Sheepshead Bay Cabbie Dies

January 2, 2009

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   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.


Brooklyn Vs. Domestic Violence

December 5, 2008

domestic_violence6_1  Charles Hynes, the Brooklyn district attorney, sponsored a domestic violence symposium last week.The number of domestic violence cases in recent years has risen, said the DA. In south Brooklyn, Canarsie and Flatlands had the most domestic violence arrests, with 695 in 2007. Bensonhurst had the least, at 383 arrests. Hynes has been a strong supporter of victims of domestic violence, because his mother was abused.


Flatbush Bus Depot Reacts To Loss

December 5, 2008

dscn0194   Bus drivers at the Flatbush Depot, the home base of Edwin Thomas who was killed doing his job in Bed-Stuy, react to the loss of their co worker. They also voice concern about their safety. Horace D. Moore, 20, of Crown Heights, was arrested for the killing.


Charles Hynes Picks Fight With Wife Beaters

November 25, 2008

da-photo_new   After a tough childhood, there’s nothing Charles Hynes, Brooklyn’s top prosecutor, enjoys more than protecting women from spousal abuse. Amy Larson reports HERE.