Following the death of 9-year-old Shalom Guifarro, experts say trust your gut when considering filing an abuse report

NEW YORK — There have been new developments in the case of a mother accused of beating her daughter to death. Shemene Cato appeared in Brooklyn Criminal Court on Tuesday and, as CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported, questions are turning to how signs of abuse have not been reported. Cato, 48, was indicted on multiple charges, … Read more

Ex-con who fired a rifle into a crowd in New York is released without bail

A career criminal is in custody after police said he opened fire on a crowded Brooklyn intersection last week, causing more than 20 people to run for safety, sources said. Shocking surveillance photos show the gunman – identified by sources as Terrel Norman, 36 – holding an automatic rifle on East 102 Street before jumping … Read more

Woman found dead in Stuyvesant Heights – NBC New York

A 55-year-old woman was found stabbed to death – with wounds to her neck and torso – by NYPD officers responding to a building in Brooklyn on Sunday, officials said. Cynthia McLeod lived a few numbers from the Van Buren Street address in Stuyvesant Heights, where she was found dead at around 11 am. She … Read more

Police investigate death of 9-year-old girl found with possible bite marks inside Brooklyn home, sources say

NEW YORK — The NYPD is investigating after a 9-year-old girl was found dead inside a Brooklyn apartment. Law enforcement sources told CBS2 that the girl’s mother called 911 to say her daughter was not breathing. When rescuers arrived, they found the child with what appeared to be bite marks on his head and back. … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

‘My body, my choice’: Thousands protest in the US for abortion rights

About 1,000 abortion rights protesters gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in Louisville, one of two abortion providers in Kentucky. Thousands of activists, many in pink, took to the streets across the United States on Saturday in a national day of action calling for safe and legal access to abortion. The demonstrations are in response … Read more

Lawyer for Juan Orlando Hernandez Wants Biden, Trump and Obama to Testify at Brooklyn Drug Trial – NBC New York

Former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández hopes three U.S. presidents can rescue him from U.S. criminal charges alleging he accepted millions of dollars from drug traffickers who funnel drugs into the United States, his attorney said Tuesday. Attorney Raymond Colon told reporters outside Manhattan federal courthouse on Tuesday that he plans to subpoena President Joe … Read more

2 NYPD officers injured after fire accident in Brooklyn, New York

DYKER HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (WABC) — Two NYPD officers were injured after an accident in Brooklyn. Officers were responding to a call in Dyker Heights on Sunday night when a BMW driver failed to yield at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 65th Street. Police say their lights and sirens have been activated. The accident caused … Read more

Woman injured in Crown Heights lobby dies – NBC New York

A young woman shot in Brooklyn early Wednesday morning died after fighting for her life, authorities say. Police say they received a report from an 18-year-old who was shot in the head just before 3 am in an apartment building along Sterling Place in Crown Heights. When they arrived, the police found the young woman … Read more