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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

Josh Rubin (credit: Facebook)

Brooklyn Man’s Burned Body Identified In Pennsylvania

Brooklynites young and old mourned the loss of the energetic young man everyone seemed to like.

12/21/2011

CrashStat (credit: Transportation Alternatives)

Transportation Alternatives Maps NYC Pedestrian Crashes

The system – called CrashStat – is an interactive map. So, you can check out your own neighborhood.

10/17/2011

Brooklyn tent revival

Neighbors Say Brooklyn Tent Revival Volume So Loud, They’re Praying To God It Stops

Every night for the entire month of August the Gospel Tabernacle Church hosts a spiritual revival. Some neighbors say they’re not bothered by the message. They are bothered by the volume of the message.

08/16/2011

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NYPD: Missing Brooklyn Boy Leibby Kletzky May Have Gotten Into Man’s Car

The search for Leibby Kletzky continued Tuesday night more than a day after the 9-year-old boy from Borough Park went missing. A new surveillance video is being seen as a possible lead in the disappearance.

07/12/2011

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Man Shot, Killed In Brooklyn

At 11 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of 55 Linden Blvd. in the Flatbush section where officers found a 23-year-old black man shot in the torso.

05/01/2011

Flatbush Fire

Drive Held For Displaced Residents Of Flatbush ‘Voodoo’ Fire

Dozens of residents were forced to flee for their lives last Saturday when a fire tore through their Flatbush apartment building. On Saturday, new efforts were underway to help victims recover from the tragedy.

02/26/2011

Flatbush Fire

Investigation Continues In Deadly Flatbush Building Fire

The cause of Saturday’s five-alarm fire at a Brooklyn apartment building remains unclear after officials discovered the body of an elderly woman who died in the flames.

02/20/2011

A five-alarm fire raged for hours in Flatbush, Brooklyn as hundreds of firefighters tried to keep it under control. (Photo: CBS 2)

At Least 18 Firefighters Hurt Battling Five-Alarm Brooklyn Blaze

A five-alarm fire raged in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, leaving at least 18 firefighters and three residents with minor injuries.

02/19/2011

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