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Chaos ensued when a 9-year-old girl was struck by a car Thursday on Avenue U near McDonald Avenue. The girl – identified the New York Daily News as Katrina Wang – was walking with her grandmother at around 5:34pm, when she ran into the street, getting stuck by an eastbound 2010 Chevy Malibu, cops said. Wang crossed against the…

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A 39-year-old man was found dead floating in Gravesend Bay near Bensonhurst Park this morning. Police responded to a call at 10:20am at the waterway near Bay Parkway and Belt Parkway, where they discovered a male body that was unresponsive and floating in the water, cops said. The man was removed from the Bay by the NYPD’s Harbor…

Police & Fire One of the spas closed by the city. Source: Google Maps

Authorities arrested 15 women and shut down nine massage parlors in Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge today, as part of a major prostitution and trafficking investigation. Two women, Xiao-Ling Pan and Sun Han, were charged with promoting prostitution, nine were charged with misdemeanor prostitution, and 10 were charged with providing unlicensed massage services, according to prosecutors. “We conducted these raids and…

News & Features 62nd Precinct tweets first tweet.

A hearty congratulations is in order. After attending a rigorous Twitter training seminar in September (following a series of missteps), the NYPD is finally ready to join the social media stage. On December 2, the 61st, 62nd, 63rd, 68th precincts all tweeted their first tweets! Though the Twitter accounts have been open since the summer, it seems they are finally taking…

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