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Day: <span>November 5, 2011</span>

Crime Creeps Up In Bed-Stuy

79th Precinct Commander¬† warns of trouble spots Amid a 13 percent increase of major felony crime in the past month in Bed-Stuy, 79th Precinct Commanding Officer Deputy Inspector Peter Bartoszek told residents at last week’s Community Council meeting that he is increasing patrols where crime is spiking. Bartoszek said the crime increase is mainly during […]readmore

City continues to stonewall police shooting of homeless woman

Wall Street firms linked to shelter where slain woman lived The Coalition for the Homeless denied this week that the city is pressuring the organization to go easy on their investigation of the homeless shelter where Yvonne McNeil lived before police gunned her down on Oct. 2. McNeil, 57, was shot at least five times […]readmore

Hero Mom Zurana Horton Laid to Rest

Rev. Al Sharpton: Zurana Horton Died Standing Up to Protect Her Children   Family, friends, and community joined together to celebrate the life of Zurana Horton, hero mom who risked her own life to save children from gun shots on Pitkin Avenue. Cornerstone Church was packed with mourners, and Zurana’s mother Denise Peace Horton, father […]readmore