Monday, October 24, 2011

Murdered Mom Had 12 Kids; Underground Fire in Red Hook; and More Brooklyn Briefs

- The selfless mother gunned down trying to shield a group of children from a gang’s bullets leaves behind 12 children. Her two brothers were also murdered on the streets of Brooklyn. NY Post

- Child safety meeting for concerned parents in Brooklyn Heights: “If you are a parent of a child attending school in the neighborhood, we expect that you will learn something you don’t already know.” Brooklyn Heights Press

- Too many fire hydrants are broken. Queens Crap

- Super turnout for Smith Street's second soup festival. PMFA

- Rikers guard found guilty after Brooklyn teen was beaten to death by his "team." Brooklyn Eagle

- Mother and son rescued after being swept out to sea in Coney Island -- but the son is under arrest now. NY1

- 44 firefighters respond to underground blaze in Red Hook.

- Not a good time to go into finance: Wall Street could lose could lose nearly 10,000 jobs by the end of 2012. Businessweek

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