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Police swarmed a wash and detailing shop on Remsen Avenue after the shooting, where they found the vehicle that one of the suspects was driving with a blown out window and bullet holes. Eagle photos by Todd Maisel

FBI agent was on the phone with his wife when he was shot in the back

June 21 | Noah Goldberg

The FBI agent shot in the back in Canarsie in December was on the phone with his wife at the time of the shooting — and she heard the gunshots, a motion filed by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York revealed Friday. FBI Special Agent Christopher Harper was conducting surveillance […]

Jonathan Harris was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for pimping out teenage girls and young women and assaulting one of them. Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn District Attorney

East New York man who pimped out teenagers sentenced to 4 to 12 years

June 19 | Noah Goldberg

An East New York man who pimped out teenage girls and repeatedly assaulted one said in court on Wednesday that he understood his actions were “detrimental” to his victims. Jonathan Harris was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Wednesday for promoting the prostitution of nine young women, ranging in age from 15 […]

The site, replete with trash. Photo courtesy of Hercules Reid

East Flatbush dump site cleaned after community complaints

June 18 | Victor Porcelli

An infamous East Flatbush dump site got some more-than-needed attention from the Department of Sanitation on Tuesday at the urging of local activists. Trucks from the city agency loaded garbage and towed cars away from the stretch of Farragut Road from Utica Avenue to Kings Highway that has been a hotbed for dumping all sorts […]

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