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Brooklyn Discrimination Lawsuit

Lawsuit: Brooklyn Building Owners Discriminated Against Black Applicants

The operators of an apartment building in southern Brooklyn were facing a lawsuit Tuesday, for allegedly discriminating against potential tenants.

04/30/2013

Police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a bomb scare in Brooklyn on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Person Of Interest Sought In Brooklyn Bomb Scare

Police said a homeowner on 68 Street found a propane tank with a number pad and wires on it on their porch after someone rang their doorbell and fled.

04/18/2013

Walter Connolly (credit: CBS 2)

Store Owner Donates Kitchen To Storm-Stricken Breezy Point Homeowner

The raging flames that torched Breezy Point during Superstorm Sandy stopped just short of the Connolly home, but that didn’t save the first floor.

01/11/2013

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Scaffold Collapses Over Out-Of-Control Car In Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

A car spun out of control and took down a light pole before becoming buried under a falling sidewalk scaffold in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Monday afternoon.

01/07/2013

Mugshot of Salvatore Perrone from 2001. (credit: Handout)

Alleged Gunman Indicted In Murders Of 3 Brooklyn Shopkeepers

The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.

11/27/2012

Bay Ridge Robbery Suspects (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Surveillance Video Showing Bay Ridge Armed Robbery Suspects

The suspects are seen in the surveillance video running down the street, where they then got into a silver or grey four-door sedan and took off with an undetermined amount of money, according to police.

11/25/2012

Israel Protest

Protesters On Both Sides Call For Peace As Tensions Heat Up In Israel

The Sabbath was far from a day of rest in Israel this Saturday, as the military was poised for a ground offensive in Gaza, and protests by supporters of Israel and Palestine pressed on in New York.

11/17/2012

Bank Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Masked Robbers Who Held Up Bay Ridge Bank

Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men who robbed a bank late last month in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

11/12/2012

9/11 Memorial

Brooklyn Students Turn Out To Plant Daffodils Honoring 9/11 Victims

A crowd turned out Saturday to plant daffodils outside a Brooklyn school in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

Bay Ridge sinkhole

70-Foot Deep Sinkhole Unleashes Brutal Smell On Bay Ridge

It’s gone from bad to worse. A massive sinkhole has turned from traffic nightmare to sickening situation in Brooklyn. A sewer main broke more than two months ago in Bay Ridge, creating a huge hole in the street.

09/14/2012

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Bay Ridge Street Opens To Traffic Week After Giant Sinkhole Opened Up

Crews had been working nearly around-the-clock to repair the 20-foot crater that opened on 79th Street in Bay Ridge on Wednesday.

08/06/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Bensonhurst Murder Suspect May Have Killed Bay Ridge Shopkeeper In July

Police told 1010 WINS that they believe that the same suspect who murdered Kadare also killed a Bay Ridge shopkeeper on July 6. The suspect description is similar, and ballistics tests confirm that the same .22-caliber gun was used in both murders.

08/04/2012

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Ruptured 50-Inch Sewer Pipe Being Blamed For Brooklyn Sinkhole

A 20-foot section of pavement on 79th Street in Bay Ridge opened up Wednesday leaving a huge sinkhole and nearly swallowing a car.

08/02/2012

Bay Ridge Sinkhole (credit: @gazawia via Twitter)

Gigantic Sinkhole Opens Up In Bay Ridge And Nearly Swallows Parked Car

The 20-foot-deep by 20-foot-wide hole, which occurred around 6 p.m., is located between 4th and 5th avenues in the Bay Ridge.

08/01/2012

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Homes Evacuated After Partial Building Collapse In Bay Ridge

“I thought I heard thunder, but it wasn’t thunder, something was like falling,” one neighbor said. “A fireman said, ‘You have to get out, we’re going to evacuate the building.’”

07/16/2012

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