Bank Creek
A resident's surveillance video showed a car speeding down the road at 5 a.m.
Updated: Nov 11, 2015 8:51 AM
Man Arrested For Murder Of 14-Year-Old Found Burned On Gerritsen Beach
The suspect may have thought the victim was pregnant.
Updated: May 16, 2013 10:21 AM
Burned Body Found On Brooklyn Beach Was Bullied Teenage Runaway
Investigators have identified the body found in Gerritsen Beach Sunday morning as Shaniesha Forbes, a 14-year-old runaway from East Flatbush. The cause of death is still undetermined.
Updated: Jan 9, 2013 10:06 AM
Woman's Naked Burned Corpse Found On Brooklyn Beach
The naked body of an unidentified woman was found on the beach in a nature preserve in Gerritsen Beach Sunday morning.
Updated: Jan 7, 2013 9:17 AM
Sandy's Bar: Watering Hole Floated Into Gerritsen Beach!
Of all the things that Hurricane Sandy moved around, the bar it brought to Gerritsen Beach might be our favorite
Updated: Nov 6, 2012 2:13 PM
"We Heard You Have Hot Rice": Lonestar Taco Feeds Isolated Gerritsen Beach
Many residents haven't had a hot meal since last Monday. One child, watching Lonestar Taco chef Wayne Surber cook, said, "This is beautiful."
Updated: Nov 5, 2012 4:41 PM
More Ways To Help Neglected Sandy-Hit Areas
Allison Robicelli has been trying to coordinate more relief efforts to less publicized areas hit by Hurricane Sandy.
Updated: Nov 3, 2012 6:58 PM
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