NYPD To Consider Reopening Greenpoint Acquaintance-Rape Cases Amid Uproar – Williamsbridge – DNAinfo New York

NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said he was in ongoing talks with the National Organization for Women, though the organization said they hadn’t yet gotten word from his office. View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ben Fractenberg WILLIAMSBRIDGE — NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said he’s considering reopening unsolved cases of acquaintance rape in Greenpoint following widespread outrage over a precinct […]

Sex Attacks Up 62 Percent in Greenpoint as Most Cases Remain Unsolved – Greenpoint – DNAinfo New York

Reports of sexual attacks in Greenpoint were up 62 percent last year, police said. View Full Caption Flickr/jacobsoboroff GREENPOINT — There has been a 62 percent jump in sex attacks reported in Greenpoint over the last year, with the majority not resulting in arrests, police statistics show. In 2016, the NYPD was told about 13 rapes […]

LIRR Train Derails in Brooklyn; 103 People Hurt | NBC New York

Shattered glass, smoke and passengers in shock. Footage from directly after the train derailment this morning. (Published 56 minutes ago) endclickprintinclude startclickprintinclude What to Know A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at track 6 at Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal at the height of Wednesday’s morning rush 103 people were hurt, though fire officials said their […]

Bracing for the Worst on the L Train – NYTimes.com

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is asking riders of the L subway how they would like their nightmare: nasty, brutish and shortish, or somewhat less painful but twice as long. Those were the choices offered Thursday night at a community meeting in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Another meeting is scheduled in Manhattan this Thursday. The M.T.A. says the […]