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Citi Bike station (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Councilwoman Defends Citi Bike Stations On Landmark Blocks

In the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill neighborhoods, flyers were plastered along a city bike station saying “Residential landmark blocks are not for advertising or commercial activity.” Brooklyn City Councilwoman Letitia James said that’s unacceptable.

04/24/2013

Citi Bike Docking Station - New York, NY. (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Some Brooklyn Residents Say Citi Bike Racks Amount To Intrusive Advertising

Some angry neighbors have plastered new Citi Bike stations in Brooklyn with messages saying they amount to intrusive examples of “advertising” and “commercial activity.”

04/22/2013

Police are looking for a group of teenagers who may be connected to a series of cell phone robberies in Brooklyn (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspects In Series Of Brooklyn Cell Phone Robberies

The suspects have been identified as a group of black males in their late teens. One individual was seen wearing black pants and a white shirt, another was wearing jeans and a black and yellow Northface backpack, and the third was wearing a black sweatsuit.

04/20/2013

Bank Robber

Suspect Wanted In Bank Robberies In Brooklyn, The Bronx

Police Sunday were asking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in connection with two bank robberies in Brooklyn and one in the Bronx.

02/24/2013

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Boy, 13, Struck And Critically Injured By Van In Fort Greene

A 13-year-old boy was struck and critically injured by a van Wednesday in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway overpass.

02/13/2013

Brooklyn Bank Robber

Man Robs Bank In Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Police Tuesday were searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, making off with an unspecified sum of money.

01/22/2013

Scissors In Police Confrontation

Police Shoot Man Who Threatened Woman With Scissors In Fort Greene

A man threatening to stab a woman with a pair of scissors was in critical condition Wednesday evening after being shot and wounded by police in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

01/02/2013

A New York City street sweeper. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Struck, Killed By Street Sweeper In Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed by a city street sweeper early Saturday at the busy junction of Flatbush and Atlantic avenues in Brooklyn.

12/15/2012

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Cops Seek 6 Teen Suspects In Two Brooklyn Robberies

Both female victims were punched in the head and face. One woman had her cellphone taken, while the suspects took groceries from another, police said.

02/24/2012

Fatal stabbing/stock photo

Play Fight Between Friends Ends In Stabbing Death

A wrestling match between two friends ended in tragedy. Marcquel McDuffy was found bleeding to death in the stairwell of a building in Fort Greene on Friday night.

01/08/2012

Surveillance footage of Brooklyn robbery (credit: DCPI)

Police: Man Attacks, Robs Woman In Brooklyn

Police say the suspect followed his victim into her apartment building in Fort Greene.

12/31/2011

Matsu (file / credit: Joan Hong)

Dognappings Rampant In Brooklyn; Reward Offered For Stolen Yorkie ‘Matsu’

Joan Hong says her Yorkie named Matsu was stolen off the street in Brooklyn. It is the third dognapping reported in the last month.

08/17/2011

The ShopKeep iPad system is seen in use - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 12, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Brooklyn Wine Shop Replaces Cash Register With iPad

One Brooklyn wine shop and grocery store is uncorking the wave of the future.

07/13/2011

Wrought iron fences

Exclusive: NYC Thieves With A Taste For Wrought Iron Fences

Fences are supposed to help protect your home, but now they’re being targeted by crooks. There’s a new wave of crime involving some Brooklyn homeowners’ wrought iron fences.

05/31/2011

Organic Clothing

Go Green: A Guide To Organic Style In NYC

No one said that reducing your carbon footprint meant wearing ugly shoes. If you’re on a mission to keep your closet environmentally friendly check out some of these sustainable shops in NYC.

CBS New York–04/22/2011

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