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Surveillance video of the truck driving away after the crash. Image via NYPD

Woman struck and killed by 18-wheeler in hit-and-run, driver not charged

April 4 | Noah Goldberg

A woman crossing the street in Flatbush was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler in a hit-and-run early Wednesday morning, police said. Linda Douglass, 67, was crossing Flatbush Avenue at Nostrand Avenue around 4:45 a.m. when the blue flatbed tractor trailer slammed into her. She died at the scene. The truck driver, who was later […]

Mayor sets special election date to fill Williams’ seat

March 25 | Paula Katinas

Activists, lawyers, architects and influencers are throwing their hats in the ring for the City Council seat recently vacated by Jumaane Williams, who officially took office as New York City public advocate last week. Nine hopefuls, including Williams’ former deputy chief of staff, have announced plans to run for the open seat. Williams represented the […]