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Police Impersonators Sought In Brooklyn Home Invasion, Robbery

Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men wanted for impersonating officers during a home invasion and robbery in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

03/02/2013

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Suspect Wanted In Bank Robberies In Brooklyn, The Bronx

Police Sunday were asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with two bank robberies in Brooklyn and one in the Bronx.

02/24/2013

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

Woman Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Brooklyn Heights

A 48-year-old woman is dead, after being struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Heights.

02/23/2013

Police said a Ruger revolver was recovered from a shooting scene in Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Cops Shoot Armed Teen On Rooftop In Brooklyn

A sergeant and an officer responding to reports of gunfire from a rooftop on Atlantic Avenue near Monaco Place in Brownsville were canvassing an adjoining rooftop, authorities said.

02/12/2013

A New York City street sweeper. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By Street Sweeper In Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed by a city street sweeper early Saturday at the busy junction of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn.

12/15/2012

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Interfaith Medical Center In Brooklyn Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

12/03/2012

Joseph Theodore, arrested on charges of public lewdness (credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest Brooklyn Man On Charges He Exposed Himself On Subway

The incident happened on Wednesday, police said, when Joseph Theodore, 52, allegedly exposed himself and touched himself on a southbound 2 train at the Atlantic Avenue station in Brooklyn.

09/30/2012

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

Brooklyn Bank Robber Sentenced To 26 Years In Prison

Edward Pride, 49, was convicted in July of successfully holding up a Brooklyn Heights branch of the bank in February 2011.

09/04/2012

Scene Of Car Accident In Jamaica, Queens (Credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Early-Morning Car Accident In Queens Leaves Five People, Including Two Children, Dead

When the SUV finally stopped rolling over, the bodies of four people laid outside on the street, and the fifth person died inside the car. Two of the deceased victims were an eight-year-old girl and a nine-year-old boy.

07/22/2012

Car That Hit Livery Cab (Credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Hit-And-Run In Brooklyn Leads To Fatal Car Accident In Queens

Police said that a man got into a minor crash at Crescent Street and Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn early this morning and then sped off into Queens. That’s where police said that the hit-and-run driver struck a livery cab, flipped over and hit other parked cars.

06/16/2012

FASTRACK Disruption (Credit: CBS 2)

MTA Increases Frequency Of L Trains, But FASTRACK To Cause Disruptions This Week

Starting this weekend, the MTA has stepped up the frequency of L Trains by adding 98 more round trips a week. But it’s not all good news for mass-transit riders. The Lexington Avenue subway line will be hit with major service disruptions this week.

06/10/2012

An artist's rendering of the Barclays center. (credit: brooklynnets.com)

Residents Worried About Drunken ‘Rowdiness’ Coming From Barclays Center

Some of those worried about how late-night drinking will affect their communities say that a cut off time for drinks and smaller servings may be good ideas.

04/18/2012

Queens burglary spree suspect (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Searching For Suspect In Connection With Five Queens Burglaries

Police are currently looking for a suspect that they believe committed five burglaries throughout Queens, all of which took place between Jan.15 and Feb. 22.

03/09/2012

Alicia Arter (credit: NYPD)

Cops Looking For Brooklyn Teen Who May Have Been Abducted

Around 2:45 p.m. Monday, police got an 911 call saying 16-year-old Alicia Arter was forced into a black Infiniti by two men on Atlantic Avenue.

11/22/2011

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Deny Stray Bullet In Brooklyn Came Close To Striking Woman, Child

The stray bullet shattered the window of Holly Morrison’s second-floor apartment on Atlantic Avenue.

09/21/2011

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