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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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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.


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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.


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.


(credit: CBS 2)

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.


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.


(credit: CBS 2)

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.'”


(credit: Mike Xirinachs/WCBS 880)

FDNY Battles Early Morning Blaze In Brooklyn

The fire broke out shortly before 3:30 a.m. at a home on 81st Street and Ridge Boulevard in Bay Ridge and quickly spread to a second house.