Brooklyn Heights

This statue of Virgin Mary and baby Jesus was knocked over in the garden outside St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights. (Credit: CBS2)

Vandals Damage Brooklyn Church’s Statue Of Virgin Mary And Baby Jesus

Father Edward Doran of St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brooklyn Heights walked out of his rectory door Friday morning to find a statue of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus knocked over in the garden.

06/16/2015

FILE -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Hilton Washington Hotel on March 3, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (credit: Leah Puttkammer/FilmMagic)

CBS News: Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Run On Sunday

Hillary Clinton will reportedly announce her run for president on Sunday and she could be running that campaign from a building in Brooklyn.

04/10/2015

Hillary Clinton Brooklyn Office

Hillary Clinton Signs Lease At Brooklyn Heights Building; Could It Be Campaign HQ?

In another sign that Hillary Rodham Clinton could be running for president, the former First Lady, U.S. senator and Secretary of State has signed a lease for office space in a Brooklyn Heights building.

04/03/2015

A man was shot and wounded at the Borough Hall subway station in downtown Brooklyn on Monday, March 10. (Credit: Nica, via Instagram)

Sources: Retired Correction Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Brooklyn Subway Quarrel

A retired New York City correction officer shot and a man who later died Tuesday evening, in a confrontation at the Borough Hall subway station in busy downtown Brooklyn, sources said.

03/10/2015

St. Francis College. (Credit: CBS2)

St. Francis Takes The Court With Eyes On First Ever NCAA Tournament Berth

St. Francis, a tiny school with five buildings on a half a block in Brooklyn Heights, has only 2,700 students and a chance to do something special.

03/10/2015

People walk across the Squibb Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 3, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Residents Disappointed After Pedestrian Bridge Closed For Being Too Bouncy

Brooklyn Bridge Park officials said there was an issue and shut down the bridge after staff reported unusual movement in August.

10/05/2014

People walk across the Squibb Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park on April 3, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Pedestrian Bridge Closed For Being Too Bouncy

The Squibb Park Bridge connecting Brooklyn Heights to Brooklyn Bridge Park will be closed until spring.

10/04/2014

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

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