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This image shows a tornado off Brooklyn on Sept. 8, 2012.  (credit: Instagram/Joey Mure)

NWS: Weekend’s Tornadoes Brings Total To 10 Twisters In NYC Since 2007

The two twisters that touched down Saturday are the latest of about 60 small tornadoes that have hit the area in the past
half-century, the years for which complete data are available.

09/10/2012

Tornado damage in Breezy Point (Credit: CBS 2)

Massive Cleanup Begins Following Tornadoes, Heavy Thunderstorms In Brooklyn And Queens

Damaging storms that spawned tornadoes in Brooklyn and Queens have turned a normal day of rest into a day of cleaning up on Sunday.

09/09/2012

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At Least One Dead Following Latest Shooting In Brooklyn

More blood has been shed in Brooklyn, a shooting in Canarsie left one dead another injured on Sunday.

08/05/2012

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Reward Offered In Shooting Death Of Auxiliary Police Officer In Brooklyn

EMS responders found Francky Aleger, 39, unconscious near the corner of East 95th Street and Glenwood Road in the Canarsie section of the borough around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

04/05/2012

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Auxiliary Cop Found Shot To Death In Brooklyn

EMS responders found Francky Aleger, 39, unconscious near the corner of East 95th Street and Glenwood Road in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.

04/04/2012

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NYPD: 2 Men Robbed Livery Cab Driver At Gunpoint In Brooklyn

Police said around 12:40 a.m. Saturday, two men asked to be driven to East 88 Street and Seaview Avenue and once they arrived at their destination, the suspects robbed the driver at gunpoint before fleeing on foot.

03/19/2012

Pizza Slice: (Photo: Jesse Zanger/melikeeat.com)

Was It The Pizza? Students From Same Classroom At P.S. 115 In Canarsie Get Ill, Vomit

Department of Education spokeswoman Margie Feinberg, issued the following statement late Friday afternoon: “Five hundred students were served lunch – all the students who got sick came from the same classroom.”

12/16/2011

A school bus struck a house after a collision with an SUV on Nov. 7, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Driver Injured After Collision Sends School Bus Into Brooklyn Home

Officials said an SUV hit a school bus on Rockaway Avenue near Avenue N around 8:20 a.m. The impact apparently sent the bus – which had no children on board – into a home.

11/07/2011

1457 E. 102nd St in Canarsie. (credit: Google Street View)

Brooklyn Stepfather Charged With Murder In Canarsie Beating Death

Lakeshia Seymour was found unconscious and suffering from severe head trauma in front of her house at 1457 E. 102nd St in Canarsie.

07/15/2011

1457 E. 102nd St in Canarsie. (credit: Google Street View)

Stepfather Arrested In Beating Death Of 18-Year-Old Woman In Brooklyn

Police say they found the female victim’s body at a house in Canarsie on Thursday afternoon. She had suffered severe head trauma.

07/14/2011

P.S. 114  in Brooklyn (Photo/CBS 2)

Community Celebrates Successful Effort To Keep P.S. 114 In Brooklyn Open

Community members declared victory Tuesday and vowed to do everything in their power to make sure the public school on Remsen Ave. in Canarsie stayed open.

03/01/2011

Buick Regal

Canarsie Residents Finally Get Relief From Eyesore

A year-long battle over a car is over. Frustrated residents at a New York public housing complex have been complaining for months about an abandoned car, parked in a disabled parking spot.

02/28/2011

Warren Bell (left), with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz (center)/Handout

Brooklyn Shop Giving Away 1 Million Green Bagels

Warren Bell, owner of Bagels By Bell in Canarsie, is giving away one million green bagels to help fans cheer on the Jets.

01/18/2011

'Streets in Poem Form'

Racy Poetry Book To Be Cleaned Up For Student Use

A controversial urban poetry book will be sanitized before it is taught again in New York City public schools.

12/24/2010

'Streets in Poem Form'

Racy Poetry In Classroom Angers Brooklyn Parents

Some Brooklyn parents are fuming Thursday over a book passed out to their children in school, which featured poems with sexually explicit comments about everyone from drug dealers to presidents.

12/23/2010

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