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Raccoon (credit:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images, FILE)

Frustrated Residents: Raccoons Slowly Taking Over New York City

They’re getting into garbage cans, backyards and even breaking into homes. And what’s more, these resourceful raccoons are outsmarting the most determined of trappers.

10/05/2012

The facade of the building that collapsed on Carlton Avenue, killing one worker on Sept. 10, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Onlookers Describe Frightening Brooklyn Building Collapse

The incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 214 Carlton Ave., in the Clinton Hill, where a new four-story building was being built.

09/10/2012

Crispus Attucks Playground (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Officials: Brooklyn Playground Has Become A Hot Spot For Prostitution

The Crispus Attucks Playground on Classon Avenue in Clinton Hill is closed at night but every morning investigators are finding evidence of sex.

08/27/2012

A sign for the proposed pedestrian plaza in Dorman Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential Pedestrian Plaza In Midwood Being Met With Resistance

At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.

04/25/2012

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Cops Seek 6 Teen Suspects In Two Brooklyn Robberies

Both female victims were punched in the head and face. One woman had her cellphone taken, while the suspects took groceries from another, police said.

02/24/2012

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Clinton Hill ‘Halloween Lady’ Homegrown Haunted Extravaganza To Draw Thousands

Janna Kennedy Hyten had no idea when she started a haunted house for friends and neighbors 17 years ago that her Brooklyn residence would quickly become the place to visit during Halloween, drawing crowds of 5,000 each year.

10/27/2011

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As Parking Rules Return, NYers Forced To Dig Out Cars

If you haven’t dug out your car from the ice and snow of the recent snowstorms, you’d better dig out fast. Parking rules will go back into effect on Monday.

02/07/2011

Police officer Feris Jones is honored for her role in the salon shooting. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Officer Who Stopped Salon Holdup Gets Promoted

Officer Feris Jones was promoted to detective in recognition for her role in thwarting Saturday’s Brooklyn salon robbery. Mayor Bloomberg commended the Jones for her “incredible bravery.”

10/26/2010

Winston Cox

Hair, Hair! Off-Duty NYPD Cop Praised In Salon Heist

A New York Police Department officer was off duty and getting her hair done when an armed bandit came in and announced a holdup. Police say she coolly drew her own pistol and exchanged fire.

10/25/2010

Winston Cox

NYPD Top Cop Praises Officer In Salon Robbery Attempt

The suspect, named as Winston Cox, tried robbing a beauty salon where an off-duty police officer was getting her hair done, police said.

10/24/2010

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