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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

Flatbush Brooklyn Store Robbery

Police Seek Robbers Who Held Up Clothing Store In Flatbush, Brooklyn

Police on Sunday were asking for help from the public in finding the suspects who robbed a department store in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

04/07/2013

Volunteers prepare Passover donations at Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Soup Kitchen Notes High Demand Ahead Of Passover

At Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush, the line was out the door on Thursday as those in need picked up Passover essentials like matzo and kosher wine.

03/21/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

1-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Flatbush, Brooklyn

Police Tuesday night were investigating the death of a 1-year-old boy in Flatbush, Brooklyn.

01/15/2013

Salvatore Perrone appears in court on Dec. 12, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Accused ‘Numbers’ Serial Killer Salvatore Perrone Stares Down Victims’ Relatives At Arraignment

A Staten Island salesman accused of killing three Brooklyn shopkeepers pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on Wednesday.

12/12/2012

(credit: Stan Brooks/1010 WINS)

154 Firearms Seized In Undercover Operations In Brooklyn

More illegal weapons have been taken off New York City streets as a result of a year-long investigation that involved three separate undercover operations, officials said.

10/18/2012

A school bus and a car collided in Brooklyn on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Two Injured After School Bus, Car Collide In Brooklyn

It happened just after 6 a.m. at the corner of East 21 Street and Church Avenue in Flatbush.

09/20/2012

L.R. Academy in Flatbush (Credit: CBS 2)

Operators Of Brooklyn Daycare Center Charged In Connection With Death Of Child

The NYPD arrested Cecily Roberts and her daughter, Camille Gordon, on Friday morning. They operate the L.R. Academy in Flatbush, which has been licensed by the city’s Department of Health since March of 2010.

09/15/2012

Scene of alleged Brooklyn stabbing (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Charged With Stabbing His Own Mother To Death

Police said Richard Cohen called 911 himself. Officers found his mother Anne stabbed several times.

08/12/2012

A fire rages in a building in Prospect Lefferts Gardens section of Flatbush on July, 26, 2012. (credit: twitter.com/fdny)

Lightning Strike Cause Of 6-Alarm Fire In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens Apt. Building

At least 18 apartments are considered to be a total loss, Smith reported. The other apartments in the building have water damage.

07/26/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

Sprint Store Flatbush

1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Brooklyn Stabbing

Police say that a 24-year-old Brooklyn man stabbed two men inside of a Sprint cellular phone store in Flatbush.

01/15/2012

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