Officer Cleeford Louissant of the 9th precinct in Manhattan has been arrested for what appears to have been a brawl with his wife in their Brooklyn home which left both him and her injured.
Orange is the New Black star Dacha Polanco spent some time giving back at Progress High School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday (January 16th). Polanco who is a Brooklyn native, spent time with 75 of the school’s seniors sharing her lecture on the importance of education and following their dreams.
Part of the message Dacha shared was “Do not use excuses as a way not to accomplish the goals you have set and the dreams you may have,” she added, “Please know that there are choices in life and know that there are consequences to the choices you make. You might not understand it now, but as you grow older you will notice how all of your actions have turned you into who you are.”
However, while at the school one of the seniors found the courage to as the 33 year-old actress to be his date to prom. She accepted his invite revealing she has never attended or been asked to the annual dance.
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Denzel Murray, 14; Shaquell Cooper, 15; Ethan Phillip, 15; and Onandi Brown, 17, have been arrested following the Brooklyn gang rape of an 18-year-old in Brownsville’s Osborn Playground. The teens will be charged, as adults, with one count of rape and sex abuse, and two counts of committing a criminal sex act. The fifth suspect who was later identified, Travis Beckford, 17, has yet to be arraigned.
A Brooklyn teen and her father were out for an evening walk when they were suddenly held at gunpoint and then raped by five men inside a Brownsville playground on Thursday, police said. The 18 year old girl and her father were approached by five men and held at gunpoint. The five men told the father to leave. He left his daughter and ran to get help from police. Read the rest of the story after the jump.
Good Samaritans do still exist, and believe it or not many are right in New York City. Passengers of the A-Train headed towards Brooklyn caught a touching video of another passenger identified as “Jay” hand over the shirt off of his back and the hat off of his head to a shirtless and shivering homeless man who was also on the subway.
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Just one week after TIDAL’s benefit concert TIDAL X: 1020, an exclusive interview with Billboard reports that the Barclays Center Theater will now be the official concert space for TIDAL. The space previously known as Cushman & Wakefield Theater was renamed today and will carry on being known as the Tidal Theatre.
According to reports, “the deal is unique in that it is believed to be the first time a digital content company has come in as a sponsor for a live performance venue.” Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark said,
“As evidenced by [Tidal X: 1020] the other night, Tidal, when they want to, can put on some big time events, and we anticipate having quite a few here at Barclays Center,” Yormark said. “It’s just another strategic alliance that I think helps to advance the content business here at Barclays Center, and we’re very excited about it.”
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The Brooklynettes give fans a sneak peek of their newest home-game uniforms with one being inspired by the Queen Bey herself.
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Frank Isola can be annoying as sh*t sometimes but he also doesn’t shy away from speaking his mind about the team he covers, the New York Knicks. Isola has been around the team for so long that he had a great story about Stephon Marbury, long before anyone in the country knew who he was.
The late rapper Sean Price might be gone, but he is definitely never going to be forgotten – even by the people we’d least expect!
Actor Ryan Phillippe shocked the world after posting a photo onto his Instagram account showing off his fresh new ink. He paid homage to Price, who was found dead at age 43, by getting his face tattooed on his arm, which was surprising but extremely dope of him to do.