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Brooklyn Man Dies Shortly After Early Morning Encounter With Police

A Brooklyn man and father of nine died on Thursday after a member of his family was questioned by police about a cellphone robbery.

08/15/2013

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announces expansion of Safe Stop program, August 5, 2013. (credit: Brooklyn DA)

Brooklyn ‘Safe Stop’ Program Expands To 35 More Businesses

There are now a total of 253 stores borough-wide that bear the Safe Stop decals, which invite anyone who is being harassed or followed or who feels unsafe on the street to drop in for help.

08/05/2013

Brownsville Fire

2 Young Children Injured In Brooklyn Fire; 1 May Not Survive

Two young children were seriously injured early Saturday in a fire in the Bronwsville section of Brooklyn, and one was fighting for his life hours later.

07/06/2013

Uro Ama Orji (handout)

Arrest Made In Case Of Livery Cab Driver Fatally Stabbed With Umbrella

A man has been arrested in connection with the gruesome murder of a livery cab driver in Brooklyn last Thursday.

06/18/2013

Livery Driver Killed In Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Livery Cab Driver Fatally Stabbed With Umbrella In Brooklyn

Uro Ama Orji, 54, was stabbed in the eye with an umbrella in Brownsville on Thursday, police said. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the case.

06/14/2013

Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Search Continues For Driver Who Slammed Into Couple In Brooklyn

Police in Brooklyn were searching Monday for a hit-and-run driver who jumped a curb and struck a middle-aged couple on their front stoop.

06/10/2013

NYC Ambulances Start Using Hypothermia Therapy

Man, Woman Struck, Injured By SUV In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

A man and woman were injured Sunday afternoon when a driver plowed right into them, and sped off afterward, in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

06/09/2013

Zurana Horton (credit: CBS 2)

55 Years To Life For Brooklyn Gang Member Who Shot Mom Of 13 Dead

A Brooklyn gang member was sentenced to a maximum term of life in prison Tuesday, for shooting a mother of 13 to death outside a school.

05/28/2013

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Group Hopes To Give Away Guns In New York, Make Criminals Scared

A group wants to arm New York City residents with shotguns for free, in order to put some fear into criminals.

05/07/2013

Police Impersonators

Police Impersonators Sought In Brooklyn Home Invasion, Robbery

Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men wanted for impersonating officers during a home invasion and robbery in Brownsville, Brooklyn.

03/02/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Man Shot Dead In Broad Daylight In Brownsville, Brooklyn

A man was shot and killed in broad daylight Sunday in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

02/24/2013

Police said a Ruger revolver was recovered from a shooting scene in Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Cops Shoot Armed Teen On Rooftop In Brooklyn

A sergeant and an officer responding to reports of gunfire from a rooftop on Atlantic Avenue near Monaco Place in Brownsville were canvassing an adjoining rooftop, authorities said.

02/12/2013

FDNY Ambulance

4 Injured When Car Slams Into Dunkin’ Donuts In Brooklyn

The injured were taken to Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Three were in serious, but stable, condition, and the fourth suffered minor injuries, authorities said.

01/08/2013

Three good Samaritans who helped save a young girl trapped under a car in Brooklyn. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Good Samaritans Save Brooklyn Girl Trapped Under Car

Tawaiian Holmes, 9, was riding her scooter on a sidewalk in Brownsville Wednesday night when she was caught up in a three-car accident.

12/20/2012

Facebook Logo (credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Used To Take Down TBO Gang In Brooklyn

Some accused violent gang members in Brooklyn now face charges after ‘friending’ the wrong people.

12/12/2012

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