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Owner Of Shuttered Wedding Venue ReBar Gets Up To 10 Years In Prison

The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.

07/21/2014

Police say Latisha Davy, 15, was last seen in her Bed Stuy home. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Missing Teen, Latisha Davy, Was Last Seen In Bed-Stuy Home

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a woman who was last seen in her Brooklyn home.

07/16/2014

Police said two suspects burglarized a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn deli -- taking advantage of a hole created when a garbage truck crashed into the building. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Burglars Struck Brooklyn Deli Already Damaged By Garbage Truck Crash

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find two suspects who allegedly burglarized a Brooklyn deli – taking advantage of a massive hole in the wall that was created when a garbage truck crashed into the building.

07/16/2014

Police found a stash of ATVs, dirt bikes and handguns, and a separate stash of cash and heroin, after executing warrants in Brooklyn on Monday, July 14. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest 3, Find Stashes Of Dirt Bikes, Guns And Heroin In Brooklyn

Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.

07/15/2014

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5 Best Food Markets In New York City

Cliched as it may be to say, the best food markets in New York City really do offer something for everyone, including picky eaters, careful consumers, bargain hunters, wine connoisseurs, and, of course, food lovers. Read on for our five favorites.

07/15/2014

A woman was struck and killed on the stretch of Flatbush Avenue that runs through Prospect Park on Monday, July 14. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed On Flatbush Avenue In Prospect Park

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening along Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park.

07/14/2014

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Authorities: Forensic Tests Could Determine If Body Parts Belong To Missing Brooklyn Woman

Investigators are waiting on test results to see if the dismembered body found in Bay Shore is that of a missing woman from Brooklyn.

07/12/2014

Thousands line the streets on Staten Island for the funeral procession of Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas on July 10, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Thousands Bid Emotional Farewell To FDNY Lt. Gordon ‘Matt’ Ambelas

Thousands of firefighters from as far away as St. Louis, Philadelphia, Boston and Providence came to honor Ambelas, the first FDNY firefighter to die in the line of duty in more than two years.

07/10/2014

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N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For Sex

A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.

07/09/2014

The scene of an accident involving a BMW and garbage truck in Brooklyn on July 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead After Car Crashes Into Garbage Truck In Brooklyn

The car collided with the back of the truck around 1:35 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Utica Avenue and Avenue D.

07/09/2014

A man rolls a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Brooklyn DA Policy May Allow Dismissal Of Many Low-Level Marijuana Cases

Under a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.

07/08/2014

New Yorkers were surprised to find out that pieces of the Berlin Wall now reside on the East Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Even Lifelong New Yorkers Are Surprised By Some Of The Big Apple’s Hidden Secrets

There are enough secrets in the Big Apple to surprise even lifelong New Yorkers, you just need to know where to look.

07/07/2014

FDNY Lt. Gordon Ambelas (Credit: CBS 2)

ME: Smoke Inhalation, Burns Caused Death Of FDNY Firefighter In Brooklyn Blaze

A spokeswoman for the medical examiner’s office said Monday the manner of Lt. Gordon “Matt” Ambelas’ death still is under investigation.

07/07/2014

Police are looking for a man who allegedly stole $60,000 in dental equipment from a Brooklyn office. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops: Suspect Broke Into Brooklyn Office, Stole Nearly $60,000 In Dental Equipment

On Saturday, June 21, just before 10 p.m. the suspect, described as a black male with braids, and long facial hair, removed approximately $58,600 worth of dentistry equipment from an office at 5520 Glenwood Road.

07/06/2014

Fire at 75 Wilson Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY Firefighter Among At Least 5 Injured In Brooklyn Fire

A fire department spokesman said the firefighter was taken Saturday night to Woodhull Medical Center.

07/05/2014

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