Dyker Heights

Mary Jane Koller embraces Mickey the Beekeeper after he removed two hornets' nests from a tree outside her Dyker Heights home. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Gets Action: Beekeeper Removes Dangerous Hornets From Brooklyn Tree

Some Brooklyn residents were complaining about hornets all over their block were heaving sighs of relief Wednesday night.

08/26/2015

A Dyker Heights, Brooklyn woman says her block has been taken over by wasps. (Credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Woman: Wasps Have Taken Over Block, City Hasn’t Helped

A woman in Brooklyn said Tuesday that wasps have taken over her street, and she fears her children might get stung at an upcoming weekend event.

08/25/2015

Madeline Scotto at St. Ephrem's in Brooklyn. (credit: Katie Honan/dnainfo.com)

At 100 Years Old, Brooklyn Math Teacher Continues To Shape Young Minds

Madeline Scotto, who turned 100 on Thursday, is still working at St. Ephrem’s Elementary School in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn.

10/17/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Power Restored To Thousands Of Con Ed Customers Following Brief Outage In Brooklyn

Power was restored to Con Ed customers in the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn following a brief outage on Saturday afternoon.

02/15/2014

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For ‘Race Baiting’ Comments

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.

11/03/2013

Rocco Loccosiano was hit by a car in Dyker Heights on Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Look For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Brooklyn Boy

Rocco Loccosiano was crossing 80th Street in Dyker Heights when an impatient driver hit the boy in the crosswalk, breaking his arm.

10/10/2013

Dyker Heights Crash (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Man Dead After Being Struck By Pickup Truck At Dyker Heights Bus Stop

A 71-year-old man is dead, after being struck while waiting for a bus in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn this week.

09/18/2013

Dyker Heights Crash (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

71-Year-Old Man Critically Injured In Dyker Heights Crash

The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bay Ridge Parkway and 13th Avenue in Dyker Heights.

09/17/2013

Bay Ridge Spa

Brooklyn DA Shuts Down 5 ‘Spas,’ Indicts 12 On Prostitution Allegations

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.

09/09/2013

Massage parlors shut down in sting operation in Brooklyn (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

19 Arrests In Prostitution Crackdown At Brooklyn Massage Parlors

Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.

07/11/2013

Principal Madeleine Brennan retires after 50 years at the helm of JHS 201 in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Principal Retires After 50 Years At JHS 201

When Madeleine Brennan took over at the helm, JFK was in the White House and they were still building the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

06/26/2013

(file / credit: Getty Images)

Fire Destroys Row Of Stores In Brooklyn

The three-alarm blaze broke out on 11th Avenue between 62nd and 63rd Streets in Dyker Heights late Monday night.

06/11/2013

Residents in one Brooklyn neighborhood say they have no idea a potential dangerous speed bump is coming because the warning sign is blocked by a tree. (Photo: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Action In Case Of Troublesome Dyker Heights Speed Bump

“It’s an accident waiting to happen.” That was the word from residents along one Brooklyn block on Monday. They’re worried a newly installed speed bump does anything but make them safer.

05/13/2013

Southern Brooklyn Burglar

Arrest Made In Series Of Bay Ridge Burglaries, Investigation Continues

Joseph Cananzarro, 42, had allegedly been working in the 68th Precinct, which includes the Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton sections of Brooklyn.

05/04/2013

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Southern Brooklyn

A 37-year-old man was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash in southern Brooklyn.

12/01/2012

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