East Flatbush

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Man Killed By SUV In East Flatbush Hit-And-Run

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle in a hit-and-run early Saturday in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

11/17/2012

Voters at Vanderveer Methodist Church in East Flatbush (credit: Jumaane Williams/Twitter)

Problems Erupt At A Handful Of New York City Polling Places

Problems erupted at a handful of New York City polling places Tuesday, including a Lower Manhattan site that ran out of ballots, and reports of crowding at some sites in Brooklyn that attracted the attention of a city lawmaker.

11/06/2012

Vindalee Smith (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Note Threatening Pregnant Women Found Next To Stabbing Victim

Sources told CBS 2 the computer-generated note referenced Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo being let out of prison and threatening that a pregnant girl will die every week if Malvo is not freed from jail.

10/22/2012

Vindalee Smith (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Mother Mourned On What Was To Be Her Wedding Day

Smith, who was pregnant, was found stabbed to death in her East Flatbush home Saturday morning.

10/21/2012

Scene of fatal shooting in East Flatbush (credit: Google Maps)

Report: Bouncer Caught In Crossfire Killed Outside Brooklyn Nightclub

The victim, a 32-year-old man, was shot several times, police said. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

10/21/2012

Sarah Fox (credit: Handout)

Sources: DNA Links OWS Subway Protest To 2004 Murder Of Sarah Fox

Eight years after Juilliard student Sarah Fox was found dead in upper Manhattan, new evidence has emerged in the case.

07/11/2012

The Scene of the East Flatbush Shooting (credit: CBS 2)

Protest Held In Brooklyn Over Deadly Police Shooting Of Shantel Davis

A protest over a deadly police shooting in East Flatbush this week began at noon in Brooklyn on Saturday. 23-year-old Shantel Davis died after she was shot in the chest as she tried to drive off in a stolen car that police said she had crashed.

06/16/2012

The Scene of the East Flatbush Shooting (credit: CBS 2)

Tensions Rise As Investigation Of Fatal Police-Involved Shooting Of Unarmed Woman Continues

According to police, the woman was driving erratically and running red lights before she crashed the car into another vehicle. When the officers approached the car, the woman threw it in reverse and hit the gas, police said.

06/15/2012

Nazareth Regional High School (credit: Facebook)

Marked For Closure, There Is Now Hope For Nazareth High In Brooklyn

“Nazareth is a place where everyone feels comfortable and we’re at home at Nazareth. Our students in the inner city need schools like Nazareth,” principal Providencia Quiles said.

03/23/2012

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Nazareth Regional High School To Close Due To Dwindling Enrollment

Nazareth went from having just over 600 students in 2006 to 311 this year. The school will close its doors for good in June.

02/08/2012

Joyce King shows where the intruder made himself at home (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Broke Into Elderly Brooklyn Woman’s Home, Stayed For The Holidays

The freeloader not only broke in, he moved in, eating in one of her chairs, watching TV, setting up an XBox, all while Joyce King was visiting family between Christmas and New Year’s.

01/05/2012

Police say Benoit was in possession of this .38 revolver (credit: DCPI)

Accused Suspect In East Flatbush Shootout With Police Arrested

Police say plainclothes officers were in the area on a routine patrol when they saw 30-year-old Jerry Benoit standing on the corner adjusting his waistband.

09/23/2011

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Labor Day Weekend Marked By 42 Shootings In New York City

Mayor Bloomberg wants more federal involvement in gun control enforcement and a loophole addressed involving gun shows.

09/05/2011

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Police Looking For Suspect In Attempted Brooklyn Sex Assault

Authorities said the suspect entered the woman’s East Flatbush apartment through a fire escape and open window around 2 a.m. on August 18 and grabbed her buttocks.

08/24/2011

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Off-Duty Rikers Island Correction Officer Shoots Attacker In Brooklyn

An off-duty correction officer has shot and wounded a man who attacked him with a pipe outside a fast food restaurant in Brooklyn.

06/04/2011

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