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Brooklyn Bridge Park (Credit: DumboNYC/Flickr)

Plans Announced For 2 Private Residential Buildings To Fund Brooklyn Waterfront Park

The surrounding parkland will be funded by payments — replacing property taxes — under a 94-year lease of the city land.

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Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Livery Cab Driver Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Naji Fawaz, 35, was found in the front seat of a car with multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and torso, police said.

06/29/2015

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NYC’s Best Undersung Delis

When it comes to New York delis, Carnegie and Katz’s get all the glory (and customers). Deservedly so, as these two restaurants consistently serve up excellent sandwiches. But several delis around town offer excellent versions of the same types of eats in far less crowded circumstances.

06/26/2015

Commencement at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn on Thursday, June 25. (Credit: CBS2)

Graduating Students Defend Brooklyn High School Hit With Allegations Of Grade Fixing

Some teachers at John Dewey High School in Gravesend say as many as 10 percent of students don’t deserve their diplomas.

06/25/2015

Millwood Hughes, 93, was killed in a hit-and-run in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Tuesday, June 23. (Supplied to CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Crown Heights Hit-And-Run

According to authorities, Vargas-Cruz is one of two drivers who struck 93-year-old Millwood Hughes around 11:15 a.m. in Crown Heights.

06/24/2015

Officer Peter Liang (center) (credit: CBS2)

Judge Refuses To Drop Some Charges Against Officer In Death Of Akai Gurley

A rookie NYPD officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed man in a Brooklyn stairwell last year is set to appear in court on Tuesday.

06/23/2015

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Police Release New Surveillance Video Of Man Wanted In 16 Brooklyn Armed Robberies

Police have released new surveillance video of a man wanted in a string of armed robberies in Brooklyn.

06/23/2015

A suspect in a burglary in Midwood, Brooklyn on Monday, June 22. A family of 11 was asleep in the targeted house at the time. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Caught On Camera Breaking Into Brooklyn Home As Family Slept

A bold criminal was caught on camera breaking into a home in Midwood, Brooklyn, and a family of 11 inside had no idea what was happening as they slept.

06/22/2015

Police are looking for this man, who is accused of groping a woman on the 'R' train in Brooklyn (NYPD)

Police Search For Man Accused Of Groping Woman On ‘R’ Train

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on June 10.

06/22/2015

Joel A. Estevez is accused of using a machete during a dispute in the Holland Tunnel (Port Authority Police)

Man Armed With Machete Arrested For Alleged Road Rage In Holland Tunnel

The suspect leaned out of his window and allegedly began striking the victim’s car with a machete.

06/20/2015

This man is accused of punching a woman in the face then fleeing on the train (NYPD)

Police Search For Man Accused Of Punching Woman In Face At ‘N’ Train Station

He is described as a black male with a dark complexion and dreadlock hair.

06/20/2015

Oleg Tcherniak was shot and killed by a police officer he allegedly stabbed in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn. He is seen her with wife Larisa Tcherniak. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Widow Of Man Killed By Cops Says Husband Wasn’t A Violent Man

Police say a man stabbed a police officer who shot and killed him in response in Brooklyn this week, but his widow said in a statement that her husband was not capable of violence.

06/19/2015

Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a sex attack in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sought In Violent Brooklyn Sex Attack

Police are looking for a suspect who is wanted in connection with a violent sex attack in Brooklyn.

06/19/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

No matter what you do to welcome the sunny season or celebrate dad, go forth and have fun!

06/19/2015

Scene of police-involved shooting in Brooklyn, June 18, 2015 (Credit: N Nagima)

Police: Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Stabbed Him In Brighton Beach

A police officer shot and killed a man who stabbed him in the neck in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, officials said Thursday.

06/18/2015

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