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Police investigate the scene, blocking off the view of the body under the truck. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

Man struck and killed by tractor trailer in Kensington

December 12 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A man in his 50s was struck and killed Wednesday morning by a tractor trailer that was hauling bricks, police said. The truck was turning from Cortelyou Road onto McDonald Avenue in Kensington, under the elevated train lines, according to police. The victim, not immediately identified was trying to cross the street from a triangular […]

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Kensington doctor, lawyer busted in almost $1 million insurance fraud scheme

November 19 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The owner and operator of a fake Ocean Parkway medical clinic was indicted for running a million-dollar motor vehicle no-fault insurance scheme with an attorney and three others, prosecutors announced on Thursday. Between July 2016 and July 2017, David Safir, who is not a licensed physician, allegedly owned and controlled Jamaica Wellness Medical P.C. in […]

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Go inside Brooklyn’s secret mansion, complete with ‘indentured servants’

September 21 | By Raanan Geberer Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A party planner is accused of throwing lavish affairs in a “Secret Mansion” that he didn’t own at 846 McDonald Ave. in Kensington with the aid of unpaid “indentured servants” who lived in the basement. The situation came to light when one of the “servants” refused to clean the dishes, whereupon the “master tenant,” Robin […]