East Williamsburg

Firefighters battle a blaze in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Aug. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out Near Gas Station In East Williamsburg

A fire reached three alarms Thursday morning in Brooklyn.


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13 Charged With Selling Drugs Near Brooklyn Schools

The suspects were arrested Wednesday after police executed search warrants at the Bushwick and Borinquen Plaza housing developments in East Williamsburg.


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Boy, 15, Charged In Shooting That Wounded 2 Teens In East Williamsburg

A 15-year-old boy was charged Friday night in connection with a shooting that wounded a teenage boy and girl in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn last month.


Police on the scene of a shooting in East Williamsburg on Jan. 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Two Shot Near School In East Williamsburg

The shooting happened at around 2:45 p.m. at Grand Street near Bushwick Avenue.


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East Williamsburg Building Deemed ‘Most Diverse’ In NYC

With New York City being such a melting pot, you think it’d be hard to determine which building is the most diverse.


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Cops: 1 Killed, 2 Injured In East Williamsburg Shooting

Jahmal Jerome, of Brooklyn, was found with a gunshot wound to the head at the Bushwick Houses early Sunday morning.


Dominique Ansel's cronut. (Photo by Ari Perilstein/Getty Images for Barneys New York)

NYC’s Most Unusual Doughnuts

The city’s most unusual donuts go beyond Boston cream and honey dip. In some cases, they even go beyond round. But no matter how wild or wacky, these donuts share one common characteristic: they’re all utterly yummy.


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2 Fires Break Out Hours Apart On Same Floor Of Brooklyn Building

Two fires broke out only hours apart in the very same building in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


Police on the scene of a shooting in Brooklyn on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Members Of Indie Rock Band Shot, Killed In Williamsburg

A musician shot and killed two members of an Iranian indie rock band and a third musician and wounded a fourth before killing himself early Monday, police and the group’s manager said.


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Police: 10 Kilos Of Cocaine Found During Brooklyn Traffic Stop

Police this weekend found 10 kilos of cocaine in a car they pulled over for defective lights in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.


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Suspect Charged In Deadly Stabbing In Brooklyn Housing Development

One of two suspects has been captured and charged in a stabbing that left a man dead in the Cooper Park public housing development in Brooklyn.


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Man Dies 2 Days After Stabbing In East Williamsburg Housing Development

A Brooklyn man is dead, two days after he was stabbed in front of a building in the Cooper Park Houses development.


This gray sedan was struck by an allegedly intoxicated Sanitation worker in East Williamsburg. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Police: Sanitation Worker Charged With DWI In Brooklyn After Crashing Into Hyundai

Authorities said a preliminary investigation determined the 30-year-old Sanitation worker drifted into oncoming traffic on Grand Street and Bushwick Avenue in East Williamsburg.


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John Hopkins, Who Allegedly Held A Woman As A Sex Slave, Due In Brooklyn Court

A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman claims that Hopkins offered her free room and board via Craigslist, but instead she was handcuffed to a radiator, beaten, bound, gagged and raped repeatedly.


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DA: Woman Who Answered Craigslist Ad Held As Brooklyn Sex Slave For 8 Days

John Hopkins, 45, has been arrested on rape charges. The alleged victim said Hopkins held her in apartment on Humboldt Street for eight days.