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Crews uncovered a massive artwork dating back to the mid-1860s at this Brooklyn church. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Church Discovers Hidden Artwork Painted Across Ceiling

A renovation project at Grace Church in Brooklyn Heights revealed a work of art dating back to the mid-1800s.

12/27/2013

Actress Keri Russell (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Sources: 2 Arrested For Breaking Into Actress Keri Russell’s Home While She Slept

The break-in occurred on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights at around 3 a.m., police said.

12/04/2013

Pope Francis Visits Assisi

Students Hope Pope Will Visit St. Francis College In Brooklyn

Some Brooklyn college students have begun a campaign in hopes of a visit to the borough from Pope Francis.

11/09/2013

Bay Ridge Spa

Brooklyn DA Shuts Down 5 ‘Spas,’ Indicts 12 On Prostitution Allegations

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.

09/09/2013

Charles Younger

Disabled Brooklyn Man’s Motorized Scooter Hauled Off In Broad Daylight

A disabled Brooklyn Heights man was asking for help Wednesday in tracking down his stolen motorized scooter.

07/03/2013

Josh Lockwood of the Red Cross of Greater New York announces a grant for the Brooklyn Community Foundation, May 29, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS880)

Red Cross Defends Sandy Spending, Noting Long-Term Needs

Some advocates suggested the relief organization should have acted with more urgency in the weeks after the storm and left long-haul recovery tasks to someone else.

05/29/2013

Adam Yauch Park In Brooklyn Heights (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Heights Park Named After Late Beastie Boy Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch

Palmetto Playground on State Street in Brooklyn Heights is where Yauch learned to ride a bike, hung out with friends and helped launch the Beastie Boys.

05/03/2013

Citi Bike Docking Station - New York, NY. (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Some Brooklyn Residents Say Citi Bike Racks Amount To Intrusive Advertising

Some angry neighbors have plastered new Citi Bike stations in Brooklyn with messages saying they amount to intrusive examples of “advertising” and “commercial activity.”

04/22/2013

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

Woman Hit, Killed By Vehicle In Brooklyn Heights

A 48-year-old woman is dead, after being struck by a vehicle in Brooklyn Heights.

02/23/2013

Radio Shack Robberies

Police Search For Suspects Who Robbed Radio Shacks In Brooklyn, Queens

Police have asked for the public’s help in a search for three suspects wanted in connection with the robberies of Radio Shack stores in Brooklyn and Queens – all in broad daylight.

11/20/2012

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Suspect Sought In Seven Attempted Burglaries In Brooklyn Heights

In each incident, the suspect entered the victims’ apartments at 75 Henry Street and 75 Livingston Street, but fled empty handed after encountering somebody inside, police said.

10/11/2012

A bank teller displays $100 bills (file/credit: Oscar Siagian/AFP/GettyImages)

Brooklyn Bank Robber Sentenced To 26 Years In Prison

Edward Pride, 49, was convicted in July of successfully holding up a Brooklyn Heights branch of the bank in February 2011.

09/04/2012

SAT prep books (file / credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nearly 200 Brooklyn Students To Retake SAT After Scores Invalidated

Students from nearly 50 schools took the exam on May 5 at the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights.

05/17/2012

Manhole Explosions Rock Brooklyn Neighborhood

In the murky lull after the morning rain, the FDNY was out along a four-block stretch of Joralemon Street.

09/30/2010