Fort Greene

Community activist Tony Herbert (left) and Dahlia Espada (right) speaks out after her son was attacked near Atlantic Mall in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Calls For Justice After Son Beaten By Group Of Teens In Brooklyn

Dahlia Espada said her 14-year-old son was beaten up by the group while walking to a subway station near the mall in Fort Greene.

03/18/2015

A surveillance image of a vehicle allegedly driven by two men who tried to pick up a 10-year-old girl in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Search Continues For Suspects, SUV In Attempted Child Luring In Brooklyn

Police said a 10-year-old girl was walking down the street when she was approached by two men in a BMW X3 SUV who asked her if she wanted to get inside the car.

03/13/2015

A surveillance image of a vehicle allegedly driven by two men who tried to pick up a 10-year-old girl in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Men Tried To Get Girl, 10, Into SUV In Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Police on Thursday were searching for two suspects who allegedly tried to pick up a 10-year-old girl in Fort Greene, Brooklyn earlier this week.

03/12/2015

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Man Shot Dead In Fort Greene Public Housing Development

A man was shot and killed in the middle of the day Thursday in a public housing development in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

02/19/2015

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Mayor’s Office: City Exceeded Targets In Funding Affordable Housing In 2014

The city financed the creation of more than 17,300 affordable housing units during 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced Thursday.

01/15/2015

Cans left behind by the victim of a brutal Brooklyn sexual assault. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Elderly Woman Violently Sexually Assaulted On New Year’s Day

Police were working Friday night, to track down the man who dragged an elderly woman to a stairwell and attacked her in her own neighborhood.

01/02/2015

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Police Search For 3 Suspects In Fort Greene Robbery

Police are searching for three suspects in connection with a burglary in the Fort Greene/Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn.

10/14/2014

Abby Weissman's webcam captured video of a woman not cleaning up after her dog. (credit: South Oxford Street Block Association)

Fort Greene Residents Go After Dog Walkers Who Fail To Scoop The Poop

Residents of the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn have set up a “Dog Walkers Hall of Shame,” in an effort to catch those who fail to clean up after their pets on video or camera and post them online.

08/11/2014

Police found a stash of ATVs, dirt bikes and handguns, and a separate stash of cash and heroin, after executing warrants in Brooklyn on Monday, July 14. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest 3, Find Stashes Of Dirt Bikes, Guns And Heroin In Brooklyn

Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.

07/15/2014

A surveillance image of a woman wanted in the snatching of a purse in a Fort Greene, Brooklyn restaurant. (Credit: NYPD)

Woman, 68, Accused Of Snatching Purses In Brooklyn

A 68-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with snatching two purses from restaurants in Park Slope and Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

06/24/2014

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Apartments Robbed After NYCHA Asks Tenants To Leave Doors Open For Renovations

Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.

05/30/2014

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Prisoner Escapes Police Custody In Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

The suspect escaped from custody at Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, on the cusp of Fort Greene and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, around 7 p.m., police said.

04/07/2014

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NYPD: ‘Do The Right Thing’ Spray Painted On Brooklyn Home Days After Spike Lee Rant

Just days after Spike Lee went on a rant about gentrification in New York City, police confirm someone vandalized a home next to where the filmmaker used to live in Brooklyn, police said.

02/28/2014

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Spike Lee Defends Comments On NYC Gentrification

Lee spoke out Wednesday about his controversial remarks made during a speech at a Pratt Institute event for Black History Month Tuesday night.

02/27/2014

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Spike Lee’s Comments On NYC Gentrification Spark Debate In Fort Greene

During a lecture at Pratt Institute Tuesday, the director and Brooklyn native said that white newcomers to neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Bedford-Stuyvesant are doing the wrong things.

02/26/2014

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