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Man shot to death in Flatbush Avenue bodega near Prospect Park

October 11 | Meaghan McGoldrick

A man was fatally shot after an argument broke out inside a Prospect Lefferts Gardens bodega Thursday night, just one block away from Prospect Park. According to police, 41-year-old Dwayne Smith was shot in the chest sometime at around 10 p.m. inside of KHF Supermarket at 709 Flatbush Ave. Smith, who lived nearby on Lennox […]

Brooklyn Supreme Court. Eagle file photo by Rob Abruzzese

LA man allegedly posed as Brooklyn doctor and stole $30k+ from patients

September 26 | Noah Goldberg

A Los Angeles man posed as a neuropsychologist in Brooklyn for years and treated children and adults throughout the borough, scamming the patients out of at least $30,000, according to Brooklyn prosecutors. Glenn Payne — who allegedly insisted that patients call him “Dr. Payne” — had three Brooklyn offices where he treated patients between 2012 […]

On fire! If votive candles were votes, Liz Warren would win

August 30 | Lore Croghan

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is trending in Brooklyn — as a votive candle. Sales of $14 candles that depict the Democratic Presidential primary candidate as a Catholic saint are surging at a Prospect Lefferts Gardens gift shop called Awesome Brooklyn. “She came from worst to first,” store owner Vanessa Raptopoulos told the Brooklyn Eagle. By rising […]

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