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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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Brooklyn Building Residents Protest Over Lack Of Gas, Electricity

Residents of an apartment building in Brownsville, Brooklyn marched to the building owner’s office in protest Thursday, after going with no gas and electric a week.

07/03/2014

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Brooklyn Man Gunned Down In Brownsville

A Brooklyn man died of a single gunshot wound to the head on a Brooklyn street, authorities said.

06/22/2014

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Report: New York Cops Armed With Spray Paint Will Cover Up Graffiti

Black, red, and white. Those are the colors of spray paint that the NYPD will reportedly be using to cover up graffiti in the city.

05/17/2014

Bernard M. Baruch Houses, part of New York City Housing Authority (credit: NYCHA)

NYCHA To Elderly Residents: Take A Smaller Apartment Or Be Evicted

A fight has erupted between elderly New York City residents, and city officials who said the residents need to move into smaller apartments.

05/02/2014

Four suspects wanted in connection with an assault and robbery in Brownsville (credit: NYPD)

Police: 74-Year-Old Man Beaten, Robbed In Brownsville Building

Police said four suspects, who are believed to be in their late teens, assaulted and robbed the victim as he got off an elevator in the Van Dyke Houses in Brownsville.

02/17/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a fire in Brooklyn on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Killed In Early Morning Fire In Brooklyn

It started around 3 a.m. on the first floor of a two-story multi-family home in Brownsville.

02/14/2014

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Brownsville, Brooklyn High-Rise Fire Leaves 8 Injured

Four people were injured Friday afternoon when a fire broke out in a high-rise building in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

01/17/2014

Iquan Williams

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Shooting Death Of Iquan Williams

On Saturday, January 11, police arrested Jahiem Spruill, 17, and charged him with second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.

01/12/2014

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Man Shot In Head, Killed In Brownsville, Brooklyn

Police on Sunday were searching for the suspect or suspects in a shooting that left a man dead in broad daylight the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

01/05/2014

Iquan Williams

Boy, 16, Shot Dead Outside Brooklyn House Party

What was supposed to be a night of fun turned to terror this weekend, when a teen was shot and killed outside a house party in Brooklyn.

01/05/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect In Connection With 7 Assaults In Brooklyn

Barry Baldwin, 35, of Brownsville is accused of targeting women, hitting most of them in the back of the head during daylight hours.

01/03/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

5 Partygoers Shot, 1 Attacked In Brooklyn Building

Police were looking for a suspect or suspects in the gunfire, which erupted just after midnight at a building in the Howard Houses public housing complex in Brownsville.

12/31/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Hit-And-Run Leaves Man Dead In Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed this weekend in a hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn.

12/22/2013

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