Cops shot a man Saturday night in Bushwick after they say he struck a police car and an officer with a wooden cane.
Two officers were patrolingnear the Myrtle Avenue J station around 10:30 p.m. when they saw Dairon Bledsoe allegedly hit their patrol car with a wooden cane.
When the cops told the 27-year-old to stop, he fled but one of the officers chased him, police said.
The officer... » more
A "careless discard of smoking materials" on a front porch is believed to have caused a massive fire in Flatbush early yesterday morning that reportedly left more than a dozen people homeless, according to the FDNY.
Thirty-three trucks and 138 firefighters battled the three-alarm blaze at the three-story home, which broke out at 1063 East 35th St. near Flatbush Avenue shortly before 4 a.m.,... » more
Some of the top political moments that have shaken NYC since amNewYork began on Oct. 10, 2003:
RNC convention -- 2004
President George W. Bush was persona non grata in 2004 when he came to the Big Apple to accept the GOP nomination at the Republican National Convention in Madison Square Garden. Protests erupted and hundreds of demonstrators were arrested in a sweep that a federal judge... » more