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Brooklyn pastor charged with sexually abusing relative on church grounds

January 14 | Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A prominent Brooklyn pastor at the helm of a Bedford-Stuyvesant church has been charged with sexually abusing a female relative over the course of the last six years, Fox News reported. According to reports, Matthew Gibson, who leads the Progressive Baptist Church of Brownsville at 295 Howard Ave., has been accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting young […]

Exclusive: Bed-Stuy meat market under fire after racist slur

January 11 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Bedford-Stuyvesant couple are calling for the shutdown of their local butcher shop after an employee called one of them a “mono” — Spanish for monkey — to his face. “You cannot go around and disrespect the community like this. Without the community, his business would not exist,” said Venessa Kane, whose husband Demba Kane […]

Photograph of the alleged groper Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Police seek Bed-Stuy groper

January 7 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman’s buttocks after she gave him money. On Dec. 23, a 26-year-old woman was walking on Kingston Avenue near Herkimer Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant when a man approached her and asked for change. After the she gave him change, the man followed her down […]