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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

Brooklyn Deli Robbery Suspect

Police: Man Robbed Brooklyn Deli, Left When Clerk Fought Back

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in the robbery of a store in Flatbush, Brooklyn this past weekend.

01/09/2014

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lhota Announces Plan For More Proactive Policing, Voices Support For Stop-And-Frisk

Lhota said constant police training and community outreach are needed and added he doesn’t believe that many find stop-and-frisk over the top.

10/24/2013

Firefighters respond to a blaze at a home in Flatbush on Oct. 23, 2013 (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through 3-Story Home In Brooklyn

The blaze started around 4 a.m. Wednesday in a three-story home on East 35th Street between Flatbush Avenue and Avenue I.

10/23/2013

Police investigating the death of a baby in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Woman Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Baby

Anna Thomas, 20, has been charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of 19-month-old Justin Stephens, police said.

10/07/2013

Crime scene tape where officers shot and wounded machete-wielding suspect, Sept. 8, 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Man Carrying 2 Machetes Shot, Wounded By Police In Brooklyn

Authorities have charged a suspect who was shot and wounded by police as he allegedly wielded two machetes in Brooklyn.

09/08/2013

Scene of Flatbush house party shooting, Sept. 1, 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Victims Recovering After Gunfire Breaks Out At Brooklyn House Party

Police say two victims were taken to Brookdale Hospital in critical condition. The other victim was listed in serious condition at Kings County Hospital.

09/01/2013

Tharell Edward

DA: Suspect Accused Of Shooting Boy, 3, ‘Stashed The Gun’ Before Cops Arrived

Akeen Bernard’s bail was set Sunday at $75,000. The toddler, Tharell Edward, remains hospitalized in stable condition.

08/26/2013

Boy Shot In Brooklyn

Man Charged In Shooting That Wounded 3-Year-Old Boy In Flatbush

Police were holding and questioning a man Saturday night in a shooting that wounded a 3-year-old boy in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

08/24/2013

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Asks Some Brooklyn Residents To Turn Air Conditioners Off

Tuesday was a scorcher throughout the Tri-State Area, but Con Edison has advised some Brooklyn residents to keep their air conditioners turned off.

06/25/2013

Janixia Soto is credited with acting to save her toddler brother when a fire broke out. (credit: CBS 2)

Older Sister Credited With Saving Little Brother From Brooklyn Building Fire

Janixia Soto was holding her little brother on their fire escape but could not go down to the street because a ladder was broken. So the 11-year-old decided to drop her little brother into the arms of good Samaritans below.

06/06/2013

Brooklyn Mailbox Thefts

Postal Inspector: Brooklyn Mailbox Targeted By Thieves Is Now Safe To Use

The U.S. Postal Service said a corner mailbox in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn was safe to use Tuesday, after thieves targeted the box in a fishing scheme.

04/30/2013

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