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Downtown Brooklyn (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Downtown Brooklyn Gas Leak Prompts Evacuations, Partial Shutdown Of Brooklyn Bridge

A major gas leak shut down part of the Brooklyn bridge, and forced the evacuation of the federal courthouse in downtown Brooklyn Saturday morning.

03/28/2015

A man was shot and wounded at the Borough Hall subway station in downtown Brooklyn on Monday, March 10. (Credit: Nica, via Instagram)

Sources: Retired Correction Officer Shoots, Kills Man In Brooklyn Subway Quarrel

A retired New York City correction officer shot and a man who later died Tuesday evening, in a confrontation at the Borough Hall subway station in busy downtown Brooklyn, sources said.

03/10/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the groping of a woman in the DeKalb Avenue subway station in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Squeezed Into High-Wheel Subway Turnstile, Groped Woman’s Buttocks

Police were searching Tuesday night for a man who allegedly groped a woman’s buttocks in a downtown Brooklyn subway station last month.

01/14/2015

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1950 Time Capsule Unearthed In Downtown Brooklyn

A time capsule buried beneath the old Metropolitan Transportation Authority headquarters in downtown Brooklyn was cracked open Wednesday.

10/01/2014

A construction supervisor was stabbed Monday afternoon on Montague Street in downtown Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Quarrel Over Pay May Have Led To Stabbing At Brooklyn Construction Site

A construction supervisor was stabbed in downtown Brooklyn Monday afternoon, in what police believe might have been an argument over pay.

09/22/2014

Police believe this man put his head under a woman's skirt in a downtown Brooklyn subway station, then attacked her when she pushed him away. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Charged With Putting Head Under Woman’s Skirt, Attacking Her In Subway

A man was arrested and charged Friday with burying his head under a woman’s skirt in a Brooklyn subway station, and then attacking her when she pushed him away.

09/12/2014

Police believe this man put his head under a woman's skirt in a downtown Brooklyn subway station, then attacked her when she pushed him away. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Put Head Under Woman’s Skirt, Attacked Her In Brooklyn Subway Station

Police on Thursday were asking the public for help in finding a suspect who allegedly buried his head under a woman’s skirt in a Brooklyn subway station, and then attacked her when she pushed him away.

09/11/2014

Junior's Cheesecake in Downtown Brooklyn (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Junior’s Cheesecake Owner Decides Not To Sell Flagship Building In Downtown Brooklyn

The home of Brooklyn’s most famous cheesecake is not for sale after all.

09/09/2014

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Police: 1 Person Taken To Hospital Following Shooting In Downtown Brooklyn

Police said two people got into a dispute and one victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries including a gunshot wound to the leg and a graze wound to the head.

08/27/2014

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De Blasio Administration Unveils New Downtown Brooklyn Development Projects

The de Blasio administration has proposed a 21-acre greenway, more retail stores and business improvements that would attract the arts.

07/16/2014

Five people were injured when a facade on the side of the Brooklyn Bridge collapsed in Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 2. (Credit: FDNY)

5 Hospitalized After Facade On Side Of Brooklyn Bridge Collapses

Five people were sent to hospitals Wednesday evening when a façade collapsed beneath the Brooklyn Bridge in downtown Brooklyn.

07/02/2014

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1010 WINS: Several Injured In Weekend Shootings In NYC

At least 13 people were wounded in nine separate shootings over the weekend across the city.

06/01/2014

Downtown Brooklyn Bank Robbery Suspect

Police: Suspect Left Empty-Handed In Brooklyn Bank Robbery

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in a bank robbery in downtown Brooklyn.

02/27/2014

Junior's Cheesecake in Downtown Brooklyn (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Junior’s Cheesecake Selling Flagship Building In Downtown Brooklyn

while the owner of the famed diner and desert spot insists Junior’s will return there, customers fear losing it for good.

02/20/2014

News conference (Credit: WCBS 880's Marla Diamond)

2 More Claim Racial Profiling Against Macy’s

The allegations come on the heels of a scandal involving claims of racial profiling by employees at major retailers.

11/26/2013

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