Brownsville

Hafina Akter (left) was attacked in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Sunday, May 3. She is seen her with her daughter, Rubaiya Sarmin. (Credit: Meg Baker/CBS2)

Family: Woman Was Brutally Attacked By Teenage Girls In Brownsville, Brooklyn Park

A mother from Brownsville, Brooklyn was afraid to leave her home days after being attacked by a group of teenagers in a local park.

05/05/2015

Surveillance images of a suspect in the rape of a 64-year-old woman in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman, 64, Raped In Brownsville, Brooklyn

Police late Wednesday were asking for assistance from the public in finding a suspect who raped a 64-year-old woman in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

04/01/2015

New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton launch early childhood development initiatives. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Chirlane McCray, Hillary Clinton Launch Early Childhood Initiatives

New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have teamed up up to launch early childhood development initiatives.

04/01/2015

Morr Ceesay (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Missing 9-Year-Old Boy From Brooklyn Found

Police said Morr Ceesay was found Thursday in good condition. No other details were provided.

03/26/2015

Morr Ceesay (Credit: NYPD)

Boy, 9, Missing From Brownsville, Brooklyn Home

Police on Wednesday were searching for a 9-year-old boy who was missing from his Brownsville, Brooklyn home.

03/25/2015

A sketch of a man who tried to grab a 10-year-old girl in Betsy Head Park in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Tried To Grab 10-Year-Old Girl In Brownsville, Brooklyn Park

Police released a sketch Tuesday night of a man who allegedly tried to grab a 10-year-old girl in a park in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

03/24/2015

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

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

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

Police: Shrapnel Strikes NYPD Sergeant In Foot After Officer Fires Gun At Dog

The sergeant and a police officer were responding to a report of a dispute at 9720 Kings Highway in Brownsville around 10:30 p.m. when a pit bull came charging at them, police said.

02/18/2015

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Fast-Moving Fire Rips Through Brooklyn Apartment Building

The mid-morning fire engulfed each apartment and forced several residents to jump from windows onto neighboring roofs.

01/11/2015

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

NYPD: 6 Weeks Later, Fugitive Arrested In Killing Of Queens Man

Police say a New York City fugitive wanted in the shooting death of another man has been arrested six weeks after the fatal encounter.

01/10/2015

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9-Month-Old Child Shot In Brooklyn, Police Say

Police are investigating after a 9-month-old baby was shot, the bullet hitting her in the hip, at an apartment on Sutter Avenue Saturday around 1:30 p.m. in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

11/22/2014

A woman died of an apparent heart attack in Brownsville, Brooklyn on Tuesday, Nov. 18, but specialized crews were dispatched and Ebola tests were conducted since the woman was recently in Guinea. (Credit: CBS2)

Officials To CBS2: Woman’s Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In Guinea

The body of a woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn Tuesday will be tested for the Ebola virus as a precaution, since she was recently in a West African country affected by the virus, city officials told CBS2.

11/18/2014

Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn on Nov. 1, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash In Brooklyn

It was 2:20 a.m. when the victim tried to cross Rockaway Parkway mid-block between Winthrop Street and Clarkson Avenue and was hit by a dark-colored sedan, which then took off.

11/01/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting of a 12-year-old boy in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Arrested, Released After 12-Year-Old Boy Shot In Leg In Brownsville, Brooklyn

Levon Gilliam Jr. was getting off a school bus when he was apparently caught in the crossfire and shot in the left leg.

09/24/2014

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