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Thanu Yakupitiyage, Bug & Fish

I got Bagheera and Fisher (Bug and Fish for short) in early November 2016 with my partner, literally two days before the fateful election of he-who-I-refuse-to-name. 950 more words


Book Review: Crown Heights

Crown Heights

By: Colin Warner and Carl King

Rating: 4 stars

Blurb: Childhood friends from Trinidad, Colin Warner and Carl King grew into men on opposite sides of prison bars after Colin was arrested for murder in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. 298 more words


NYPD: Officers Told Man To 'Drop It' Before Deadly Police-Involved Shooting

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD released new details Friday in the deadly-police involved shooting of a mentally ill man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Police initially said officers had to make a split-second decision when they pulled up to Montgomery Street and Utica Avenue, where 34-year-old Saheed Vassell was shot and killed Wednesday night. 729 more words


Metal object in fatal Crown Heights police shooting was welding torch

NEW YORK — Witnesses who called New York City police to report that a man was menacing people with a gun before police killed him were terrified but also uncertain whether the object the man had really was a gun, 911 transcripts released Friday show. 222 more words


Crown Heights Community Protests Deadly Police-Involved Shooting

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD released a series of surveillance videos Thursday in the deadly police-involved shooting of a man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. 1,056 more words


NYPD cops fatally shoot bipolar black man holding metal pipe police mistake for gun on Brooklyn street!

Police said they were responding to three 911 calls that came in around 4:40 p.m. about a black man wearing a brown jacket waving what people thought was a silver gun on the corner of Utica Ave. 1,073 more words

Family speaks out after police shoot, kill father in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Family members of a man shot and killed by police in Crown Heights said on Thursday they are outraged about the incident. 762 more words