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Thousands attend funeral for Marine Park firefighter killed in bridge fall

January 11 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Nearly 10,000 firefighters and other rescue workers attended the funeral for FDNY Firefighter Steven Pollard, who lost his life when he fell from a Brooklyn bridge, at Good Shepherd Church in Marine Park on Jan. 11. The line of firefighters and rescuers stretched from Gerritsen Avenue to East 27th Street in Sheepshead Bay. “Steven was everything we […]

Muralist depicts fallen firefighter Steven Pollard

January 10 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

He’s a muralist who depicts New York City heroes. This time he brings to life Firefighter Steven Pollard, killed Sunday in a fall from the Mill Basin Bridge while helping crash victims. Kenny Altidor of Canarsie worked through the night on this latest mural, a 4-by-6 foot depiction of Firefighter Pollard of Ladder 170 on […]

Saeed Ahmad pled guilty on Wednesday to causing the death of Harleen Grewal on Oct. 13, 2017, when he left her in a burning car on the BQE. Pool photo by Curtis Means.

Marine Park man sentenced to 12 years for leaving passenger to die in fiery wreck

January 9 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A heartbroken Queens mother and a Brooklyn judge heeded caution to future offenders who leave any crime scene without reporting, warning that they too could be punished. Saeed Ahmad, who was caught on an infamous cellphone video hailing a cab as his friend died in an inferno, was sentenced to up to 12 years in […]