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Narrow stairs at Bushwick couple's home (credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Brooklyn Couple Claims Neighbor’s Construction Project Left Them Trapped

The Fosters have filed a lawsuit against their neighbor to try to force her to either restore the stairway to its original state or widen the staircase on their side to meet code.

09/20/2012

Gun Buyback Program at the Evergreen Baptist Church (Credit: Sophia Hall/ WCBS 880)

NYPD Sponsors Gun Buyback Program At Evergreen Baptist Church In Brooklyn

Men and women are turning in guns on Saturday during a day-long buyback program sponsored by the NYPD and the DA’s office. Authorities are giving $200 for every handgun and $20 for every rifle.

09/15/2012

(credit: Lauren Richeson/Twitter)

Pit Bull That Disappeared In Bushwick Found, Reunited With Owner

After three days of searching, Lauren Richeson’s pit bull named Lily is back home.

08/17/2012

(credit: Lauren Richeson)

Pit Bull Rescued From Virginia Dog Fighting Ring Disappears In Bushwick

The 3-year-old blue-eyed pit bull, named Lily, disappeared around 11 p.m. Monday.

08/16/2012

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Brooklyn Buildings Evacuated After Cracks Found In Foundation

Residents had filed complaints but didn’t realize how serious the situation was until they came home Tuesday to find that doors were no longer closing properly.

08/15/2012

70 Himrod Street, where the shooting occurred. (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Bystander, Pit Bull Shot During Police Chase Of Alleged Drug Suspect In Bushwick

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in Bushwick. Police said plainclothes officers witnessed a drug deal and started following a suspect.

08/07/2012

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5 NYC Street Art Murals To See Right Now

Murals by street artists do more than simply brighten up a brick wall—they incite hope and instill pride. Above all, New York City’s best murals make residents and visitors to a neighborhood feel good. Here are five to see right now.

07/26/2012

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Police: Man Shot In The Eye While Playing Basketball In Brooklyn Schoolyard

The 24-year-old man was shot in the eye while playing basketball ball at P.S. 45 on Schaefer Street around 8 p.m. Thursday, police said.

07/13/2012

Police: Armed Carjacking Suspect Shot And Wounded By Cops In Bushwick

An armed carjacking suspect is listed in critical condition after he was shot by police in Brooklyn, police said.

06/29/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Two Men Killed In Motorcycle Accident In Bushwick

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. at Halsey Street and Wilson Avenue in Bushwick.

06/22/2012

A frefighter fights the blaze in Bushwick. (Credit: CBS 2)

FDNY: Fire In Four-Story Bushwick Building Leaves One Dead

The FDNY said that one person has died in a fire that broke out in a four-story building on Furman Avenue in Bushwick. The blaze started at around 4:00 on Saturday morning.

05/12/2012

Generic knife (Photo/NYPD)

Police: Gang Of Teenagers Stab 15-Year-Old Boy In Chest In Bushwick

Police are looking for a gang of teenagers who they said stabbed a 15-year-old boy with a kitchen knife in the chest early on Friday night. The stabbing happened at around 6:30 p.m. at a playground on Madison Street in Bushwick.

05/12/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Punched Elderly Brooklyn Woman And Stole Pocketbook

The suspect followed the 88-year-old woman into a building before he attacked and robbed her, police said.

05/10/2012

Nathyiz Figueroa, 10, and 11-year-old William Arango were injured in a wall collapse in Bushwick, Brooklyn on April 13, 2012. (credit: CBS 2 | Personal Photos)

EXCLUSIVE: Boys Injured In Brooklyn Wall Collapse Tell Tale Of Horror

Two Brooklyn boys who seriously hurt in a backyard wall collapse two weeks ago are out of the hospital and talking only to CBS 2. Their injuries were so extensive, their lives may be changed forever.

04/26/2012

Firefighters remember their fallen comrade Lt. Rich Nappi at Engine 237 (credit: Terry Sheridan/1010 WINS)

Fallen FDNY Firefighter Richard Nappi Remembered At Engine 237 In Bushwick

Richard Nappi is being remembered as a hero. The 17-year veteran and father of two devoted his life to public service and responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11.

04/17/2012

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