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Girl, 14, Shot While Walking Home From Brooklyn High School

The 14-year-old girl was shot in the leg while she was walking home from Benjamin Bennett High School.


An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Boy Hospitalized After Being Hit By Bus In Brooklyn

An 11-year-old boy was struck and injured by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon.


An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

Driver Slams Into Back Of Bus In Brooklyn, Dies

A 23-year-old Brooklyn man is dead, after his car slammed into the back of an MTA bus in Cypress Hills.


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Man, 76, Says He Was Beaten On Subway For Trying To Wake Sleeping Boy

A 76-year-old man was shocked Wednesday night than an assailant would brutally attack him after he was only trying to wake a child who was with the attacker on a subway train.


(credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

NYPD: Man Shot After Pulling Gun On Officer In Brooklyn

The NYPD said the uniformed officers were on patrol when they saw two men banging on a lobby vestibule door at the Cypress Hills housing complex, so they stopped to see what was going on.


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Police Seek 4 Suspects Who Set Up Sales On Facebook, Robbed Would-Be Sellers

Police have launched a search for four teenage boys and/or young men who set up meetings on Facebook with younger boys, only to rob them when the meetings took place.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

Students of I.S. 171 who take part in after-school band (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Local Cypress Hills Leaders Hold Fundraiser To Save After-School Band Program

The Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation set up a fundraiser, which has already pulled in nearly $3,000 to help keep the music program.


FDNY battles fire on Fulton Street in East New York. (credit: @FDNY via Twitter)

7-Alarm Blaze At Vacant Factory In Brooklyn Under Control

It took 200 firefighters and 54 units more than 15 hours to battle the blaze at the old commercial building on Atlantic Street in Cypress Hills.


A cabbie spotted the girl at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue. (credit:  Google Street View)

Mom Arrested After Toddler Found Wandering Streets In Brooklyn

A sharp-eyed cabbie spotted the 2-year-old wearing nothing more than a diaper around 2 a.m. in Cypress Hills.


A van rests on a pole at the scene of a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn on Jan. 26, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Carjacker, Off-Duty Lieutenant Trade Shots In Brooklyn; Carjacker Killed

Police say an off-duty cop witnessed the driver of another car take off on foot after slamming his car into a divider and then a light pole near Jamaica Avenue.


Officer Glenn Estrada was promoted to Detective on Friday, Dec. 23, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Officer Glenn Estrada, Partner Of Slain NYPD Cop, Promoted To Detective In Emotional Ceremony

He valiantly captured the alleged gunman who shot and killed his partner and on Friday, the NYPD honored its newest detective.


This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

Gun Buyback Nets 182 Weapons In Wake Of Officer’s Death

A Brooklyn gun buyback conducted on Saturday netted 182 weapons. The count includes 58 semi-automatic handguns, 1 sawed-off shotgun, 2 assault rifles, and a variety of other firearms


This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

In Wake Of Cop’s Death, NYPD Holding Gun Buy Back In Brooklyn

Those who turn in working guns will receive a $200 bank card, no questions asked and you do not have to give your name.


Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

5 Indicted On Murder Charges In Officer Peter Figoski’s Death

Though the suspects were not required to appear in court, they showed up and were met by a sea of blue.


Ray Kelly  (credit: CBS 2); Figoski (credit: NYPD); Lynch (credit: CBS 2)

Commissioner Kelly, PBA President Lynch Remember Slain Officer Peter Figoski

When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”