In the wake of the murder of two members of an Iranian emigre rock band, the Yellow Dogs -- as well as a musician friend -- we wanted to offer a second look at a 2010 video on the band by Jay Irani.
Bob Diamond, who discovered a 19th century railroad tunnel hidden under Atlantic Avenue, had threatened to pack up and move to a different city, due to his frustration with the city’s Department of Transportation. Diamond has lead the tours underneath Atlantic Avenue for almost three decades.
Jacqueline Wesley-Rosa, 49, was arrested and charged with murdering her tenant, 55-year-old Patricia Wilson. According to neighbors, the two had a longstanding dispute over rent payments, which which Wilson claimed Wesley-Rosa wasn’t entitled to collect.
Brooklyn police captain, Alex Perez, was caught on tape demanding that officers from the 81st precinct write more tickets. Perez was recorded saying, “I really don’t have a problem firing people,” regarding policemen who didn’t meet his 20-tickets-a-week quota.
Roger Clemens appeared in a Brooklyn courthouse on Wednesday, in conjunction with a defamation lawsuit brought against him by his former trainer, Brian McNamee. Clemens’ lawyer asked the judge to dismiss the case, but no ruling has been issued, as of yet.
Former NYPD officer, Andrew Kelly, pled guilty to drunk driving and subsequently causing the death of 32-year-old Vionique Valnord. As part of a plea arrangement, approved by Valnord’s family, Kelly will be sentenced to 90 days in prison on September 27.
Foxy Brown, whose real name is Inga Marchand, appeared in court on Tuesday afternoon, after a judge issued a bench warrant for her no-show earlier in the morning. Marchand will be arraigned this Friday on charges that she violated an order of protection her neighbor won against her.