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9.5 years for a Brownsville shooting that hit a police car and injured officer

February 12 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison following a daylight shooting incident in Brownsville that resulted in a marked police car being struck by gunfire and a detective injured by shattered glass.  The incident unfolded on June 23, 2022, near Legion Street and Pitkin Avenue, when an NYPD vehicle on patrol […]

New mural unveiled at Brownsville’s Marcus Garvey Apartments

October 4 | Brooklyn Eagle Staff

BROWNSVILLE — The Brownsville Community Justice Center, Groundswell NYC and L+M Development Partners recently unveiled a mural on the corner of Rockaway Boulevard and Dumont Avenues at the Marcus Garvey Apartments — at 353 Chester St. — in Brownsville, designed and created in collaboration with local youth.  The mural, titled “We Are, I Am,” depicts […]

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 […]