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School Bus Vandalism

Strike Gets Ugly: Tires Slashed At Private School Bus Yard

With the New York City school bus strike now a week old, it’s starting to get ugly. In the dead of night, buses parked in depot had their tires slashed.

01/23/2013

Police at McCarren Park Pool - Brooklyn, NY - Jul 19, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Renovations In Brooklyn’s McCarren Park Will Do Away With ‘Hipster Lake’

Renovations have gotten underway in McCarren Park in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, with the goal of doing away with the giant puddle known as “Hipster Lake.”

01/22/2013

USS Monitor statue in McGolrick Park vandalized. (credit: Instagram/jacleigh)

Civil War Statue Vandalized In Greenpoint Park

The Greenpoint Monitor Statue, which was built in 1938, depicts a man working on the USS Monitor, the legendary ironclad battleship that was built and stationed in Greenpoint.

01/07/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Scrambles After Sandy Floods Evidence Warehouses

Two months after superstorm Sandy, we are continuing to find out about the extent of the damage. Two NYPD warehouses were flooded out and now the city is dealing with the consequences.

01/02/2013

ESU officers take up positions in front of the “Ritz Carlton Hotel.” (credit: NYPD)

PHOTOS: NYPD Conducts Anti-Terror Drill On ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Set In Greenpoint, Brooklyn

The set remained up as officers with the Emergency Service Unit rushed to the scene by police helicopter and fast-roped onto the boardwalk to rescue hostages.

09/19/2012

School Bus (file/credit: CBS 2)

Parents Of Autistic Children Complain Of City School Bus ‘Nightmare’

Some parents said their autistic children were left on buses for hours or not picked up at all.

09/10/2012

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Police Seek Public Help In Tracking Down Two Armed Robbery Suspects

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of committing a series of armed robberies in Greenpoint.

07/21/2012

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Brooklyn Man Arrested On Manslaughter Charges In Connection With Fatal Accident

Police have arrested a Brooklyn man on manslaughter and homicide charges after he allegedly killed a 24-year-old man in Sunnyside Queens while driving drunk.

05/13/2012

Ryan Beauchamp (credit: Handout via NYPD)

Suspect In Deadly Brooklyn Subway Fight In Police Custody

Ryan Beauchamp, 33, turned himself in at the 94 Precinct station house in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Tuesday, CBS 2′s John Slattery reported.

03/27/2012

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

TLC Analysis Shows Outer Borough Taxi Riders Are Big Tippers

The city tabulated the tip data by using information from all credit-card payments during a week in January.

03/26/2012

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Brooklyn Sewage Plant Offering Valentine’s Day Tour

Looking to take your sweetheart on a Valentine’s Day date she’s not soon to forget?

02/10/2012

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Officials Investigate Legality Of Billboard That Collapsed On BQE

The buildings department is examining the billboard, looking at the bolts that held it in place and if it was built too close to the road.

01/14/2012

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Earrings That Resemble Swastikas Raise Eyebrows In Greenpoint

Whereas the infamous Nazi swastika has points that seem to face clockwise, earrings that were for sale at the shop face counter-clockwise.

01/11/2012

Surveillance video of a suspect wanted in a robbery at a Dunkin' Donuts in Greenpoint (credit: DCPI)

Suspect Sought In Dunkin’ Donuts Robbery In Greenpoint

The suspect walked up to the register at the store on McGuinness Boulevard shortly after midnight Sunday and demanded cash from a worker at gunpoint, police said.

09/27/2011

Studio Jewelry In Brooklyn (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Jewelry Store Owner Shot During Robbery

Police say they are looking for two suspects and say it’s unclear how much was taken from Studio Jewelry in Greenpoint.

07/25/2011

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