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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting Outside Flatbush Catering Hall

Quaron Isaacs, 20, of Brooklyn, was shot in the back and died at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.

12/15/2014

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Professor Known For Anti-Israel Remarks Speaks At Brooklyn College; Some Critics Furious

Steven Salaita, who has drawn heated controversy and lost a professorship for anti-Israel comments he posted on social media, spoke at Brooklyn College Thursday night.

11/20/2014

Fire rips through a three-story apartment building on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn on Nov. 19, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

1 Killed, 16 Hurt In Early Morning Fire In Brooklyn

The fire broke out at 12:38 a.m. Wednesday in a three-story apartment building with a store-front church on Flatbush Avenue in Flatbush.

11/19/2014

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Brooklyn Landlord Agrees To Settlement On Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that landlord Yeshaya Wasserman agreed to end the reported harassment and intimidation of tenants in Flatbush and Crown Heights.

10/08/2014

Mail allegedly hoarded by postal worker Joseph Brucato. (credit: U.S. Attorney's Office)

Brooklyn Mail Carrier Accused Of Hoarding 40,000 Letters

A New York City postal carrier is accused of failing to deliver more than 40,000 pieces of mail, some dating to 2005.

09/26/2014

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Brooklyn Parents Concerned After Teacher Arrested On Sex Abuse Charges

Omil Carrasquillo, a teacher at P.S. 249 in Flatbush, was booked Wednesday on sex abuse and child endangerment charges.

09/25/2014

Scene of shooting that injured two men in Flatbush on Aug. 23, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Violent Night In New York City After 4 Shot In 3 Incidents

One of the shootings happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

08/23/2014

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Police Look For Suspects In Triple Slashing In Flatbush

Police are looking for suspects after a knife-wielding attacker slashed three people during a dispute outside a Brooklyn catering hall.

06/15/2014

Two images of Kareem Potomont who police say is a person on interest in connection with a shooting in Brooklyn that injured a 13-year-old boy. (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Hit With Attempted Murder, Other Charges In Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Boy In Brooklyn

Kareem Potomont, 21, has been charged with a slew of offenses after being captured in Queens on Thursday.

04/18/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect in the shooting that wounded Gama Droiville, 13 (inset) in Brooklyn on Monday, April 14. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD/Droiville Family)

Suspect Sought After Boy, 13, Shot In The Head In Brooklyn

Gama Droiville, 13, was waiting for the bus with his aunt and cousin when police said a gunman opened fire on the sidewalk.

04/15/2014

Police say several people were hurt in hit-and-run, multi-vehicle crash in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For Driver After Multi-Vehicle Crash In Brooklyn

A Toyota SUV hit a parked car on Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush and then sped off toward Bedford Avenue where he hit four more cars, police said.

03/31/2014

James Madison High School in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Security Tightened At 3 Brooklyn Schools After Social Media Threats

A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.

02/27/2014

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Best Boozy Brunches In Brooklyn

Brunch is a staple across New York City. The true brunch gems go the extra mile, offering bottomless drinks. Check out these top-notch boozy brunches in Brooklyn.

02/24/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Race To Fix Battered Roads As Potholes Claim Tire After Tire

Potholes have been claiming tire after tire and car after car around the Tri-State area. The situation has gotten so bad that one highway had to be shut down for part of the weekend to undergo repairs.

02/08/2014

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Brooklyn. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspect In Pair Of Armed Robberies In Flatbush, Crown Heights

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a suspect who is wanted in connection with a robbery pattern that took place in the Flat Bush and Crown Heights sections of Brooklyn.

01/19/2014

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