Boy, 12, among dead in Flatbush fire

A 12-year-old boy and a 69-year-old- man were killed in an early morning apartment fire in Flatbush, Brooklyn, according to fire officials.

FBI joins investigation into ambush on cop in Brooklyn

The FBI has joined the investigation into the ambush on a police officer with a knife in Brooklyn. The officer was on an anti-looting patrol Wednesday in Flatbush when a man walked up behind him and stabbed him in the neck. Two other officers were injured in a struggle that ensued.

Lorraine Toussaint

The highly-acclaimed actress got her start at The Little Theater on Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn at the age of 10.