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A pickup truck allegedly driven by a suspect who exposed himself to three girls under the age of 15 in southern Brooklyn on Monday, March 17. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged With Exposing Himself To Young Girls In Brooklyn

A suspect was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly exposing himself to multiple young girls around Brooklyn.

03/21/2014

A pickup truck allegedly driven by a suspect who exposed himself to three girls under the age of 15 in southern Brooklyn on Monday, March 17. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Exposed Himself To 3 Girls Under Age 15 In Brooklyn

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who allegedly exposed himself to three girls – all under the age of 15 – in southern Brooklyn this week.

03/18/2014

FDNY Engine

Man Found Dead At Scene Of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Apartment Fire

A man was found dead early Saturday at the scene of a fire in an apartment building in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

03/01/2014

Google Maps Drug Section

Google Maps Declare Block Of Brooklyn’s West 8th Street The ‘Drug Section’

Some Brooklyn residents were not amused this week, after a block in Bensonhurst appeared on Google Maps as the “West 8th Street drug section.”

02/27/2014

Ismael Cekic found this Emmy Award in the trash in his Bensonhurst, Brooklyn neighborhood. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Seeks Owner Of Emmy Award Found In Roadside Trash

One man’s trash may be another man’s treasure, but the Brooklyn man who found an Emmy trophy in the garbage said that the award belongs with its rightful owner.

11/22/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Suspects

Police Search For 3 Suspects In Brooklyn Robbery Sprees

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding three suspects who allegedly robbed 12 men on the streets of southern Brooklyn in two early-morning sprees.

11/19/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Robbers Who Struck 8 Times In 1 Night In Brooklyn

Police on Wednesday were seeking three suspects in a string of robberies in southern Brooklyn.

10/16/2013

Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Seen At 11: Are Illegal Guns Being Sold In Your Neighborhood?

There is no denying it. In a suburban neighborhood in Midwood at least one criminal tried to sell a loaded 9-millimeter to undercover police officers while residents went about their day unaware.

09/27/2013

A good Samaritan climbs a ladder to rescue a baby who became stranded on an awning in Bensonhurst. (Credit Amy V)

What’s She Doing Up There? Quick Thinking New Yorker Saves Baby From Brooklyn Awning

The toddler apparently squeezed past an air-conditioning unit before crawling out of the window. A pharmacy worker across the street noticed the baby’s activity and jumped into action.

07/26/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

79-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed By Car In Brooklyn

A 79-year-old woman was struck and killed this weekend in southern Brooklyn.

07/14/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Boy, 3, Dies After Being Dropped Off At Bensonhurst Day Care Center

He was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center where he died, the boy did not have any obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.

07/07/2013

The scene of a shooting that happened during an apparent robbery attempt in Bensonhurst. (credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Shot, Wounded In Apparent Robbery Attempt

Police believe the shooting was part of an attempted robbery, however the victim still had his watch, his phone, and a wallet filled with cash when paramedics arrived on the scene.

06/27/2013

West Point Cadet Giancarlo Rindone (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Giancarlo Rindone Of Bensonhurst Prepares For West Point Graduation

“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.

05/24/2013

Daniel Ignacio (CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Convicted Bensonhurst Arsonist To 25 Years To Life

Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.

04/04/2013

Miguel Chan

Man Recalls Horror Of Throwing Children To Safety In Fire That Killed His Wife

Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.

03/05/2013

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