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A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Infection Outbreak Spreads To Rockland County

An infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.

01/16/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after making a second half basket against the Washington Wizards during the Nets 102-80 win at Verizon Center on January 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nets Snap 7-Game Losing Streak With 102-80 Win Over Wizards

Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

01/16/2015

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Brooklyn Man Charged In Violent Queens Home Invasion

A Brooklyn man is facing burglary, robbery, and assault charges in connection with an April 2014 home invasion.

01/16/2015

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection that left an 18-year-old man wounded in Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)

One Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large In Brooklyn Shooting

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that took place in Brooklyn.

01/16/2015

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Sources To CBS2: Military-Grade Rocket Launcher Found In Bushwick Home

Police on Friday found a rocket launcher inside a Bushwick, Brooklyn home during a raid for guns and drugs, sources told CBS2.

01/16/2015

A woman pays her respects at a memorial where two NYPD officers were shot and killed last Saturday on Dec. 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Memorial To Fallen NYPD Officers Removed

Flowers, candles, photos, flags and notes were placed at the corner of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in honor of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/16/2015

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

Not only is it a three-day weekend, but January is almost over. Yippee!

01/16/2015

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Mayor’s Office: City Exceeded Targets In Funding Affordable Housing In 2014

The city financed the creation of more than 17,300 affordable housing units during 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced Thursday.

01/15/2015

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Charges Dropped For Man Who Says Police Planted Gun On Him In Brooklyn

A judge on Thursday threw out gun possession charges against a man who claimed police planted a firearm on him.

01/15/2015

NYPD officers stand guard outside the French Consulate on Monday, Jan. 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Push On For More Police Patrols In Midwood, Borough Park After Terror Attacks Across Europe

Following a recent wave of anti-Semitic attacks across Europe, people in Brooklyn are worried about their streets, their schools and their synagogues, and say now is the time to hire additional protection.

01/15/2015

Brooklyn Shigella Outbreak

CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Outbreak Strikes Borough Park, Williamsburg

Children have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.

01/14/2015

Surveillance images of a suspect who police say is wanted for assaulting a Q train conductor at the Dekalb Avenue station in Brooklyn on November 29, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Sought For Assaulting Q Train Conductor In Brooklyn

Police said the suspect walked up to the conductor who was working on a Q train and struck him in the face.

01/14/2015

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5 Best Consignment Stores In NYC

How to stock up without breaking your budget, all while getting rid of the out-of-date clothes currently cluttering your closet? Answer: consignment stores.

01/14/2015

Erica McDaniel was found dead in a burned suitcase in a home in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn in 2013. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Identify Woman Found Dead In Burned House In Bedford-Stuyvesant In 2013

Police on Tuesday identified a woman whose body was found in a burnt suitcase nearly two years ago in a Brooklyn home that had been on fire.

01/13/2015

One person has been injured after a wall collapsed along 12th Street in Gowanus, Brooklyn on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Wall Collapses In Gowanus; 1 Person Taken To Hospital With Injuries

One person has been injured after a wall collapsed along 12th Street in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn between Second and Third avenues.

01/13/2015

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