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Brooklyn Residents Concerned With Uptick In Gun Violence As Stop And Frisks All But Disappear

Police in East New York and Brownsville have basically done away with stop and frisks in the first half of 2014.

08/16/2014

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Girl Who Survived East New York Apartment Stabbing Speaks Publicly For First Time

Showing off her dance moves and speaking publicly for the first time, Mikayla Capers told CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell what she’s looking forward to most this upcoming school year.

08/09/2014

Daniel St. Hubert, charged in a stabbing that killed 6-year-old P.J. Avitto and wounded 7-year-old Mikayla Capers, appears in Brooklyn Court via a video feed from Bellevue Hospital on Friday, Aug. 8. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Finds Brooklyn Child Stabbing Suspect Fit To Stand Trial

The man accused of stabbing two children in a Brooklyn public housing development elevator – killing one – was found fit to stand trial on Friday.

08/08/2014

Surveillance video shows the suspect walking up to the the unidentified 41-year-old victim and opening fire.

Surveillance Video Shows Man Getting Shot In Face In Brooklyn

Police are searching for a man who they said shot another man in the face in Brooklyn. The incident occurred around 8:15 p.m. Sunday on Stanley Avenue in East New York.

07/29/2014

A look at the apartment where 3 children were critically injured in a fire in East New York on July 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Children Hurt In Brooklyn Apartment Fire

The blaze broke out just after 11 a.m. at an eight-story building on Loring Avenue in East New York.

07/29/2014

People Organizing and Working for Empowerment and Respect says this photo shows an NYPD officer placing Rosan Miller in a choke hold. (Credit: Handout)

Group Accuses NYPD Officer Of Placing Pregnant Woman In Choke Hold

An East New York advocacy group held a news conference Monday announcing that it has video and photos of a cop placing the 7-months pregnant woman in a choke hold.

07/28/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Victims’ Family Members Crowd Courtroom As Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.

07/02/2014

Authorities investigate a police-involved shooting in Brooklyn on June 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Hurt After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn

It happened around 4:30 a.m. at Liberty Avenue and Van Siclen Avenue in East New York.

06/16/2014

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

Officer Fires Shot At Man Who Allegedly Pointed Gun In East New York

An officer fired a shot at a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers in East New York, Brooklyn early Sunday, police said.

06/15/2014

Prince Joshua "P.J." Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (credit: CBS 2)

Great-Grandmother Of Girl Attacked In Elevator Speaks On Her Recovery

Nearly two weeks ago, Daniel St. Hubert allegedly stabbed Capers and her best friend, 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto inside an elevator at the Boulevard Houses in East New York.

06/14/2014

Police say Tanaya Copeland was pronounced dead after being found unconscious and unresponsive in East New York. (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral For Brooklyn Woman Who May Be Alleged Victim Of Child Stabbing Suspect

Services will be held Wednesday for 18-year-old Tanaya Copeland.

06/11/2014

One of the men who police believe is responsible for a series of robberies in Brooklyn and Queens. (Credit: DCPI)

Search is On For Three Men Wanted In Connection With Series Of Robberies In Brooklyn, Queens

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying three men involved with a series of robberies that took place in Brooklyn and Queens.

06/10/2014

The funeral program for 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto is seen on June 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of 6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Attack

The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.

06/06/2014

Daniel St. Hubert In Court

Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Meets Angry Crowd, Faces Judge For First Time

A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.

06/05/2014

East New York Stabbing Victims' Families

Families Express Gratitude To NYPD After East New York Stabbing Suspect Is Caught

The families of two children who were stabbed in East New York, Brooklyn this past weekend were expressing gratitude and grief Thursday after a suspect was apprehended.

06/05/2014

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