8yr old Unloads Pepper Spray – Sends Classmates To The Hospital

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 1:15PM

The scene at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Police and Firefighters responding to a report of people with difficulty breathing inside of the Newport School, also known as Public School 184, at 273 Newport Street in Brooklyn, found a number of children suffering from the effects of pepper spray, with runny eyes and noses. There were reports of some children vomiting.

The scene at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

According to authorities, a total of twenty people were evaluated after an eight year old boy brought a can of pepper spray to school and discharged it inside of a classroom.

The scene at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Eleven children and one adult female staffer were removed to Brookdale Hospital for further treatment and observation. An Investigation into the incident is ongoing.

The scene at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Police and School Safety Officer are seen here at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Firefighters at the Newport School after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital after a pepper spray incident on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Eleven children and one adult were transported to Brookdale Hospital on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Affected children leave the school to be taken to Brookdale Hospital with NYPD escort on Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Mayor de Blasio Wants Tougher Laws For Drivers

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 6:30PM

Little Joshua Lew was inside this stroller when he was struck on Monday March 5, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday called for tougher state laws to get dangerous drivers off the streets of New York City. The call comes after 1yr old Joshua Lew and 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein were killed on 9th Street at 5th Avenue in Brooklyn back on March 5th, 2018. If the Mayor gets his way, drivers would see an expansion of the speed camera enforcement program, progressively higher fines and registration revocation for the worst drivers. Mayor de Blasio also wants doctors to notify the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles of medical incidents that cause a driver to lose control of their vehicle.

Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks with protesters outside of the gym where he works out on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

“In the wrong hands, a car can be a deadly weapon. We are fighting on every front to make our streets safer, but we need Albany’s help to keep dangerous drivers off the road, before we lose another life,” said the Mayor.

Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill is seen here at a press conference on Tuesday January 30, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

“The NYPD continues to make New York City streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers, resulting in the fewest traffic fatalities ever last year,” said Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill. “This proposed legislation would provide us with additional tools to enhance safety, enforce the law, and keep dangerous drivers off the street.”

3yr old Evie Mae Abbott points to a sign that says “God Bless All Your Dear Children” at the Memorial with her mother, Jennifer Abbott, seen at right on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Jennifer’s children were friends with deceased 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

“After last week’s tragedy in Park Slope, we must act to prevent future tragedies – whether via legislation, street redesign or enforcement.” said NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg. The 44yr old driver of the white Volvo involved in this deadly crash has since had her Driver License suspended but has not been charged, as the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad continues their Investigation.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill are seen here at a press conference on Tuesday January 30, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

1yr Old Girl Among Four Dead In Brooklyn Apartment

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 1:33PM     Update – 6:35PM

Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

1yr old Laylay Briggs, her father 27yr old Terrance Briggs, 16yr old Loyd Drain III, and 57yr old Loyd Drain Jr., were found dead with gunshot wounds to the head inside apartment 4M at the Riverdale Towers at 345 Thatford Avenue in Brooklyn on Wednesday.

Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

According to Deputy Chief Michael Kemper, Commander of the Brooklyn North Detective Division, 27yr old Terrance and his 1yr old daughter Laylay were found in one bedroom, 16yr old Loyd Drain III was found in another bedroom and 57yr old Loyd Drain Jr was found in the bathroom.

Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

“It appears all of the deceased are related, either biologically or through marriage” said Kemper. “At this time, we do not have a motive for this incident, but we are working very hard to establish one” Kemper continued. Kemper also stated that a firearm was recovered inside the apartment along with bullets and shell casings. “I just want to give my sympathy and my heart goes out to this family and to the residents of Riverdale Tower, to the Brownsville community” said NYPD Assistant Chief Jeffrey Maddrey, the Commanding Officer of Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, “The nature of this business we deal with death and tragic scenes, but when it involves an infant it is extremely tough” he continued. The Investigation into this terrible tragedy remains ongoing.

People are seen grieving at the scene  on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Jose Valdez, a close friend of the deceased family, cries at the scene on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Police at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Crime Scene Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Investigators at the scene on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
NYPD Brooklyn North Commander Jeffrey Maddrey seen at center on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
NYPD Brooklyn North Commander Jeffrey Maddrey is seen at the podium as he addresses the media on Wednesday March 14th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Deputy Chief Michael Kemper, in charge of the Brooklyn North Detectives, is seen at the podium on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of one of the deceased is removed from the scene on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of one of the deceased is removed from the scene on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of one of the deceased is removed from the scene on Wednesday March 14, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Fatal Crash Helicopter Lifted From The East River

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 10:05AM

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board watch as NYPD Divers attach lines to the helicopter in preparation for lifting on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The United States Army Corp of Engineers, working with the National Transportation Safety Board and NYPD divers, lifted the red Eurocopter Helicopter involved in the multi fatal crash from the East River at the docks at East 23rd Street in Manhattan on Monday March 12, 2018.

NTSB Investigators approach the sunken helicopter on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
NTSB Investigators are seen here with the sunken helicopter on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
NTSB Investigators are seen here with the sunken helicopter on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is being lifted from the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is being lifted from the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Harnesses can be seen in this view of the cabin on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The Drift Master, from the United States Army Corp of Engineers,  lift the red Eurocopter Helicopter from the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is being lifted from the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is being lifted aboard the Drift Master from the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is seen here aboard the Drift Master on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The helicopter is seen here aboard the Drift Master as they head south on the East River on Monday March 12, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Five Dead In East River Helicopter Crash – Pilot Survives

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted 03/12/18- 12:09AM   Updated 2:27AM

The Helicopter is seen here upside down in the East River in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Five people were killed after the helicopter they were in crashed into the East River just north of Roosevelt Island in Manhattan. Only the Pilot of the craft survived. FDNY and NYPD Divers worked feverishly to extricate the trapped victims from the upside down helicopter. Three people were brought to the East 34th Street Ferry Dock with CPR in progress before being rushed to Bellevue Hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. The bodies of two deceased victims, pronounced at the scene, were also brought to the East 34th Street Dock. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will be spearheading the Investigation into this tragic event.

An Investigator from the NTSB looks at the submerged helicopter on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The Helicopter is seen here upside down in the East River in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescuers perform CPR on one of the victims at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescuers perform CPR on one of the victims at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Rescue Divers at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Police Commissioner James O’Neill at center with FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro at left as they head to the Press Conference on East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The bodies of two deceased victims are being removed at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The bodies of two deceased victims are being removed at East 34th Street in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of a deceased victim is being removed at East 34th Street  in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The body of a deceased victim is being removed at East 34th Street  in Manhattan on Sunday March 11, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Driver Who Mowed Down Infant, Toddler, Not Facing Charges – For Now

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 6:20pm

 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein and 1yr old Joshua Lew died  after they and their mothers were struck by a 44yr old woman driving this white Volvo sedan on 9th Street at 5th Avenue in Brooklyn on Monday March 5, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The 44yr old driver who caused the deaths of 1yr old Joshua Lew and 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein is not facing charges at this time, according to Police sources. The driver was transported from the scene to a hospital where she remains hospitalized.

According to Police sources, the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad is currently working with the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend her Driver License, pending a complete Medical Review.

Police said the Investigation into this tragic incident is ongoing.

3yr old Evie Mae Abbott stops by the Memorial with her mother, Jennifer Abbott seen at right. Jennifer’s children were friends with deceased 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
From left to right is 3yr old Evie Mae Abbott, her mother Jennifer Abbott, Jessica Cornett and Kiersten Hasemeyer as they pray and grieve at the Memorial on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
3yr old Evie Mae Abbott watches as Jessica Cornett and Kiersten Hasemeyer hold hands as they pray and grieve at the Memorial on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Mayor Bill de Blasio, speaks with protesters outside of the gym where he does  his workout on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Mayor de Blasio Addresses Protesters a Day After Tragic Crash

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 11:00am

A Memorial is seen here for the deceased children on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Mayor Bill de Blasio, accompanied by his wife Chirlane McCray, were spotted in Park Slope just one block away from where 1yr old Joshua Lew and 4yr old Abigail Blumenstein were struck and killed by a 44yr old woman driving a white Volvo on 9th Street at 5th Avenue in Brooklyn.

Mayor de Blasio is seen here getting Breakfast inside of the Colson Patisserie on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Mayor de Blasio first had breakfast with his wife inside of the Colson Patisserie before heading to the gym across the street, where he spoke with a group of protesters before proceeding to his workout.

Mayor de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray leave the Colson Patisserie to head to the gym where protesters are waiting on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Mayor de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray head to the gym where protesters are waiting on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Mayor de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray head to the gym where protesters are waiting on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Protesters greeted Mayor de Blasio as he arrived outside the gym where he works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Protesters greeted Mayor de Blasio as he arrived outside the gym where he works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The Protesters, including Paul Steely White from the group Transportation Alternatives, voiced their concerns for the safety of pedestrians and cyclists and pressed the Mayor for meaningful solutions.

Mayor de Blasio speaks to protesters outside the gym where he works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Mayor de Blasio speaks to protesters outside the gym where he works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Mayor de Blasio speaks to protesters outside the gym where he works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Protesters outside the gym where Mayor de Blasio works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Protesters outside the gym where Mayor de Blasio works out on 9th Street in Brooklyn on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
This driver was pulled over for a Traffic Infraction that occurred on 9th Street at 5th Avenue as Police cracked down on drivers on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
People stop by a Memorial for the deceased children on Tuesday March 6, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Two Toddlers Killed In Horrific Brooklyn Crash

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted – 5:48PM

Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were pronounced dead at Methodist Hospital after they and two 34yr old women were run over by a 44yr old woman driving a white Volvo sedan on 9th Street at 5th Avenue in Brooklyn.

A crumpled stroller is seen on the ground. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The Volvo then crashed into several parked vehicles. The two adult female victims, one of whom is reported to be pregnant, were also taken to Methodist Hospital where they were listed in Critical but Stable condition.

Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

It is not clear at this time whether any relationship exists between the adult victims and the deceased children. The driver of the Volvo was taken into custody at the scene.

Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
A small white shoe is seen on the trunk of the Volvo. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
One side of a small white shoe is seen on the trunk of the Volvo. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
One side of a small white shoe sits on the trunk of the Volvo while a bag and crumpled stroller lay on the roadway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
One side of a small white shoe is seen on the roadway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Clothing items are seen on the roadway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
A child’s shoe is seen here on the roadway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
A bottle is seen here laying on the roadway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Investigators at the scene where a 4yr old girl and a 1yr boy were killed on Monday February 5th, 2018. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Man Volunteers At Construction Site – Gets Buried Under Six Feet of Debris

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted at 6:56pm

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

A 33yr old man who volunteered to help remove debris at a construction site belonging to the Church of God of Prophecy at 463 Rutland Road in Brooklyn was seriously injured after the section he was standing on collapsed.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The man fell straight through to the basement level and was buried by approximately six feet of debris.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

It took more than one hundred firefighters, with some assistance from a Con Edison crew using a vacuum truck, just over one hour to free him from beneath the rubble.

More than 100 Firefighters and a Con Edison team worked to free the trapped man. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The injured man was rushed to Kings County Hospital and was expected to survive his harrowing ordeal. It is unclear at this time whether proper permits were in place for work at the site, or whether any violations or Stop Work orders have been issued.

The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The injured man was finally freed after a painstaking process. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The man was buried under six feet of debris for just over one hour. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The 33yr old man was rushed to Kings County Hospital after being rescued. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

Driver Arrested For DWI After Fatal Crash

By Theodore Parisienne               Posted 11:05am – Updated 5:55pm

35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

35yr old Angel Campana, who was a passenger in a black Mercedes Benz sedan, died at Harlem Hospital after the 33yr old female driver of the car slammed into the back of a double parked delivery truck northbound on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan.

The scene of the fatal crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)

The driver of the Mercedes then careened across the street and crashed into a tree. The driver was also taken to Harlem Hospital and placed under arrest on charges of Driving While Intoxicated.

35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene of the fatal crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene of the fatal crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
35yr old Angel Campana died as a result of this crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene of the fatal crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
The scene of the fatal crash on Frederick Douglas Boulevard at West 129th Street in Manhattan on Tuesday February 27, 2018.  (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)