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Officials unveil new safety pedestrian improvements near Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: NYC DOT/Twitter)

Officials Unveil Pedestrian Safety Improvements Near Barclays Center

New safety pedestrian improvements are coming to a dangerous intersection near Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

08/24/2015

A Brooklyn deli owner raised prices on 'artisanal' goods to show customers the cost of a rent hike. (Credit: CBS2)

Endangered Brooklyn Deli Owner Hopes Neighbors Get Message With Pretentious, Overpriced Product Ads

A Brooklyn deli that has been around for decades suddenly jacked up the cost of its goods, and the owner hopes they will understand what he’s trying to do.

06/15/2015

A sketch of a suspect in the robbery of two women over 60 in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Robbed 2 Women Over 60, Slashed One, In Brooklyn

Police on Tuesday released a sketch of a suspect in the robberies of two women over 60 at the same corner in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn.

04/28/2015

A man was shot and killed near the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens on Tuesday, Jan. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Police Seek 2 In Shooting That Killed Man Near Van Wyck Expy. In Queens

Police were searching for two suspects Wednesday in a shooting that left a man dead near the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.

01/21/2015

A man was shot and killed near the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens on Tuesday, Jan. 20. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Shot, Killed In Broad Daylight Near Van Wyck Expressway In Queens

A man was shot multiple times and killed in broad daylight Tuesday in Queens.

01/20/2015

A surveillance image of a group of men who police believe attacked and beat a man in East New York, Brooklyn on Monday, Nov. 3. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Mob Of About 7 Attacked, Beat Man In East New York, Brooklyn

Police on Saturday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a mob of men who attacked and beat a man and took his wallet in East New York, Brooklyn.

11/15/2014

Surveillance images of nine suspects in the theft of $5,000 worth of men's clothing at the Barneys Co-Op in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: 9 Suspects Stole $5,000 Worth Of Clothing From Brooklyn Barneys

Police on Thursday were asking for assistance in finding nine suspects who stole about $5,000 worth of clothes from the Barneys Co-Op store in Brooklyn.

11/06/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who allegedly grabbed a 63-year-old woman's buttocks and exposed himself to her in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Grabbed Woman, 63, Flashed Himself To Her In Brooklyn

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect who grabbed a 63-year-old woman’s buttocks and exposed himself to her in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn last week.

08/13/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

2 Police Officers Injured In Crash In Pine Beach, N.J.

Two police officers were injured late Friday in a crash that shut down Route 9 in Pine Beach, New Jersey, according to a published report.

07/19/2014

The site of a fatal car crash near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Atlantic Avenue on June 25, 2014. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS 2)

Car Crashes After Fleeing Police In Brooklyn; 1 Dead

At around noon, a car tried to avoid the traffic stop on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near Atlantic Avenue, police said.

06/25/2014

Staten Island Traffic Stop

NYPD Cracks Down On Reckless Driving In Weeklong Effort

The NYPD has launched a weeklong crackdown on reckless driving – targeting infractions including speeding, running red lights, and texting behind the wheel.

05/26/2014

FILE -- Signs belonging to members of Occupy Wall Street (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brecht Forum Political Salon Set To Close After 39 Years

The Brecht Forum, a well-known New York City education center focused on political thought, will close its doors this month.

04/14/2014

A general view of the Atlantic Avenue Long Island Railroad station and the Barclays Center.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Slow Zone Coming To Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Police and the city Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a “slow zone” that will be implemented on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, in an effort to reduce speeding.

04/09/2014

Darnell Thomas

Prisoner Escapes Police Custody In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The suspect escaped from custody at Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, on the cusp of Fort Greene and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, around 7 p.m., police said.

04/07/2014

Emergency crews on the scene of a crash on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on April 2, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Overnight BQE Crash Snarls Morning Commute

It happened 4:35 a.m. Wednesday in the eastbound lanes of the BQE near Atlantic Avenue. A box truck somehow lost control, spilling its cargo all over the road.

04/02/2014

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