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Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announces the indictment of three men accused of running a Brooklyn gun-trafficking ring. Eagle photo by Noah Goldberg.

Gun-trafficking ring busted, dozens of firearms recovered: Brooklyn DA

April 10 | Noah Goldberg

The NYPD recovered dozens of firearms in an undercover sting that toppled a Brooklyn gun-trafficking ring, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Wednesday. Three men were indicted for allegedly trafficking guns up the “iron pipeline,” from South Carolina to Brooklyn, Gonzalez said. “The guns that were recovered as part of this investigation are exactly the […]

Take your pick: lemon curd, strawberry and sweet cheese, or apple. Photo courtesy of Brooklyn Kolache

Tex-Czech lives in Bed-Stuy

April 5 | Scott Enman

Homesick Texans and Brooklynites break bread — or rather, kolaches — every morning at this bustling Bedford-Stuyvesant bakery. Brooklyn Kolache Co., a mom-and-pop coffeehouse and the first kolache eatery in New York City, serves more than 25 varieties of the Texan-influenced Czech pastry, a delicacy hard to come by outside the Lone Star State. While […]

NYPD Commissioner James P. O’Neill addresses reporters at a press conference at police headquarters Monday. Eagle photo by Noah Goldberg

Murder still on the rise in Bed-Stuy, despite increased police presence

April 1 | Noah Goldberg

Murder rates continue to rise in one Brooklyn precinct this year, despite increased police presence in the neighborhood. Two more people were shot and killed in Bedford-Stuyvesant’s 79th Precinct in March, with murders now up 200 percent this year. At the beginning of March, the NYPD deployed eight additional cops to four precincts each — […]