Shots fired between New Rochelle Police, suspect in Brooklyn; 1 person in custody

BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) — One person was arrested after gunfire was exchanged between a suspect and police officers in Brooklyn Sunday. According to the NYPD, the incident happened Sunday morning at Myrtle Avenue and Fleet Walk near a NYCHA building complex. They say the New Rochelle Police Department were trying to arrest someone in … Read more

Man robbed at gunpoint in Brooklyn for $1 million in jewelry

BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn (WABC) — A man was robbed at gunpoint in Brooklyn for jewelry worth more than $1 million. Police say the victim was held up by two suspects while he was parked on 47th Street in Borough Park around 12:30 p.m. on Friday. They say one man went up to the victim’s window … Read more

Artists hope to bring people together with large scale murals in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) — The artists working on two large-scale murals in Brooklyn talk about what inspired these works of art. “The streets are our museums,” Victor Quinonez said. The canvas is the walls of the city. The murals are in your face, they’re large and prominent, and that is the point and why … Read more

2 Flee After Jewel Heist From Brooklyn Trunk: Officials

Two men apparently threatened another man, possibly with a gun, before stealing bags of jewels from the trunk of his car in Brooklyn Friday, according to police officials who stress the investigation is in its preliminary stages. The men allegedly grabbed bags of jewels from the trunk of a man’s car in Borough Park, on … Read more

Woman caught on camera dousing Yeshiva with gasoline, lighting it on fire in Brooklyn

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) — Police in Brooklyn are searching for a woman who was caught on camera lighting a Jewish school on fire. It happened on Thursday at 7:27 p.m. at the Yeshiva of Flatbush on Avenue J. The woman can be seen dressed all in black and carrying a red gasoline can. Police say … Read more

Off-duty NYPD officer charged with murder for shooting woman after finding her with partner: Police

NEW YORK CITY — A New York City police officer has been charged with murder and attempted murder Thursday for allegedly shooting two women, killing one, at a home in Brooklyn. The officer, identified by police as Yvonne Wu, 31, who was off-duty at the time, is believed to have shot both women — one … Read more

16-year-old girl shot in Brooklyn park expected to be released from hospital

BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn (WABC) — The 16-year-old girl who survived being shot in the head in a Brooklyn park is expected to be released from the hospital Friday morning, just two weeks after her brush with death. Friends and family of Kyla Sobers-Batties will join police officers as she is released from Methodist Hospital. The … Read more

NYPD Cop in Deadly Love Triangle Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder

The off-duty NYPD officer who allegedly shot her ex-girlfriend and killed the ex-‘s new lover when she found them together earlier this week has been charged with murder and attempted murder in the case, officials said late Thursday. Yvonne Wu, a patrol cop who works midnights out of Brooklyn’s 72nd Precinct and whose annual evaluations … Read more

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