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Tire-Slashing Spree Leaves Up To 30 Cars Disabled In Bay Ridge

Police said someone went on an early morning spree yesterday, slicing tire after tire — sometimes two and three to a car — along Third Avenue.


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Mushroom Mania: They Are Nasty Looking And Popping Up On Many Area Trees

Some of the trees in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn are getting a lot of attention these days, all because of what some people are calling grotesque growths.


Video still from a surveillance camera showing the attack on a woman in Park Slope on March 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect Wanted In 5 Sex Assaults In Brooklyn

The latest incident happened last Friday night as the victim left the Prospect Ave. subway station around 8:30 p.m. Police said the woman was jumped from behind but managed to fight the attacker off.


Kashif Parvaiz (L) , Nazish Noorani (R) (credit: Family Handout)

Sources: Suspect Being Questioned In Boonton Shooting; Family Details Unhappy Marriage

Lubna Choudhry said her sister, Nazish Noorani, had been unhappy in her marriage with Kashif Pervaiz for some time.


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Family Mourns Mother Shot To Death While Walking With 3-Year-Old Son In Boonton, N.J.

Family members said 27-year-old Nazish Noorani and her husband, 26-year-old Kashif Pervaiz, were confronted by several men shooting at them as they walked between family homes.


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New York City Unveils Formal Challenge To U.S. Census Results

Joseph Salvo, of the New York City Department of Planning, told 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks “there is no question that there was an error in the enumeration” with regards to the assessment in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Astoria and Jackson Heights.


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New Yorkers React To Major Drop In Oil Prices Amid Volatile Market Situation

Despite the roller coaster ride of the markets over the last few days, there is something for consumers for feel good about. The price of oil is down about 30 percent since May and many believe it will drop even more.


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Chun Linn Arrested In Stabbing Of Five People Outside Bay Ridge Club

Police said a dispute broke out inside the Crown KTV Club and spilled out into the street around 3:30 a.m. on 64th Street near Eighth Avenue in Bay Ridge.


Renters rally in Brooklyn. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

NYC Rent Control Law Expires After Lawmakers Engage In ‘Worst Of Political Games’

Late Wednesday night, the state Senate failed to extend the New York City rent control law until Friday, leaving more than 1 million tenants temporarily no longer protected by the 1946 law.


Security camera still police say shows William Giraldo, who was arrested Tuesday. (credit: DCPI)

Police Arrest William Giraldo In Connection With Sunset Park Rape

A suspected sexual predator is off the streets. He’s already charged in one vicious attack. Now police want to know if he’s responsible for preying on other women in Brooklyn.


Trash is seen next to a parking meter in Bay Ridge - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 6, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Tries To Solve Trash Problem By Getting Rid Of Trash Cans

The problem isn’t unique to this neighborhood, says community board manager Josephine Beckman.


The Throgs Neck Bridge's newest feathered inhabitants: Locust (with open beak), Edgewater and Bayside, named for communities near the bridge (credit: MTA)

Whoa Baby! Nine Peregrine Falcons Hatch Atop MTA Bridges

New York City is seeing a bit of a baby boom and not just at the Bronx Zoo.


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Brooklyn Couple Diagnosed With Cancer 9 Days Apart

Just 18-months-ago, Nathan Bond and his wife Elisa celebrated the birth of a baby girl. Now, they are painfully planning their daughter’s future without them.


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Tortoise Blamed For Bay Ridge Apartment Fire

Fire officials think they know who is to blame for an apartment fire in Brooklyn Monday. His name is Giovani. He’s six-years-old and the size of a basketball.


A senior citizen center in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn could be closed down as a result of statewide budget cuts. (Photo: CBS 2)

NYC Senior Centers At Mercy Of Statewide Budget Crunch

There is growing alarm among senior citizens in New York City over plans to shut down more than a 100 of the city’s senior centers, but there is a new way those who depend on the centers are fighting back.