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Bay Ridge Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Under Investigation In Bay Ridge

The blaze started around 2 a.m. Monday and ripped through two row houses on Dahlgren Street in Bay Ridge.

09/09/2013

Bay Ridge Spa

Brooklyn DA Shuts Down 5 ‘Spas,’ Indicts 12 On Prostitution Allegations

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.

09/09/2013

Bay Ridge Church Vandalism

Multiple Brooklyn Religious Sites Vandalized With Red Spray Paint

A hate crimes investigation has been launched in southern Brooklyn, after vandals desecrated several religious sites.

07/30/2013

Vandals used red paint on a series of religious locations in Bay Ridge on July 30, 2013. (credit: Handout)

Police Question Suspect In Religious Vandalism In Bay Ridge

Statues were covered in red paint, and the word “No” was painted on doors of various locations.

07/30/2013

Massage parlors shut down in sting operation in Brooklyn (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

19 Arrests In Prostitution Crackdown At Brooklyn Massage Parlors

Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.

07/11/2013

Cristina Torre

Joe Torre’s Daughter Catches Falling Baby Boy In Brooklyn

The daughter of legendary former Yankees manager Joe Torre was being hailed as a hero Wednesday, after she caught a 16-month-old baby that had fallen from an awning in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

06/19/2013

The sign on the door says they are open, but then why are the doors locked? That's the question residents in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn are asking of several massage parlor owners. (Photo: CBS 2)

Residents Demand NYPD Get Tough On Alleged Sex Spas In Brooklyn

They are shrouded in secrecy. Spas and massage parlors are popping up all over streets in Bay Ridge, with curtains drawn and accused of peddling sex.

06/14/2013

This statue of the Virgin Mary had an "X" scrawled on its neck on May 31, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Jesus, Mary Statues Desecrated On Grounds Of Church In Bay Ridge

The statues of the Virgin Mary and Jesus on the crucifix were found with “X”s painted on them at St. Anselm’s Roman Catholic Church.

05/31/2013

Residents told CBS 2 that a broken elevator in the building has left them trapped in their own homes. (Credit Google Maps)

Residents Say Broken Elevator Is Making Them Prisoners In Their Own Homes

The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.

05/24/2013

Hot dog link cutting at Nathan's on Coney Island - May 23, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs Is Back, Now With Wine And Clams

Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial cutting of the hot dog links at Nathan’s Famous hot dogs on Coney Island Thursday.

05/23/2013

Southern Brooklyn Burglar

Arrest Made In Series Of Bay Ridge Burglaries, Investigation Continues

Joseph Cananzarro, 42, had allegedly been working in the 68th Precinct, which includes the Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton sections of Brooklyn.

05/04/2013

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

(credit: CBS 2)

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

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