June 22: 5 non-coronavirus stories from across the tri-state region
Looking for stories that are not about the coronavirus? Here's a selection from across our regions.
Police: Bridgeport teen critically burned while playing on top of train car :
A 16-year-old boy was critically burned while standing on top of a parked train in Bridgeport Monday, police say. The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. near Barnum School on Waterview Avenue by Seaview Avenue. Officials say a teen called 911 to report that his friend had been injured in an explosion near the trains.
Flatbush man creates social justice street wear inspired by George Floyd:
A Brooklyn man is making a statement by launching a new line of street wear.Flatbush resident Chad Williams designed a T-shirt laying out the laws of the Minneapolis Police Department which he says shows the errors in the death of George Floyd. Williams handed out the T-shirts which lay out the Minneapolis Police Department’s use of force regulations that he says many police departments follow.
Police: Baldwin woman killed in tubing accident at Parsonage Cove:
Police say a young woman from Baldwin was killed in a boating accident off Oceanside on Sunday. Police say 26-year-old Sabina Singh died around 5:30 p.m. while tubing in Parsonage Cove. Detectives tell News 12 she was being pulled by a boat when she collided with a bulkhead of Middle Bay Country Club.