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Drunken Williamsburg Bridge crash cut woman’s body in half, prosecutors say
The body of a Lafayette College junior killed in a horrific alcohol-fueled crash on the Williamsburg Bridge was severed in half by the impact, prosecutors said…..
Young Woman Killed In Williamsburg Bridge Crash ‘Radiated Niceness’
The 26-year-old off-duty traffic agent who crashed on the Williamsburg Bridge early Thursday morning, killing back-seat passenger Amanda Miner on her 21st birthday…..
New York City Takes Steps to Better Fight Suits Against Police
When New York City paid $5,000 last year to settle a lawsuit by a man who was shot in the leg by police officers after he had threatened them with a machete….
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Man who killed teen intruder was defending his weed: prosecutors
The Brooklyn man who fatally shot a 16-year-old intruder wasn’t defending his home — he was defending his “large” quantity of marijuana…
NEW YORK POST
Mentally ill man who stabbed cop in brain is acquitted of attempted murder, but convicted of assault
The emotionally disturbed man who stabbed a cop in the brain was acquitted on attempted murder charges Wednesday…
Madman found not guilty of attempted murder in brutal cop stabbing
A police union chief was outraged and a cop’s wife left in tears as a Manhattan jury on Wednesday cleared a Harlem madman of attempted murder for stabbing the cop…
The Brooklyn ‘Court Street Lawyer’ gains partial acceptance, but still snubbed
A Brooklyn “Court Street lawyer” is not merely an attorney with an office on the long Brooklyn Heights block, which is known as prime office real estate for the borough’s legal community…
BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE
City to pay $50,000 for cop punch that broke a Brooklyn graffiti artist’s nose
A punch from a 300-pound cop that broke a Brooklyn graffiti artist’s nose will cost taxpayers $50,000, a federal jury decided Tuesday…
Staten Island day-care owner who bribed NYC worker to get subsidies is jailed, ordered to pay back $10K
Midland Beach woman who bribed a city worker in order to get government subsidies for her day care center received her payback yesterday: $10,000 restitution and six months in federal jail…