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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.

03/03/2014

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.

11/11/2013

East Williamsburg Cocaine Bust

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.

11/10/2013

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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.

02/05/2013

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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.

02/04/2013

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.

04/19/2011

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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.

02/18/2011

Craigslist graphic (AP)

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.

02/15/2011