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Brian Gewirtz (credit: Handout/1010 WINS' Roger Stern)

Search Is On For Missing Man With Autism In Brooklyn

A search is underway in Brooklyn for a young man with autism.

11 hours ago

First responders swarm the East River after a woman went overboard near Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Friday, Feb. 27. (Credit: Marian Zambrano, via Twitter)

Police Swarm East River After Woman Goes Overboard

Multiple first responders were on the scene in the East River Friday evening, after a woman went overboard.

02/27/2015

Ethan Ali (credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Boy, 3, Was Beaten To Death Over Spelling Assignment

Prosecutors on Friday said the aunt of a 3-year-old Brooklyn boy beat him to death with a belt after he refused to complete a spelling assignment.

02/27/2015

The CTeen International Shabbaton event for Jewish teens in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Jewish Teens From Around The World Gather In Brooklyn For Shabbaton Event

Jewish teens from around the world were in New York Friday, gathering, mingling and bonding for the even known as Chabad Shabbaton.

02/27/2015

Ethan Ali (credit: CBS2)

Aunt Charged In Death Of 3-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Ethan Ali was found dead in his Brownsville apartment Wednesday afternoon after police said they responded to a 911 call.

02/26/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Sources: Fourth Suspect Questioned In Brooklyn ISIS Probe

After three Brooklyn men were arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group, authorities were looking for other New Yorkers who may have been part of their plot.

02/26/2015

Brian Gewirtz (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn Family Trying To Find Missing Autistic Man

Brian Gewirtz was last seen leaving his home on Coleman Street in Marine Park on Feb. 17. His family says Gewirtz is autistic and diabetic and needs medication.

02/26/2015

Emergency responders on the scene of an apartment building fire in Crown Heights on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

10 Hurt In Fire At Crown Heights Apartment Building

Firefighters responded to the scene in Crown Heights just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The fire apparently started in a second-floor stairwell in a six story apartment building located 718 Saint Marks Avenue.

02/26/2015

Ethan Ali (credit: CBS2)

Police: 3-Year-Old Found Dead With Bruises On His Body In Brooklyn

Police are investigating after 4-year-old child was found dead in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Wednesday.

02/25/2015

Abid Naseer

Documents Obtained After Bin Laden Raid Presented In Terror Trial At Brooklyn Court

Declassified al-Qaida documents obtained after the 2011 raid of Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound have been presented at the U.S. trial of a suspect charged in a British terrorism plot.

02/25/2015

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Drug Investigation Continues At Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company After Owner’s Suicide

Police remain at the scene of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse where the owner shot and killed himself after an inspection led to a stunning discovery.

02/25/2015

Environmental investigators at the Dell's Maraschino Cherries warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Feb. 24. (Credit: CBS2)

Authorities: Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company Owner Shot, Killed Himself During Investigation

Investigators said the owner of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse shot and killed himself Tuesday, as he was being questioned on an environmental issue by investigators who later smelled marijuana.

02/24/2015

New York State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery. (Credit: New York State Senate)

Brooklyn Lawmaker Apologizes For ‘White People Don’t Eat The Way We Do’ Remark

A Brooklyn state senator apologized Tuesday for remarks invoking the subject of race in a discussion about a Clinton Hill grocery store set to close – and the possibility that a “boutique” grocery store that could replace it.

02/24/2015

Photo of suspect wanted for grand larceny in "handle surfing" incidents (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Woman In Series Of ‘Handle Surfing’ Thefts In Staten Island & Brooklyn

The woman is suspected in five cases in which pocketbooks containing bank cards and cash were removed as well as cell phones.

02/22/2015

(Credit: Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office)

Family Mourns Akai Gurley On 3-Month Anniversary Of Deadly Gunshot By Officer

Friends and relatives of Akai Gurley, the unarmed man shot by police in a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn public housing complex, released two doves and two dozen balloons there Friday to mark three months since his death.

02/20/2015

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