ABC 7NY:15-year-old killed in Brooklyn park ID’d, shooting believed to be gang-related

Police have identified the 15-year-old who was fatally shot in Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon and now believe the crime may be gang-related. Unique Smith was inside McLaughlin Park when a school-aged suspect walked up to him and asked for his gang affiliation, according to witness statements given to the NYPD. A fistfight ensued, and that’s when […]

NEW YORK CITY (WABC)- Enrollment in NYC Public Schools continues to trend downward

By Eyewitness News Enrollment in New York City Public Schools is dropping and that could lead to the loss of millions of dollars in funding. The number of enrolled students is down nearly 4% from the 2020-2021 school year, which was down from the year before. That year included the first several months of the pandemic. […]

NY Post: NYC teacher Marquell Singleton allegedly threw student to the ground

By Amanda Woods A Brooklyn teacher has been arrested for throwing a 12-year-old boy to the ground during an argument, cops say.  Marquell Singleton, 30, clashed with the pre-teen student around 12:30 p.m. Saturday at PS 178 Saint Clair Mckelway on Dean Street near Saratoga Avenue in Brownsville, police said.  The pair was arguing, and at […]

NY Post: Teen stabbed outside NYC middle school

By Craig McCarthy and Cayla Bamberger A 14-year-old boy was stabbed Monday outside a Staten Island middle school during a brawl that erupted as school let out, authorities say. The young teen was stabbed in the torso just before 3 p.m. outside IS 49 Berta A. Dreyfus and ran back inside for help, according to police and […]

NY Post: GOP pols calling on NYC to lift school graduation vaccine restrictions for parents

By Rich Calder Republican lawmakers are demanding city health officials allow parents and other guests be allowed to attend public school graduation ceremonies without being forced to produce proof of the jab. “To exclude parents from seeing this milestone in their children’s lives would be yet another unnecessary setback for them to have to suffer,” five […]

NY Post: Another NYC teen threatened to shoot up a Queens school ‘like in Texas’

By Susan Edelman and Dean Balsamini A teen was busted for allegedly threatening to shoot up his Queens high school in the wake of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Texas. “I’m going to shoot the school. Like in Texas. Be ready,” 18-year-old Forest Hills High School student Diego Sarmiento allegedly scrawled on a desk, according […]