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Christopher Swain plans to swim the length of the polluted Gowanus Canal. (Credit: CBS2)

Activist Plans To Swim Super-Polluted Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

With Earth Day coming up Wednesday, an environmental activist plans to swim the disgustingly toxic Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.

04/21/2015

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35-Year-Old Mother Of 3 Killed In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Crash

Sidney Ramsarup, 35, was hit by an SUV just before 5:30 a.m. at East 108th Street and Glenwood Road in Canarsie, police said.

04/21/2015

The MTA is trying to rid a Brooklyn subway station of feral cats (Credit: CBS2)

Residents: MTA Starving Stray Cats In Effort To Rid Them From Subway Station

Members of the non-profit Ferals in Peril offered their volunteers to trap, neuter and relocate the cats if the MTA would allow it.

04/21/2015

Man wanted for snatching chain from 75-year-old woman's neck in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Snatches Chain From 75-Year-Old Woman’s Neck In Brooklyn

A 75-year-old woman was ambushed and robbed in her Brooklyn apartment building Saturday afternoon.

04/21/2015

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

2 Teenage Boys Shot, 1 Killed, In Bedford-Stuyvesant Housing Development

Two teenage boys were shot and wounded Friday evening in a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn public housing development.

04/17/2015

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L Train Weekend Service Disruptions From Manhattan To Brooklyn Begin Friday Night

If you take the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn, get ready for some major weekend disruptions.

04/17/2015

Two men were found dead near these freight train tracks in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Thursday, April 16. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Men Found Dead Near Borough Park Railroad Tracks

Multiple people were found unconscious Thursday evening on railroad tracks in Borough Park, Brooklyn.

04/16/2015

A surveillance image of the theft of an air pump from a Queens gas station. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Thieves Ripped Air Pumps From Brooklyn, Queens Gas Stations 17 Times

Police on Thursday said a pair of thieves has struck 17 different times in Brooklyn and Queens since December, using a vehicle with a chain to drag away coin-operated air pump machines at gas stations.

04/16/2015

Demonstrators stage die-in on sidewalk in front of a McDonald's at Amsterdam and 71st. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Fast Food Workers Rally For Higher Wages In NYC

Fast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.

04/15/2015

NYPD officers Kristin Coscia and Joseph Sferrazza delivered a baby boy in a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment on Tuesday, April 14. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officers Deliver Baby In Bedford-Stuyvesant Apartment

Two NYPD officers rushed to a Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn apartment this week and delivered a baby, police said.

04/15/2015

Wine Grapes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

5 Best Wine Stores In New York City

Wine is ideal for celebrating a special occasion, adding some romance to a meal, or turning a ho-hum day into a nicer night (or day). Below are our five favorite wine stores in New York.

04/15/2015

A surveillance image of a police believe grabbed an 11-year-old boy's crotch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Sunday, April 12. (Credit: NYPD)

Teen Charged In Groping Of Boy In Williamsburg

A teenage suspect was charged Tuesday night in the groping of an 11-year-old boy in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend.

04/14/2015

Stop police brutality bridge protest (Credit: Alexey Yaroshevsky)

Source: 2 NYPD Officers Assaulted During Protest Over Police Violence

Demonstrators and police officers clashed on the streets of Brooklyn Tuesday night in Lower Manhattan, in a protest against alleged acts of police brutality throughout the country.

04/14/2015

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Police: 2 Suspects Wanted For Robberies, Assaults In Canarsie, Brooklyn

Police are searching for a pair of robbers they say are targeting young victims in Canarsie, Brooklyn.

04/14/2015

A surveillance image of a police believe grabbed an 11-year-old boy's crotch in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Sunday, April 12. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Photos Of Suspect Who Allegedly Groped Boy, 11, In Williamsburg

Police on Monday were searching for a man who allegedly touched an 11-year-old boy’s crotch as he waited for a bus as the south end of Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

04/13/2015

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