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Brooklyn man charged with double homicide picks up third murder charge

September 15 | Rob Abruzzese

A 47-year-old man from East New York picked up a third murder charge, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Monday, after the man was previously charged with two other homicides in July. Charles Hernandez was arrested in July for allegedly killing two people on June 27 — Choiko Thompson, a 23-year-old, and Stephanie Perkins, a […]

I remember living in the Floyd Bennett Field flight path during the Cold War

August 13 | William A. Gralnick

It was the biggest thing I ever saw. Today, kids would call it ginormous. To me it was a behemoth. I’m sure I would have thought, as its shadow reached me, that it was an escapee from Jurassic Park, had the movie been made yet. It was the Convair B-36 “Peacemaker” bomber (sort of a […]

New MTA unit formed to help dozens of families left behind by COVID-19 deaths

August 4 | Jose Martinez, THE CITY

This story was originally published on June 25 by THE CITY. Sign up here to get the latest stories from THE CITY delivered to you each morning. When Joseph Fletcher died in April from COVID-19, he left behind a wife, three children and countless questions for them about where to turn next. Fletcher, a 60-year-old […]

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