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How One 13-Year-Old's Words Helped Raise Over $1 Million For His School

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 02.10.2015 | Good News

Last week, Mott Hall Bridges Academy principal Nydia Lopez took the stage in front of her 195 students and made an announcement: a school fundraiser t...

Cabbie Killed After Being Stabbed in the Eye

| Posted 06.14.2013 | New York

By Mathew Katz BROWNSVILLE — A cab driver was stabbed in the eye with an umbrella and killed while driving in Brownsville, cops and a report said...

Cops Shoot 16-Year-Old In Brownsville

| Posted 02.12.2013 | New York

By Aidan Gardiner, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer BROWNSVILLE — A gun-toting 16-year-old was shot by police on a Brownsville rooftop Monday night, an ...

13-Year-Old Shot And Killed

| Posted 08.27.2012 | New York

By Tuan Nguyen, Dan Rivoli BROOKLYN — A 13-year-old boy became the latest child victim of gun violence when he was shot and killed just a block f...

WATCH: ANOTHER Playground Shooting Injures Four

Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

Four teens were shot in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn on Tuesday evening, continuing a tragic streak of shootings in New York City this sum...

Two-Year-Old One Of Six Shot In Brooklyn Drive-By

Posted 07.30.2012 | New York

In a summer full of shootings, victims of gun violence in New York seem to keep getting younger. A drive-by shooting in Brownsville, Brooklyn Sund...

HORROR: Boy Crushed To Death By Electronic Gate

Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

A game turned into a nightmare Sunday afternoon as a 12-year-old boy was killed by a rising parking lot gate in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brookl...

PHOTOS: Living In NYC's Most Dangerous Zip Code

Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

"I read a New York Times article about the zip codes with the worst crime statistics," writes Chris Arnade on his Flickr page. "I spent a few months l...

Marijuana Found In Sour Candy Wrappers During Drug Bust

Posted 02.16.2012 | Crime

New York City police discovered 200 bags of crack cocaine and marijuana packaged in candy wrappers on Tuesday during a raid that ended in 14 arrests. ...

Woman's Body Found In Laundry Bag

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

The body of a woman was found stuffed inside a laundry bag in a vacant lot in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon. Authorities tell The Dail...

Cops Pose As Prostitutes In Citywide Sting

Posted 01.17.2012 | New York

The NYPD arrested nearly 200 people in a 4-day prostitution sting across the city, The Daily News reports. Conducted in 27 precincts and completed...

Rivaling Brownsville Gangs To Schedule Peace Talk To Stop Violence

Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

Following years of increasing violence and last month's horrific murder of Zurana Horton, the mother of 12 children who bravely shielded students from...