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Brooklyn man gets 20 years for raping a woman he helped walk home

December 23 | Rob Abruzzese

BROWNSVILLE — A 44-year-old from East New York who raped a woman after he helped her and a friend get home from a party was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Judge Donald Leo in the Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal Term on Wednesday. Following a jury trial this past May, Jason Lopez was […]

Brooklyn DA indicts 32 alleged rival gangsters

November 16 | Rob Abruzzese

BROWNSVILLE — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez made a major announcement on Tuesday when he revealed that his office has charged 32 alleged members of dueling Brownsville gangs with a total of 106 charges that included conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder and weapons possession. Gonzalez appeared next to NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell when he […]

An NYPD cruiser patrols the Howard Houses in Brownsville, where State Sen. Jesse Hamilton and others witnessed the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old man in broad daylight Wednesday afternoon. Eagle photo by James Harney

CWA and Microsoft to help Brooklyn NYCHA residents get connected

October 28 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

BROWNSVILLE — On Sunday, volunteers from the Communications Workers of  America (CWA) and Microsoft will host a “Get Connected” community event at Howard Houses  in Brooklyn, where they will help eligible residents enroll in the Federal Communication  Commission’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The Halloween-themed event is being  organized for NYC Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents and […]

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