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Councilmember Mark Treyger and Borough President Eric Adams at the intersection where 57-year-old Francine LaBarbara was struck down by a hit-and-run driver. Photo courtesy of Borough President Eric Adams

Driver arrested in fatal Gravesend Bay hit-and-run

December 12 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

More than 12 hours after a woman was hit by a car and left to die at a Gravesend intersection, police arrested the driver. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the corner of West 2nd Street and Avenue Y where Francine Labarbara was found lying on the concrete unconscious. Labarbara, 57, […]

Firefighters report to scene of the fire. Photo by Loudlabs

Gravesend fire leaves two civilians, one firefighter injured

November 27 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A fire engulfed a Gravesend home on Sunday, leaving three injured. The blaze started on the first floor of the two-story building at 2262 85th Street between Bay Parkway and 23rd Avenue at around 6:21 a.m. According to the FDNY, 12 units and 60 firefighters responded and were at the scene at around 6:26 a.m. […]

The scene outside the Tijuana Sports Bar after the stabbing. Photo by Mark Mellone

Fight at ‘problematic’ Gravesend sports bar ends in stabbing

November 19 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A man was stabbed multiple times in the early morning hours of Sat., Nov. 17 after an altercation at a Gravesend bar that, cops say, has been a hotspot for the 62nd Precinct. According to authorities, late Friday evening into Saturday, two men stepped outside the Tijuana Sports Bar at 475 Kings Highway to fight […]