NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police say a 32-year-old man was shot and killed while sitting inside a vehicle in Brooklyn. Police said the victim was sitting in the passenger seat when he was shot. He was later pronounced dead at Woodhull Hospital. The gunman also attacked the 38-year-old driver, hitting him with the weapon and stealing his chain, police say.
To be sure, Adams, the Brooklyn borough president and former NYPD officer who has made public safety his central message, remains the top candidate in most polls. But jostling for the second position recently has included close battles between Garcia, Wiley and Yang. Whoever wins most voters' picks as their top choice is not guaranteed a victory as the election will feature ranked-choice voting for the first time this year, allowing voters to select their top five candidates.
Banks main evented this year’s WrestleMania with Bianca Belair and was also the first woman to headline a WWE pay-per-view event in 2016 alongside Charlotte Flair at Hell in a Cell. Yet, despite competing in a number of renowned matches over the years, there is one in particular which stands out for The Boss.
Bettors have been taking the Nets to win the NBA title for months. As they went up 2-0 on the Milwaukee Bucks, beating the Bucks by 39 in Game 2, Brooklyn came close to having as much money bet on them to win the NBA Finals as every other team combined.
Lawless America: Four mass shootings in 24 hours, Brooklyn delivery man is stabbed in the back in broad daylight and murders soar 60% in Atlanta as cities struggle with rising violent crime wave
An Asian food delivery man was stabbed in the back on Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, New York by another cyclist Police are investigating it as a hate crime given the victim's race and how attacks on Asians have surged this year It is just the latest in a series of vicious attacks across the country as cities struggle to deal with the rising violent crime wave
Crowds in Brooklyn rallied to protest a 'state of emergency' for trans youth. (Twitter/KalaMendoza) A year after 15,000 people rallied in New York to say Black Trans Lives Matter, thousands gathered again for a liberation march that centred trans youth. The Brooklyn Liberation march, which organisers estimate 2,000 people attended, saw six young trans people speak to crowds in front of the Brooklyn Museum in defence of Black trans and gender non-conforming young people.
9 / 28 A pride balloon floats away from The Standard bar at NKY Pride celebration in Covington, Kentucky, June 5, 2021. REUTERS/Natosha Via Jun 14, 2021 11:15 AM EDT Celebrating Pride worldwideX
'Trans youth absolutely deserve to play sports': Trans activists stage Brooklyn rally to protest legislation banning biological boys competing against girls in schools
A transgender rally took place for second year in a row in Brooklyn on Sunday March saw thousands attend as a wave of anti-trans legislation that targets transgender students in school sports appears to be occurring across the U.S. Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, Tennessee and West Virginia all passed similar laws
One of two men quarreling on a bus in Brooklyn Sunday tossed a gun from the vehicle outside of the mayoral campaign office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams in Crown Heights, officials said. Police said the argument erupted around 1:45 p.m., when one of the feuding men pulled out a firearm, only to drop it on the floor of the bus and bolt, police said.
Radical leftwing NYC mayoral candidate Maya Wiley who warned about a 'New York City built by and for billionaires' received $500,000 from hedge-fund billionaire George Soros
Who are the 15 main players in NYC's mayoral race? Two billionaires, a former Obama official, a civil rights attorney and a rapper battle to lead the Big Apple Andrew Yang, 46, Democrat Lawyer, Venture for America founder, and 2020 presidential candidate.
Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie eager to return from knee injury, play in Finals if Brooklyn gets there, per report
From the Daily News: If the Nets reach the NBA Finals, Spencer Dinwiddie is determined to play a role. After more than six months on the sidelines due to an ACL injury, Dinwiddie is eyeing a return to play if the Nets make it to the Finals, the Daily News has learned.
As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, the gigantic party celebrated heritage and a bit of a return to normalcy. Hundreds of people lined up along Knickerbocker Avenue to celebrate Puerto Rican pride. A vibrant crowd donned red, white and blue, with many waving the Puerto Rican flag.
Leading mayoral candidate Eric Adams, the Brooklyn borough president, came under attack on Sunday over comments earlier this year suggesting one teacher could handle hundreds of students at a time during virtual summer school. Rival candidate Maya Wiley, a former top legal aide to Mayor de Blasio, took aim at Adams and at online learning.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rolled to a 107-96 Game 4 victory on Sunday to tie their second-round playoff series with the Brooklyn Nets, who lost Kyrie Irving to a sprained right ankle. The Bucks erased a 2-0 deficit by winning two straight in Milwaukee.
A beloved therapy dog stolen during a violent carjacking in Brooklyn last weekend has been found. Luna was found on Utica Ave and Linden Blvd. in Brooklyn, according to the owner's granddaughter, Isabella. Authorities say the suspect pulled the victim out of her Honda Civic last Sunday just after 1 p.m. near Mill Avenue and Mayfair Drive.
The new video shows the carjacking near Mill Avenue and Mayfair Drive in Mill Basin around 1:15 p.m. last Sunday. Police said a 73-year-old woman was sitting in her parked red Honda Civic when a man wielding a walking stick opened the driver’s side door, pulled her out and drove away.
Eyewitness said woman was ‘tired of being by herself’ A disturbing scene unfolded in Brooklyn, New York, over the weekend when a naked mother tossed her newborn daughter and toddler son out of their second-floor apartment window. The incident occurred at 11.20am on Saturday in the Brownsville neighbourhood.
With the announcement of Roxanne Pallett’s baby news, here’s a look at her new husband Jason Carrion Roxanne Pallett secretly married her boyfriend in New York last year and the couple recently announced they are expecting a baby but who is the mysterious groom Jason Carrion?
A Lyft driver was killed by an alleged drunken driver in a crash Sunday morning in Queens, police say. Family identified the Lyft driver as 47-year-old Mohammed Hossain, a father of three who lives in Brooklyn. The incident happened at around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Fresh Pond Road and Elliott Avenue in Maspeth.