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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.

12 hours ago

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

Brooklyn Shooting Scene (credit: CBS 2)

Summer Of Violence Continues With Pair Of Shootings In Brooklyn

National Action Network President Rev. Al Sharpton will participate in one of a series of nighttime “Occupy the Corner” demonstrations Saturday night. The demonstrations are scheduled for nine Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island intersections associated with violent crime.

08/18/2012

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1 Teen Shot, Another Killed Outside School In Brooklyn

Gunfire suddenly broke out around 7pm Saturday as a group of boys were playing basketball outside of P.S. 119 on Avenue K in Flatlands.

07/17/2011

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Teen Dies In Brooklyn Shooting

Police said the teenagers were approached by a man with a gun and shot near East 39th Street and Avenue J.

07/16/2011

Trevonne Winn (credit: Facebook)

NYPD Investigates Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man In Brooklyn

Candles were left on an East Flatbush sidewalk for Trevonne Winn, murdered on a spot far from home. Relatives said the 24-year-old from Red Hill, South Carolina, was in the area to visit his Aunt.

04/24/2011