Monday, July 21, 2008

Air Gun 'Rampage' in Brooklyn Heights, and More Brooklyn Briefs

- Two teenagers were arrested Saturday night after going on a rampage in Brooklyn Heights with compressed air pistols fitted with laser sights. Brooklyn Heights Blog

- Enough! Yet another child run down in the streets of Brooklyn, this time a 9-year-old girl. And the driver got out of his car and cursed at her before he drove away. WCBS

- Two former Bear Stearns hedge fund managers were in court Friday in Brooklyn. Charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and securities fraud in connection with their hedge funds’ collapse, the two were sharply dressed, according to the Wall Street Journal Law blog.

- Want to buy a Vespa? Special prices for Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn readers. OTBKB

- Now that the vendors are back at the Red Hook ballfields, the lines are longer. A Brooklyn Life

- The Carroll Park concert series continues with Randy Kaplan on Wednesday, July 23th at 4 pm. A Child Grows in Brooklyn

CompStat statistics show that Brooklyn South’s homicides have jumped by three percent over the last six months, while robberies have climbed by nearly eight percent. Courier Life

- Dog owners are letting their animals poop in
the children's sandbox at the Lincoln Road playground. Hawthorne Street

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