Flatlands

A woman was wounded by a stray bullet while in an ambulance on Wednesday, Nov. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman In Ambulance Hit By Stray Bullet In Flatlands, Brooklyn

Shots were fired on a Flatlands, Brooklyn street Wednesday afternoon, and one of the bullets struck an ambulance – injuring an elderly woman inside.

11/19/2014

A police chase on Tuesday, Nov. 18 led to a crash that left two women injured in Marine Park, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspect Hit Officers, Slams Into Car After Chase In Brooklyn

Police Tuesday afternoon said a driver struck two officers in Brooklyn, and then led police on a chase that ended in a crash which left two women injured.

11/18/2014

Police investigate a pedestrian death in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn on Oct. 26, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Woman Struck, Killed By SUV While Walking To Work In Brooklyn

The woman, who was in her 60s, was walking on Ralph Avenue and East 65 Street in the Flatlands neighborhood when she was hit by a Nissan Pathfinder and dragged about 200 feet.

10/26/2014

A surveillance image of two suspects who allegedly threatened a 1-year-old boy at gunpoint during a robbery on East 49th Street in Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Held Gun To 1-Year-Old’s Head In Brooklyn Robbery

Police were searching Wednesday for two suspects who allegedly pointed a gun at a 1-year-old child’s head as they robbed the residents of a home in Brooklyn.

09/24/2014

Three girls between the ages of 9 and 13 were struck by this van in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Tuesday, July 2, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Driver Strikes Mom, 2 Kids In Brooklyn; 1 Girl Dead

A driver of an allegedly stolen minivan lost control Wednesday and struck a mother and two children on a sidewalk in Flatlands, Brooklyn, killing one of the girls, police said.

07/02/2014

A construction crew works at the site of a future homeless shelter in the Flatlands sections of Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Residents Shaken Over Nearby Construction They Say Has Damaged Homes

Residents in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn say they’ve endured months of house-shaking construction related to the construction of a nearly 200-bed homeless shelter on East 45th Street.

05/05/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Intersection Plagued By Red Light Runners

It is being called Brooklyn’s most confusing intersection. It’s so confusing some drivers think it’s OK to deal with it by breaking the law.

04/25/2014

Police at a home in Brooklyn after a body was discovered in a storage container. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Man Faces Charges In Connection With Body Found Stuffed In Storage Container

Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a plastic storage container in Brooklyn on Saturday.

04/20/2014

Police at a home in Brooklyn after a body was discovered in a storage container. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Police Questioning Person Of Interest After Body Found Stuffed In Storage Container

Police said they made the discovery at a home in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

04/19/2014

Brooklyn Multi-Vehicle Crash

6 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Flatlands, Brooklyn

A five-car crash in Brooklyn sent several people to the hospital late Friday.

12/07/2013

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Man Dead After Hit-And-Run In Flatlands, Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed late Friday in a hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn.

11/23/2013

Some of the cocaine seized by police during a search in Flatlands, Brooklyn on Sept. 7, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

3 Arrests Made As Police Seize Loaded Gun, Drugs During Search Of Brooklyn Apartment

Officers found about 2 kilos of cocaine, a pound of marijuana and a loaded .380 semi-automatic gun in the Flatlands apartment.

09/08/2013

A home on East 40th Street in Brooklyn that was destroyed in a fire in 2009 is seen on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets Action After Flatlands Residents Demand House Destroyed In 2009 Blaze Be Torn Down

The home at 1114 East 40th Street in the Flatlands was once a pretty, Victorian house. But neighbors said it caught fire after someone tossed a Molotov cocktail at the property back in 2009.

06/11/2013

Girl's Hair Set On Fire

Boy Accused Of Setting Girl’s Hair Ablaze Outside Brooklyn School

A sixth grade boy at a Brooklyn elementary school was accused of setting a girl’s hair on fire with a lighter at a park near the school Tuesday afternoon.

06/04/2013

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Man Charged In Connection With Shooting Of Livery Cab Passenger

The first incident happened at around 1 a.m. at a house party in Flatlands. Four people were wounded in that shooting. About an hour and a half later and just a few blocks away, police say a man tried to hold up a livery cab stopped at a traffic light.

08/19/2012

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