Brooklyn Newswire

Brooklyn Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Brooklyn, NY.

Results 1 - 20 of 661 for "u:nypost.com" in Brooklyn, NY

  1. Driver in fiery crash hailed down cab while female passenger burned inside: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | New York Post

    The driver in a fiery crash on the Gowanus Expressway early Friday morning hailed a cab and left the scene - leaving his female passenger burning to death inside the flame-engulfed car, according to police. Saeed Ahmad, 23, of Brooklyn took the taxi to Maimonides Hospital in Borough Park, leaving his flaming 2007 Infiniti G35 sedan with the victim inside, cops said.

    Comment?

  2. Brooklyn recruit takes long route to chase down Division I dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 13 | New York Post

    This is how the system is supposed to work. This is how a kid goes from an unranked and unknown commodity, holding only a single Division II offer, to the Big Ten in a few months.

    Comment?

  3. Jennifer Connelly's record-setting Park Slope house is backRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Post

    Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Connelly 's former Brooklyn mansion is back on the market, with an asking price of $14.5 million. The stately turn-of-the-century limestone residence at 17 Prospect Park West in Park Slope last traded for $12.4 million in 2015, which set a neighborhood record at the time .

    Comment?

  4. Elderly widow refuses to believe husband died in home invasionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 12 | New York Post

    The 100-year-old woman whose husband died in front of her during a horrifying Brooklyn home invasion robbery Wednesday refuses to believe her other half is dead, a relative said Thursday. "She has not accepted the fact that my father has passed even though many people have already told her this," Delroy Thompson, 68, of Florida told The Post by phone Thursday about his heartbroken stepmother, Ethlin Thompson.

    Comment?

  5. This tea guy finally decided to see what all that coffee hype is aboutRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | New York Post

    This is probably going to shock you. And please don't think less of me because of what I'm about to tell you: Up until Tuesday, I'd never had even a sip of coffee in my lifetime.

    Comment?

  6. Lawsuit targeting restaurants for dropping tips is a warning signRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | New York Post

    Shake Shack king Danny Meyer and other top restaurateurs just got socked with maybe the dumbest lawsuit in the annals of eating - but they should chew hard on the warning it sends. Meyer's popular places such as Union Square Cafe, Gramercy Tavern and Marta recently dropped tipping in favor of a "service included" format.

    Comment?

  7. Baby snatched from stroller as mom used the bathroomRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | New York Post

    A 1-year-old girl was snatched from her stroller while her mom used the restroom at a Jewish center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Wednesday morning, cops said. A 26-year-old woman, who frequents the center, spotted the unattended carriage and whisked the baby away, taking her out of the center at 770 Eastern Parkway.

    Comment?

  8. Meet the write-in candidate who wants to challenge Cy VanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | New York Post

    A former candidate for Brooklyn a district a attorney a wants to take on Manhattan DA Cya rusa Vance a Jr. - a as a write-in candidate a - a in next month's election, a for failing to press a sex crimes a charges against a disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinsteina in 2015a . "Cy Vance, Eric Gonzalez, Harvey Weinstein, Donald Trump, seems it's about power and money and the drive to hold on to both," former Brooklyn prosecutor Marc Fliedner told The Post.

    Comment?

  9. Man charged in Brooklyn rape spreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 11 | New York Post

    Keith Wiggins, 26, was hit with a number of charges that include rape, criminal sex act and menacing after his victims identified him during line-ups. Wiggins first struck when he pulled a gun on a 29-year-old bus matron heading to work in East New York and raped her behind a parked truck on Fountain Ave. around 6:50 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

    Comment?

  10. Cops arrest suspect in two gunpoint rapes in BrooklynRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 10 | New York Post

    Police have nabbed a man suspected of raping two women at gunpoint and trying to sexually assault a 15-year-old girl - all within two hours Tuesday morning, police said. The first attack happened on Fountain Avenue near Stanley Avenue around 6:50 a.m., cops said.

    Comment?

  11. Steve CuozzoESPN to debut glimmering NYC studios next springRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 9 | New York Post

    Cable sports giant ESPN will open its first New York City studio next spring at the new South Street Seaport's Pier 17 - the latest advance for Howard Hughes Corporation's $1.7 billion East River waterfront redevelopment. The just-signed, multiyear lease is for 19,000 square feet on the new pier's third floor, two levels below the roof.

    Comment?

  12. Lawmaker takes first step to remove Columbus Day in NYCRead the original story

    Monday Oct 9 | New York Post

    A radical Brooklyn lawmaker on Monday introduced a new state bill to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous People's Day, as he slammed the famed explorer as a "murderer." "This land that all of us inhabit is stolen land - stolen from the indigenous people who were slaughtered and forced onto reservations," Assemblyman Charles Barron told The Post , adding "they should be recognized in replace of Columbus Day."

    Comment?

  13. Coffee 'specialists' to launch new caf in BrooklynRead the original story

    Monday Oct 9 | New York Post

    Now that the Gowanus Canal is on the road to getting cleaned up, the ghastly smell coming off the waterway may be replaced . - <. - <.

    Comment?

  14. Motorcyclist slams into pedestrian in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 8 | New York Post

    A 48-year-old man is clinging to life after a motorcyclist slammed into him on a Brooklyn street early Sunday, cops said. The victim was crossing at the intersection of Fulton Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in East New York around 6:30 a.m. when the 28-year-old biker struck him, according to police.

    Comment?

  15. More than a dozen New York schools are unsafe: surveyRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 8 | New York Post

    At least 13 city schools are rated as dangerous and disorderly as the Bronx school where an 18-year-old student stabbed a classmate to death , according to Department of Education surveys of students and staff. The schools - nine in The Bronx, three in Queens and one in Brooklyn - scored as badly or worse on one or more safety and discipline questions than the A Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Preservation.

    Comment?

  16. Michael Grimm says his prison stint got Loretta Lynch her jobRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 7 | New York Post

    Michael Grimm, Staten Island's ex-con ex-congressman, says that his stint in jail got Loretta Lynch her job as U. S. Attorney General. The admitted tax cheat accused Lynch - the Brooklyn federal prosecutor who launched the case that forced him to lose his seat in Congress - of railroading him for political gain in a Saturday radio interview.

    Comment?

  17. Man killed, pregnant woman hurt in Brooklyn shootingRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 7 | New York Post

    A 34-year-old man was killed - and a 26-year-old pregnant woman was grazed in the stomach - during a shooting in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said. The two were shot on Albany Avenue near Decatur Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 1:45 a.m., cops said.

    Comment?

  18. Mike VaccaroConnie Hawkins: A legend where the tall tales were usually trueRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 7 | New York Post

    It is a story Lou Carnesecca has probably told a thousand times by now, because Looie is, always was, one of the great curators and protectors of New York City basketball. The funny thing was, the longer the distance got between moment and memory, the better the story got.

    Comment?

  19. Roz Chast is obsessed with this bargain shoe spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 6 | New York Post

    The New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast , famous for her neurotic characters, grew up in Flatbush. "I think real estate agents call it Kensington now," she says.

    Comment?

  20. Decaying body found in Brooklyn backyardRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 7 | New York Post

    The rotting corpse of a 41-year-old man was discovered wrapped in a garbage bag and buried in a Brooklyn backyard, authorities said.

    Comment?

Brooklyn Job Listings
View or post Brooklyn job listings on Topix.
Brooklyn Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Brooklyn from Topix.
Brooklyn Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Brooklyn on Topix.