Brooklyn

Emergency responders on the scene after police said a woman was hit and killed by a private garbage truck in Brooklyn on July 2, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Private Garbage Truck Hits, Kills Woman In Brooklyn

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday on Broadway between Ditmars Street and Willoughby Avenue in Bushwick.

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Man found engulfed in flames at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn

Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Brooklyn After Becoming Engulfed In Flames

It was an alarming scene for residents in the neighborhood who heard shrilling screams from the park.

07/03/2015

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Police: Men In Suits Forced Woman To Withdraw Thousands From Bank In Brooklyn

As the first suspect drove, authorities said the men ordered the victim to contact her bank.

07/03/2015

Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting of a livery cab driver who was found dead in the front seat of a car in Brooklyn.

07/03/2015

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5 Best Places For Frozen Pops In NYC

Your childhood self had the right idea: when the temperature rises, grab an ice pop to cool yourself down.

07/03/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Whoo-hoo! A three-day weekend! Here’s what to do to celebrate.

07/02/2015

Organizers and opponents at a flag burning protest on Wednesday, July 1. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Protesters Burn American Flag In Fort Greene Park; Opponents Rush In

A group plans to burn American flags along with Confederate ones on Wednesday night in Brooklyn.

07/01/2015

Unique Gray is wanted in the shooting that killed Brooklyn livery cab driver Naji Fawaz on Monday, June 29. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Shooting That Killed Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

Police on Wednesday identified a suspect in a shooting that killed a livery cab driver in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn earlier this week.

07/01/2015

A suspect who police believe fired a gun into the air and struck a window in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Fired Gun Into Air, Struck Window In Fort Greene

Police were searching Tuesday night for a suspect who fired a gun in the air several times, and struck an apartment window, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

06/30/2015

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Plans Announced For 2 Private Residential Buildings To Fund Brooklyn Waterfront Park

The surrounding parkland will be funded by payments — replacing property taxes — under a 94-year lease of the city land.

06/30/2015

Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Livery Cab Driver Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Naji Fawaz, 35, was found in the front seat of a car with multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and torso, police said.

06/29/2015

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NYC’s Best Undersung Delis

When it comes to New York delis, Carnegie and Katz’s get all the glory (and customers). Deservedly so, as these two restaurants consistently serve up excellent sandwiches. But several delis around town offer excellent versions of the same types of eats in far less crowded circumstances.

06/26/2015

Commencement at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn on Thursday, June 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Graduating Students Defend Brooklyn High School Hit With Allegations Of Grade Fixing

Some teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don’t deserve their diplomas.

06/25/2015

Millwood Hughes, 93, was killed in a hit-and-run in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Tuesday, June 23. (Supplied to CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Crown Heights Hit-And-Run

According to authorities, Vargas-Cruz is one of two drivers who struck 93-year-old Millwood Hughes around 11:15 a.m. in Crown Heights.

06/24/2015

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Judge Refuses To Drop Some Charges Against Officer In Death Of Akai Gurley

A rookie NYPD officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn stairwell last year is set to appear in court on Tuesday.

06/23/2015

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