Latest in Flatbush

Eagle file photo by Lore Croghan

Former altar girl accuses church custodian of abuse

December 10 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The church’s name is Holy Innocents, but some of the things that happened there might not have been so innocent. A former altar girl at Holy Innocents Church in Flatbush told police on Saturday that a custodian there groped her between 2013 and 2015, when she was between 12 and 15 years old, according to […]

Firefighters battle two-alarm fire in a medical clinic on Flatbush Avenue. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Two-alarm fire destroys Flatbush Ave. medical clinic

November 26 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A young clinic worker barely made it out of a smoke filled medical clinic on Flatbush Avenue near Avenue I in Flatbush on Monday afternoon. The fire went to a two-alarm blaze at about 2:15 p.m., bringing in nearly 100 firefighters to battle the quickly spreading fire, officials said. No injuries were reported at this […]

Despite a pregnancy-related illness last week, Amy Schumer is expected to appear for her Brooklyn show at Kings Theater on Wednesday. Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP

Amy Schumer performance at Kings Theatre will go on Wednesday despite comedian’s bout with illness

November 20 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Despite cancellations last week of shows in Texas because she was feeling ill, comedian Amy Schumer is expected to appear on Wednesday night at the Kings Theatre on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn as expected. The actress and comedian took to Instagram last Thursday to reveal she is in the hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe morning sickness and […]