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A wide, deep sinkhole opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Wednesday, June 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wide, Deep Sinkhole Opens In Middle Of Williamsburg Roadway

Traffic was snagged in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Wednesday afternoon, after a sinkhole estimated at 6 feet deep opened up in the middle of Driggs Avenue.

06/18/2014

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Citation Thrown Out For Man Who Said Dashcam Proved He Was Wrongfully Ticketed

A Brooklyn man ticketed for making a left turn from the wrong lane – and recorded his confrontation with a police officer on a dashcam – has had his ticket dismissed.

04/01/2014

FDNY truck (file/credit: Getty Images)

2 Fires Break Out Hours Apart On Same Floor Of Brooklyn Building

Two fires broke out only hours apart in the very same building in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

03/03/2014

Queens Robbery Suspect

Suspect Wanted In Robberies Of 3 Women In Queens

Police on Thursday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in the robberies of three women in Queens.

02/20/2014

Brooklyn Attempted Rape Surveillance

Search On For Suspect In Williamsburg Attempted Rape

Police on Tuesday were asking from help from the public in finding a suspect in an attempted rape in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

09/10/2013

Forest Hills

Rash Of Break-Ins Rocks Forest Hills, Queens

Since late February, thieves have hit nine homes between Metropolitan Avenue and Fleet Street, and between 69th and Continental avenues, police said.

04/01/2013

Bank Robbery Suspect

NYPD Seeks Suspect Who Robbed 4 Queens Banks

The NYPD was searching Wednesday evening for the suspect who robbed four different banks around Queens between July and just this past Saturday.

CBS New York–10/17/2012

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Police: Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run In Brooklyn

The 26-year-old victim was found lying on the ground on Metropolitan Avenue near Stewart Avenue around 5:15 a.m. Monday in Linden Hill, police said.

10/01/2012

A police car is seen behind the truck of the alleged hit-and-run driver in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Charged With DWI After Allegedly Striking 90-Year-Old In Brooklyn

Authorities announced the arrest of 47-year-old Hernan Diaz Thursday night. Diaz faces charges of DWI, vehicular assault and leaving the scene of an accident.

12/01/2011

Beer and a Movie (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880, clipart.com)

Want Booze With Your Movie? Head To Williamsburg’s Nitehawk Cinema

It is now legal to purchase alcoholic beverages in movie theaters in New York.

09/16/2011