Brooklyn

A Brooklyn teen is taking action after three friends were killed in separate car accidents. (Credit: CBS2)

Friends’ Deaths Prompt Brooklyn Teen To Launch ‘Vision Zero Youth Council’

A Brooklyn teen is taking action after several of her classmates died within months of each other.

01/22/2015

Neighbors are fighting a plan for a 40-story high-rise at this site in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Stringer Joins Coney Island Residents In Opposing Proposed High-Rise

A developer wants to go big in Coney Island, but some worried residents want him to go away.

01/21/2015

Firefighters on the scene of a deadly fire in Brooklyn on Jan. 21, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

FDNY: Deadly 5-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Ruled Accidental

The 5-alarm blaze broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday on Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Heights.

01/21/2015

Police on the scene of a shooting in East Williamsburg on Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Two Shot Near School In East Williamsburg

The shooting happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Grand Street near Bushwick Avenue.

01/20/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Officer Accused Of Patronizing Prostitute In Brooklyn

An NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend on charges that he patronized a prostitute in Brooklyn.

01/20/2015

Suspect wanted in connection with possible hate crime in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspect In Possible Bias Attack In Brooklyn

The suspect got out of his vehicle and used a homophobic slur before punching a 36-year-old man multiple times in the face, police said.

01/20/2015

Richard Rogers, 16, is wanted by the NYPD in connection with seven robberies in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Robbery Spree In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Police identified a suspect Monday in a string of robberies – some of them at gunpoint – in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

Four men wanted in connection with a violent sex assault and robbery in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 4 Men Wanted In Violent Brooklyn Robbery

Police have released surveillance video of four men who they said raped a woman and stabbed a man during a robbery in Brooklyn.

01/19/2015

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

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16: Brook Lopez #11 of the Brooklyn Nets celebrates after making a second half basket against the Washington Wizards during the Nets 102-80 win at Verizon Center on January 16, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nets Snap 7-Game Losing Streak With 102-80 Win Over Wizards

Brook Lopez and Jarrett Jack each scored 26 points as the Brooklyn Nets broke a seven-game losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

01/16/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Man Charged In Violent Queens Home Invasion

A Brooklyn man is facing burglary, robbery, and assault charges in connection with an April 2014 home invasion.

01/16/2015

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection that left an 18-year-old man wounded in Brooklyn. (Credit: DCPI)

One Suspect Apprehended, Another At Large In Brooklyn Shooting

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that took place in Brooklyn.

01/16/2015

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Sources To CBS2: Military-Grade Rocket Launcher Found In Bushwick Home

Police on Friday found a rocket launcher inside a Bushwick, Brooklyn home during a raid for guns and drugs, sources told CBS2.

01/16/2015

A woman pays her respects at a memorial where two NYPD officers were shot and killed last Saturday on Dec. 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Memorial To Fallen NYPD Officers Removed

Flowers, candles, photos, flags and notes were placed at the corner of Myrtle and Tompkins avenues in honor of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.

01/16/2015

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