Fort Greene

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

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Rape Suspect Surveillance

NYPD Releases Surveillance Of B’Klyn Sex Attack Suspect

Police have released surveillance video of a man they said tried to rape at least three women late at night in Brooklyn in the past month.


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Man Arrested In Brooklyn Basketball Court Shootings

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a Jan. 14 shooting on an outdoor basketball court that wounded five teenagers in Brooklyn.


John Lennon (credit: Getty Images)

Fans Honor John Lennon 30 Years After Murder

On the 30th anniversary of Lennon’s murder outside his Manhattan apartment building, admirers played his music nearby at Strawberry Fields and placed flowers on a mosaic named for his song “Imagine.”


Police say a man from Fort Greene, Brooklyn was abducted and robbed by a man posing as a corrections officer on August 26, 2010.

Cops: Fake Corrections Officer Abducted, Robbed Brooklyn Man

Police are hunting down a man they say is posing as a New York City corrections officer. Investigators say the fraud forced a man into his car and then robbed him.