Park Slope

Pregnant Slope-crash survivor’s unborn baby dies

Blind Spots: A pregnant mother’s unborn child died from injuries she and the baby sustained months ago when a driver hit the woman and fatally struck two kids on a Park Slope street, her lawyer announced in a statement on Wednesday. Comments (3)
Changing Brooklyn: A new 12-story high-rise going up in Park Slope looks more Tetris block than residential tower because its upper floors jut out over open sky above the structure’s three-story neighbor. Comments (6)

Former officer at S’Park jail convicted of sexually abusing female inmates

A corrections officer at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park was found guilty on 23 counts of sexual abuse in Brooklyn federal court on Monday. Comment

Vandal smashes car windows along Flatbush Avenue

Crime: Plus all the other crime from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct blotter. Comment

King of the monsters roams Kings: ‘Godzilla’ has thrived inside a local graveyard for decades, eyewitnesses claim

Sunday Read: Rumors abound that the ancient creature — believed to weigh more than 40 pounds and stretch nearly two-feet in length — plods among the nearly 560,000 permanent occupants of Brooklyn’s 478-acre Green-Wood Cemetery, before sunning itself near the graveyard’s ponds and casting its large shadow on the tombstones of famous and infamous residents. Comments (7)
The one-time highest-paid employee at Park Slope’s community board faces up to seven years behind bars for allegedly forging documents that netted him a five-figure raise on the taxpayer’s dime, according to the district attorney. Comments (9)

Roving remedy: Methodist Hospital’s new high-tech ambulance provides immediate stroke care

Health: Stroke victims in the greater Park Slope area will have a better chance of surviving the deadly brain attacks with the debut of a local hospital’s mobile emergency room tailor-made to provide immediate treatment. Comment
Changing Brooklyn: Prospect-Lefferts Gardens residents dismayed over the loss of a beloved Fenimore Street mural can turn their frowns upside down because another artist will create a new painting on the wall that featured the decaying public artwork. Comments (5)

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