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Baby born after parents killed in NYC crash dies

A baby delivered after his parents were killed in a Brooklyn hit-and-run accident died early Monday, a community spokesman said.Click to Continue »


Pregnant Brooklyn Woman Fatally Stabbed a Day Before Her Wedding

A woman who was eight months pregnant and due to be married over the weekend was found stabbed to death inside her Brooklyn home on Saturday morning, the police said.


Biker killed on way to another's memorial

A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a fire truck in Brooklyn, New York, while he was on his way to a memorial for another biker killed in a crash one year ago.


Woman burns to death after being set on fire in elevator of her NYC apartment building

Elevator Fire Death

A woman burned to death in the elevator of her Brooklyn apartment building Saturday after a man ambushed her, sprayed her with liquid and set her afire with a Molotov cocktail, police said. The unidentified man was waiting for the woman, who was in her 60s, when the elevator doors opened to her floor of the Prospect Heights building. The man sprayed her with an accelerant and set her on fire, New York City police spokesman Paul Browne said.


Brooklyn mother dies shielding schoolchildren from gunfire

Brooklyn mother dies shielding schoolchildren from gunfire

A Brooklyn neighborhood was in mourning Saturday for a mother who died trying to shield a group of children from gunfire just after they were dismissed from an elementary school, according to news reports.


Detectives Investigate Death of Girl, 3, Found in Snow

The child, identified as Kyrah Martin, was discovered face down in the snow early Wednesday morning in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn.


City Confirms 2 More Deaths From Swine Flu

City Confirms 2 More Deaths From Swine Flu

Two more New York City residents, a 41-year-old from Queens and a 34-year-old from Brooklyn, have died .


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