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An outbreak of shigella infections in Brooklyn has now spread to Rockland County. (Credit: CBS2)

New Yorkers On High Alert After Shigella Outbreak Spreads To Rockland County

The shigella bacterium outbreak started in Brooklyn, but now parents are on high alert in Rockland County.

01/17/2015

A shigella bacterium. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Infection Outbreak Spreads To Rockland County

An infectious outbreak of the shigella bacterium has already been seen in Brooklyn, and now, the outbreak has spread to the suburbs.

01/16/2015

Brooklyn Shigella Outbreak

CBS2 Exclusive: Shigella Outbreak Strikes Borough Park, Williamsburg

Children have been sick and highly contagious by an infection caused by the Shigella bacterium, which has been spreading across Brooklyn.

01/14/2015

Officials in Borough Park, Brooklyn, discuss on Dec. 29, 2014, Project Sweep, a state-funded cleanup program that puts unemployed and disabled people to work. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Program Keeping Brooklyn Neighborhood Clean, Putting Unemployed To Work

State Sen. Simcha Felder helped to obtain $100,000 in state funds to expand the program, which employs out-of-work and disabled people, into the Brooklyn neighborhood for at least a year.

12/29/2014

A 10-year-old girl was killed and her pregnant mother was injured when they were struck by a vehicle in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Dec. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Child Dead, Pregnant Mom Hurt After Being Hit By Vehicle In Brooklyn

A girl was killed and her pregnant mother was injured Tuesday night when they were struck by a vehicle night in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

12/02/2014

Inside scene of fire in Brooklyn where a man was seriously injured while preparing hookah tobacco. (Credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Man Catches Fire In Borough Park Home, Runs For Help Covered In Flames

It was a dramatic scene on the streets of Borough Park, Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, as a man caught fire and ran for help covered in flames.

10/21/2014

Some Borough Park residents said they've been told that their mail slots are too low. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Post Office Nixes Delivery To Some Brooklyn Residents With Low Mail Slots In Doors

Some longtime Brooklyn residents claim they have stopped receiving mail apparently because the mail slots on their doors are too low.

09/09/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with eight burglaries in Borough Park (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Thief Makes Off With $250K In High-End Silverware In String Of Burglaries

So far there have been eight burglaries in the Borough Park section in less than two months.

08/23/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Skeletal Remains Found In Filthy Brooklyn Apartment

Police responded to the apartment on 15th Avenue in Borough Park around 5 p.m. Monday after receiving a 911 call of a foul odor.

07/08/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: London Man Recants Story Of Being Victim Of Attack In Brooklyn

A London man who claimed he was assaulted in a possible “knockout” attack while in Brooklyn for a wedding has since said the attack never happened.

03/26/2014

Brooklyn Forklift Accident

Woman Hit, Injured By Forklift In Borough Park, Brooklyn

A woman was struck and injured by a forklift Wednesday afternoon, while crossing a street in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

03/26/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Councilman Suspects Assault On London Man In Brooklyn Was ‘Knockout’ Attack

A tourist from London in town for a wedding was attacked and beaten in Brooklyn early Tuesday, in what a City Councilman said might have been another “knockout” attack.

03/25/2014

An ambulance slammed into a bus in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Sunday night. (Credit: CBS 2)

Ambulance Responding To Call Slams Into School Bus In Borough Park

The accident happened around 9:00 p.m. in Borough Park. Two FDNY members were taken to Lutheran Hospital in serious condition. Sixteen teenagers suffered minor injuries in the accident.

02/09/2014

Brooklyn Suspicious Person

Man Snapping Photos Of Children Leaves Borough Park, Brooklyn On Edge

Parents in Brooklyn were on alert Friday evening, as police investigated the motives of a man who has been seen following school buses and taking pictures of young children.

01/17/2014

Boy rescued after falling into manhole in Brooklyn on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: Yeshiva World News)

10-Year-Old Boy Rescued After Falling Into Manhole In Brooklyn

The incident happened on the corner of 49th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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