Bushwick

Commuters at the Bedford Avenue subway station onboard a crowded L Train December 22, 2014. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Petition: Weekend L Train Shutdowns Will Be Detrimental To Brooklyn Businesses

Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May.

03/24/2015

At least one person was injured when a car jumped a curb in Brooklyn on Sunday morning. (Credit: CBS2)

One Injured When Car Jumps Curb In Brooklyn

The latest incident happened in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn at the corner of Brooklyn and Myrtle Avenues. The crash apparently involved a livery cab.

03/22/2015

The scene after a manhole erupted in fire in Bushwick, Brooklyn, leaving a firefighter injured. (Credit: markmizzles)

3 Firefighters, 2 Utility Workers Injured In Brooklyn Manhole Explosions

At least one firefighter was injured late Thursday when a manhole exploded and caught fire in Bushwick, Brooklyn.

03/05/2015

Surveillance image of four men police said posed as utility workers to steal materials from a cell phone tower in Brooklyn on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 4 Men Pose As Utility Workers, Steal Materials From Brooklyn Cell Phone Tower

It happened back on Jan. 13 at a commercial building on Putnam Avenue in Bushwick.

02/10/2015

Osiris Aristy is charged with threatening police, by using these gun emoji symbols next to a symbol representing a police officer's head on Facebook. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Alleged Facebook Threat To Officers Using Emoji

A teenage boy from Bushwick, Brooklyn has learned the hard way that you can’t just post anything you want on Facebook.

01/23/2015

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Sources To CBS2: Military-Grade Rocket Launcher Found In Bushwick Home

Police on Friday found a rocket launcher inside a Bushwick, Brooklyn home during a raid for guns and drugs, sources told CBS2.

01/16/2015

Residents of 803 Knickerbocker Avenue - now known as 301 Eldert Street - aren't receiving mail. (credit: CBS2)

Residents Of Bushwick Building Fuming After Change Of Address Leaves Them With No Mail

The building at the corner of Knickerbocker Avenue and Eldert Street in Bushwick essentially has an identity crisis, CBS2’s Valerie Castro reported.

01/14/2015

A man was shot and wounded by police after he allegedly lunged at officers with knife and hand in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Jan. 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Shot By Officer After Lunging With Knife In Bushwick, Brooklyn

A man was shot and wounded by police in Bushwick, Brooklyn Wednesday night, after he allegedly lunged with a knife at officers who had been called for a domestic dispute.

01/07/2015

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Brooklyn Man Accused Of Impersonating Cop, Sexually Assaulting Teen

A Brooklyn man has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenager, while pretending to be a police officer.

01/07/2015

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SantaCon Organizers Hire Lawyer Amid Mounting Opposition

New York City’s annual bar crawl featuring thousands of red suits and red faces is set for Saturday.

12/10/2014

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NYC Ramps Up Efforts To Combat ‘Deed Theft’

Deed theft is becoming one of the fastest-growing; your home is taken and the homeowner doesn’t even know it because it’s on a piece of paper hardly seen.

11/21/2014

Bushwick Theft Suspect

Police: Man Swiped Women’s Purses At Multiple Brooklyn Nightspots

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect who has ripped off women’s unattended handbags at multiple bars and nightspots in Williamsburg and Bushwick, Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

Revelers dressed as Santa Claus play jump rope during a past SantaCon event in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

SantaCon Looks For New Home After Backing Out Of Bushwick Plans

Organizers of the annual SantaCon pub crawl are exploring their options after deciding against moving the party to Bushwick, Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: SantaCon Decides Not To Come To Bushwick

SantaCon will not be coming to Bushwick, Brooklyn next month as originally planned, published reports said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Man Charged following Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn

Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with felony assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old, police said.

10/19/2014

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