Family Mourns Flatbush Car Dealer’s Death

January 2, 2009


  Three days after the Saturday evening shooting that took the life of Robert Carnival, who owned Cars on Utica, his car dealership sat idle. Yellow police lines hung ripped behind the black gate with a sign that read, “Due To Unfortunate Circumstances—Cars on Utica—Will Be Closed Until 1-2-09.” (VIDEO)


Sheepshead Bay Cabbie Dies

January 2, 2009


   A 24-year-old livery cab driver succumbed to injuries after being shot in the head by two men who had just robbed a cell phone store in Sheepshead Bay, according to police. This shooting marked the first of two murders this week involving area cab drivers.  Another cabbie was shot in the stomach early New Years Day.

   According to the Times, one arrest has been made in the first case.