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Prosecutors indict hateful hammer attack suspect with ‘very strong’ evidence

February 1 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brighton Beach man faces the rest of his life in prison for bludgeoning three men to death, a crime instigated by his racial bias against Asian men, according to newly released court documents. Arthur Martunovich was arraigned through a closed circuit video feed from Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric ward on Friday on a 21-count indictment […]

Many fear NYCHA developments are still at risk for major storms

January 30 | By Raanan Geberer

More than six years ago, Superstorm Sandy decimated several NYCHA housing projects in Brooklyn, including the Red Hook Houses and several developments in Coney Island. Some buildings didn’t have running water, heat or electricity for weeks. Now, according to The Nation, some people are asking if NYCHA is more prepared for such emergencies than it […]

Community calls for unity after Sheepshead Bay hammer attack

January 25 | By Todd Maisel Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Elected officials and community members gathered on Friday outside the Sheepshead Bay restaurant where three people were fatally attacked last week, calling on the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office to declare the attack a hate crime. Councilmember Margaret Chin said the assailant, identified by police as Arthur Martunovich, 34, targeted the Seaport Buffet on Emmons Avenue […]