When Tahisha Sanchez Crawford thinks of her late brother, she remembers an artistic young boy who loved to draw and watch movies. Growing up in Marcy Houses,… Read more “A Fight Over a Pack of Cigarettes and a Family’s Endless Grief”
On Nov. 7, 2012, Devineil Brown, then 25, woke up at 8 a.m. in his Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment. He got up, made his bed, showered and walked his… Read more “A Turbulent Relationship Ends in Death but the Silence Continues”
The time was a little past 2 a.m. on June 27, 2014. Alberto Munive-Torres, 27, was standing beside a Pakistani food cart at the corner of Brighton… Read more “One Fatal Hour in Brighton Beach”
The New York Police Department’s Argus cameras spin slowly, surveilling all 360 degrees of the intersections they’re mounted in. Before the sun rose on July 27, 2013,… Read more “‘He Brought a Gun to a Fistfight’”
On April 29, 2011, Destinee Fernandez, 25, had planned to watch the movie “Easy A” with her father, David Fernandez, 46. Instead, she said, she went to… Read more “Six Years Later, a Daughter Still Grieves for her Father”
Two families cope after NYC park employees’ fight turns fatal.