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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

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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

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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

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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

Child shot in Brownsville (CBS 2)

12-Year-Old Boy Shot In Leg On Street In Brownsville, Brooklyn

A young boy was shot in the leg Monday afternoon in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

09/22/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man Dead Following Early Morning Brownsville Shooting

A man is dead following a shooting in Brownsville. Police say the man, in his 20s, was shot in the chest around 1:45 a.m., in front of a house in Brownsville.

09/06/2014

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NYPD Seeks 2 Suspects In Brooklyn Double Shooting

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who fired multiple shots into a store and wounded two people.

09/03/2014

The scene of a shooting that injured two people in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

1 Critical, 1 Stable Following Shooting In Brownsville

A man was shot in the shoulder and a woman was shot in the ankle outside of a liquor store in Brooklyn Friday night.

08/30/2014

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Brooklyn Residents Concerned With Uptick In Gun Violence As Stop And Frisks All But Disappear

Police in East New York and Brownsville have basically done away with stop and frisks in the first half of 2014.

08/16/2014

Evacuated residents stand outside a building in Brooklyn after an early morning fire on July 4, 2014. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

FDNY: 4-Alarm Fire In Brooklyn Caused By Lightning Strike

It happened around 1 a.m. at a building on Rockaway Parkway in Brownsville. The fire started on the sixth floor and then quickly spread to about six apartments.

07/04/2014

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