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Buckets catch drips falling from the ceiling in a NYCHA apartment in New York in July 2018. AP Photo

Collapsed NYCHA ceiling still unrepaired after 2 weeks

December 9 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A couple’s living room ceiling at a NYCHA project in Brownsville fell down two weeks ago, and no one has come to fix it yet. Kisha Hobgood said the city offered to send a repair crew on Christmas Eve, according to PIX11. However, she says this is unacceptable because their two children are smelling the […]

Still image of the possible rape suspect. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Brownsville woman raped in Betsy Head Park

December 3 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are looking for a man who allegedly raped a woman in Betsy Head Park on Dec. 1. During the early morning hours, a 20-year-old woman was approached by a stranger who tried to engage her in conversation near Herzl Street and Dumont Avenue in Brownsville. The man grabbed the young woman by the arm […]

Joseph Danclair. Photo courtesy of the Kings County District Attorney’s Office

Brownsville man gets 25-to-life for killing Staten Island mother of four

November 15 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn judge sentenced a Brownsville man 25 years to life in prison for strangling a Staten Island woman to death inside a East Williamsburg hotel. Joseph Danclair was convicted after a jury trial in October for choking and killing Chrissy Bevelaqua in July 2015 and leaving her for dead inside the Bushwick Hotel in […]