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FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Accused Of DWI In Brooklyn

An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested this past weekend, and charged with driving drunk and leaving the scene of an accident.

04/07/2014

Mickey Rooney (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Iconic Hollywood Actor Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

Mickey Rooney died Sunday at age 93 surrounded by family at his North Hollywood home, police said. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office said Rooney died a natural death.

04/07/2014

Brooklyn landlord Joel Israel, accused of demolishing apartments, appears in court (Credit: CBS 2)

Demonstrators Hit Bushwick Streets To Demand Crackdown On Notorious Landlord

The group demanded that the De Blasio administration enforce laws on affordable housing so that regular people aren’t chased out of neighborhoods.

04/06/2014

A weapon recovered during the investigation of a shooting in Brooklyn. (Credit:DCPI)

Cops: Suspect Fled Scene Of Brooklyn Shooting, Hid In Bodega

Obatakum Staton is charged with several counts of criminal possession of a weapon as well as criminal possession of stolen property, and resisting arrest.

04/05/2014

Mayor de Blasio speaks to children and parents about signing up for pre-K (Credit: CBS 2)

Mayor De Blasio Pitches Pre-K To Little League Parents In Brooklyn

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging parents to sign their children up for pre-kindergarten next fall.

04/05/2014

Fire in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn on April 5, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Resident Jumps From Window To Escape Fire

The fire broke out at 247 Clifton Place in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday afternoon.

04/05/2014

Josephine Maisonet, 15, was last seen at home on Friday morning. (Credit: DCPI)

Search On For Brooklyn Teenager, Josephine Maisonet, Missing Since Friday Morning

The NYPD has asked the public for help in locating a Brooklyn teenager who was reported missing on Friday.

04/05/2014

Coney Island Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Suspects In Gunpoint Robbery In Coney Island Elevator

Police on Friday were asking to help them find two suspects who robbed a woman at gunpoint in a Coney Island, Brooklyn elevator.

04/04/2014

Parents, student and teachers protest Common Core testing outside P.S. 321 in Brooklyn on April 4, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Parents, Teachers Rally Against Common Core Tests In Brooklyn

The protest was held outside P.S. 321 in Park Slope after hundreds of third, fourth and fifth grade students took the English language arts assessments this week.

04/04/2014

Photo Credit: Bon Chovie

What To Eat At Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Brooklyn’s popular Smorgasburg heads outside again this weekend on April 5. We’ve outlined some of the best food to eat here.

04/04/2014

As surveillance photo of a man wanted in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Park Slope, Brooklyn subway station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Assailant In Attack On Woman, 70, In Park Slope Subway Stop

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in an attack on a 70-year-old woman in a Brooklyn subway station this past weekend.

04/03/2014

Guns purchased by under cover officers prior to arrest of two in New York City (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Indicted On Gun Trafficking Charges In New York City

Bronx resident Javon Burgess, 36, and 24-year-old Paul Lee, of Brooklyn are accused of selling the illegal weapons in broad daylight.

04/03/2014

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Citation Thrown Out For Man Who Said Dashcam Proved He Was Wrongfully Ticketed

A Brooklyn man ticketed for making a left turn from the wrong lane – and recorded his confrontation with a police officer on a dashcam – has had his ticket dismissed.

04/01/2014

Canarsie, Brooklyn Robbery Suspect

Police Seek Robber Who Struck In Public Housing Buildings In Canarsie

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a suspect wanted in a string of three robberies in public housing buildings in Canarsie, Brooklyn.

03/31/2014

Police say several people were hurt in hit-and-run, multi-vehicle crash in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For Driver After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Brooklyn

A Toyota SUV hit a parked car on Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush and then sped off toward Bedford Avenue where he hit four more cars, police said.

03/31/2014

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