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Family members and supporters of Kyam Livingston (pictured) congregated at E. 18th Street and Church Avenue in Flatbush Thursday evening, marking four months after her…

You’ve heard about the shows and you’ve seen the hype. Now is the time to make your way out to the County Of Kings and…

Eleven-year-old Tayloni Mazyck (pictured), the Brooklyn girl paralyzed by a stray bullet to the neck on May 31st, is confident she will walk again, according…

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UPDATED 3/13/13, 1:13 p.m.: According to the New York Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Gray was hit by seven bullets, with three of the…

After last week’s web-created buzz and speculation that Beyonce had given birth in New York City to a daughter she named Tiana-May Carter, a food blog reported that the singer was spotted out at a Brooklyn restaurant on New Year’s Eve. That means Bey is still pregnant. Food Republic reported that Beyonce and husband Jay-Z […]

Jerome “Jerry” Isaac, the Brooklyn man accused of setting a 73-year-old grandmother on fire in her building’s elevator, harassed his victim for months, family members say. SEE ALSO: How Racism Created Poverty According to reports, Issac stole keys to Delores Gillespie’s apartment and repeatedly jammed the locks every time she changed them. Issac claims she […]

A Brooklyn female school teacher was charged with raping a male student and plying him with drugs and alcohol, police said Wednesday. Sixth-grade humanities teacher Claudia Tillery, 42, was arrested at her three-bedroom home about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. She lives with her teenage daughter and young son, according to the building superintendent. Tillery was charged […]

NEW YORK — Zurana Horton, a Brooklyn mother of 12, was killed in Brownsville last week while trying to shield children from bullets from a shootout. The NYPD’s Crime Stoppers program, the Urban Community Council, and 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement have put up a $15,000 reward for the capture of the person that killed […]

BROOKLYN — A 7-year-old Brooklyn boy is being hailed as a hero days after calmly dialing 911 after his sick mom collapsed and suffered a seizure. Paramedics arrived minutes after Drew Champagnie told a 911 dispatcher his address as well as his father’s cell phone number. After his heroics, Champagnie went to school as if nothing […]

From NYDailyNews.com: A Brooklyn teen was arrested Monday night in the sexual assault of a woman in Central Park – and detectives continued to hunt for his two accomplices, police said. Robert Gonzalez, 18, of Cypress Hills, surrendered to the NYPD’s special victims unit yesterday while Shawn Martinez and Kelvin Dalrymple, both 18, remained on […]

Brooklyn’s most famous son, Jay-Z, was on hand at the ceremonial ground breaking of the Barclays Center at Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn yesterday, the new home and arena of the NJ Nets, of which he is minority owner. The team will soon be renamed the “Brooklyn Nets.”