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A makeshift memorial for 13-year-old Henry Garcia who was hit and killed by a car in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Driver Involved In Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Thirteen-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst Saturday afternoon when police said he fell off his bike. That’s when cops said the driver of a green SUV hit the teen and then took off.

04/16/2012

A memorial to Henry Garcia: Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon

Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver After Death Of 13-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Police said 13-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst and may have fallen off when he was run over by a green SUV.

04/15/2012

Jack Mannino, known as the "Seven-Second Bandit" (credit: FBI)

FBI Seeks ‘7-Second Bandit’ In Bensonhurst Bank Heist

Jack Mannino was released from federal prison last July after serving more than 10 years for a series of bank robberies in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island during a five-month spree in 1999.

01/05/2012

A protestor holds a sign claiming the 11 September 2001 attacks on the US were an inside job. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

1010 WINS’ 9/11 Series: ‘Truthers’ Still Contend U.S. Government Was Complicit In Attacks

Luke Redowski claims the government has evidence that bombs placed in the World Trade Center brought the towers down.

09/07/2011

2010 Census

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.

08/10/2011

Domenico Cefalu (file / credit: La Cosa Nostra Database)

Report: Gambino Crime Family Picks Domenico Cefalu As New Boss

The Gambino crime family, knocked down and knocked down again by federal indictments, is reportedly going back to the old pre-John Gotti way of running an organized crime family.

07/29/2011

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Man Shot After Feud With Corrections Officer In Brooklyn Barber Shop

The two neighbors got into a heated argument in the shop on Bath Avenue that led to both men brandishing guns and the eventual killing of a 77-year-old man.

03/08/2011

Rape Suspect Surveillance

NYPD Releases Surveillance Of B’Klyn Sex Attack Suspect

Police have released surveillance video of a man they said tried to rape at least three women late at night in Brooklyn in the past month.

02/04/2011

65th Street and 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighter Off Duty During Hit-And-Run Probe

Investigators were trying to determine if the firefighter was behind the wheel of the car when it struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn on Sunday.

10/12/2010

65th Street and 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Probes Hit-And-Run Involving Firefighter’s SUV

A firefighter has been placed on administrative duty as police investigate whether he was driving a car that fled the scene after fatally striking a pedestrian, an FDNY spokesman said Monday.

10/11/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Owner Of SUV In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Not Charged

Police were continuing their investigation into a fatal hit-and-run in Brooklyn Sunday.

10/10/2010

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Massive Medicare Bust Reels In Doctors, Nurses

NEW YORK (CBS) ―It’s the largest Medicare fraud bust ever. Nearly 100 people are accused of raking in $251 million. The suspects are doctors and nurses across several states. The government said three of the […]

07/28/2010

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