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A man died after his East Flatbush apartment caught fire Aug. 3, 2014. (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

East Flatbush Apartment Fire Leaves Man Dead

Firefighters and police responded to a 911 call at 411 E. 49th St. just after 4 a.m.

08/03/2014

Gama Droiville speaks to CBS 2 in July 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gama Droiville, Brooklyn Teen Shot In The Eye, Talks About Recovery

He was a happy-go-lucky teenager who loved nothing more than to sing in his church choir. But Gama Droiville’s life changed in an instant when he was caught in crossfire.

07/31/2014

Kimani Gray, 16, was shot and killed by police on Saturday, March 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

No Criminal Charges Coming For Officers Who Shot And Killed Kimani Gray, 16

No criminal charges will be coming for the officers involved in the shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn last year – sparking massive protests.

07/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Held In Deadly Stabbing Of Roommate In East Flatbush, Brooklyn

Police apprehended a man Monday in connection with the fatal stabbing of his roommate in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

07/28/2014

Officials call for the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission to reconsider its ruling denying landmark status to Jackie Robinson's former Brooklyn home. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Officials Renew Push To Have Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn Home Declared Landmark

There’s doubt about the historical significance of a Brooklyn house that was once home to Jackie Robinson, but don’t tell that to supporters of an effort to grant city landmark status to the house.

05/19/2014

Gama Droiville sings that National Anthem on May 15, 2014, at Citi Field. (credit: CBS 2)

Gama Droiville, 13-Year-Old Shot In East Flatbush, Sings National Anthem Before Mets-Yankees Game

Gama Droiville, the 13-year-old Brooklyn boy was struck in the eye by a stray bullet last month, sang the national anthem Thursday night at the Subway Series at Citi Field.

05/15/2014

Prom Dresses (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/FILE)

Free Prom Dresses Available At Samuel J. Tilden High School In East Flatbush

Free prom dresses will be given away to high school girls at Samuel J. Tilden High School in East Flatbush. Last year, over 300 teens walked away with free dresses, bigger numbers are expected on Saturday.

05/10/2014

Scene of shooting that claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn on April 26, 2014 (Credit:  Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Teenager Shot And Killed In East Flatbush

Police are investigating a shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn on Saturday.

04/26/2014

Ambulance (credit: clipart.com)

FDNY: 1 Person Seriously Hurt In East Flatbush Blaze

The FDNY received the call at 1:42 p.m. at 832 Linden Boulevard in East Flatbush and had the blaze under control by 2:07 p.m., fire officials said.

04/14/2014

Police tape blocks off the scene of a triple shooting in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on April 6, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

3 Men Shot In East Flatbush

A police spokesman said a man has been taken into custody and his gun was retrieved.

04/06/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Girl, 13, Found Dead In East Flatbush, Brooklyn

A 13-year-old girl was found dead of unknown causes Saturday morning in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

03/22/2014

East Flatbush Fire

2-Alarm Fire In East Flatbush Injures 4

Four people were rushed to Kings County Hospital — one in critical condition — after a two-alarm fire erupted in an East Flatbush, Brooklyn, apartment building on Tuesday.

01/07/2014

Lincoln Memorial

Brooklyn Students Headed To Washington For Gettysburg Address Anniversary

Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.

11/18/2013

East Flatbush, Brooklyn Rape Suspect

Police Search For 2 Suspects In Brooklyn Rape

Police on Wednesday were searching two suspects in connection with the sexual assault a 16-year-old girl in East Flatbush, Brooklyn late last week.

10/30/2013

Police are looking for these two men -- and another who is not pictured -- in connection with an Aug. 7 home invasion in East Flatbush. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Brooklyn Home Invasion Suspects

The men knocked on the door of the victim’s East Flatbush home on Aug. 7, claiming to be cops.

09/17/2013

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