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Burglars wanted for robbing Gravesend electronic store

January 10 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Police are searching for two men who allegedly broke into a Gravesend electronic store on Christmas Eve and drove away with over $300,000 worth of Apple products. The two masked men allegedly broke into the basement of B&H Cellular located at 253 Avenue W 15 minutes before midnight on Dec. 24 and removed $325,250 of […]

Raheem Dunaway was sentenced to 25 years to life yesterday for the murder of 30-year-old Richard Spencer. Photo courtesy of the Brooklyn DA's Office.

Brooklyn man gets 25 years for killing someone at an anti-gun violence rally

January 9 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn man who shot someone to death following an anti-gun violence rally in Gravesend was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Wednesday. Raheem Dunaway, a 36-year-old Gravesend resident, was sentenced by Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Jill Konviser to 25 years to life after he was convicted of second-degree murder and second-degree […]

Councilmember Mark Treyger and Borough President Eric Adams at the intersection where 57-year-old Francine LaBarbara was struck down by a hit-and-run driver. Photo courtesy of Borough President Eric Adams

Driver arrested in fatal Gravesend Bay hit-and-run

December 12 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

More than 12 hours after a woman was hit by a car and left to die at a Gravesend intersection, police arrested the driver. Shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, police were called to the corner of West 2nd Street and Avenue Y where Francine Labarbara was found lying on the concrete unconscious. Labarbara, 57, […]