An exit on the Belt Parkway at Flatbush Avenue in far southern Brooklyn was closed Thursday night, after a gas leak erupted.
Two people were killed, and two more were injured, in a crash Monday evening in Marine Park, Brooklyn.
A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”
The incident happened at a home on Marine Parkway in Marine Park around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The walk’s organizers, the Marine Park Civic Association, said it can’t afford the insurance to continue the event.
Police on Sunday were searching for a robber who is wanted in 14 broad daylight robberies in Brooklyn – many of them targeting victims 65 or older.
Joseph Butrico’s dog is a nine-year-old German Shepherd named Maxwell. And Butrico told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that Maxwell does what a dog is supposed to do — bark!
Police said the victim was alone in the leasing office when two men knocked on the door, asking for the owner. Investigators said the woman let the men in. From there, security cameras were rolling.
Authorities said someone wrote the words “God don’t like Jews” in red marker on the window of a car owned by a Jewish family.
Members of a charity that helps victims of clergy sexual abuse will be back outside a Brooklyn church on Sunday morning to show support for two alleged victims.
Police said 30-year-old Thomas Dunikowski became embroiled in an argument with the teens that escalated into a physical altercation. They said Dunikowski returned to his home, got his rifle, and fired at the teens from his second floor window.
One woman, tired of high prices, is taking cigarette making into her own hands.
Authorities said Chelsea Koenig, 12, and 15-year-old Sara Koenig were last spotted at the Cortelyou Rd subway station around 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Several stores at Brooklyn shopping center have been dumping raw sewage and restaurant grease into a small creek that empties into Jamaica Bay, a wildlife jewel next to John F. Kennedy International Airport, authorities said Wednesday.