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Man Crushed, Killed In Brooklyn Forklift Accident

A worker was killed Tuesday when a forklift rolled back and crushed him in Brooklyn.

06/10/2014

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Police: 3 Injured In Early Morning Brooklyn Crash

The driver of a 2013 Acura slammed into a tree on Ocean Parkway between Avenue O and Avenue P in the Midwood section of Brooklyn at around 3:30 a.m., police said.

05/25/2014

Residents say holes like this one were left behind and never repaired, after a National Grid project in February. (Credit:CBS 2)

Midwood Residents Say National Grid Left Their Neighborhood A Mess And Never Cleaned Up

Residents in the Midwood section of Brooklyn are dealing with piles of gravel, uneven sidewalks, and holes in the ground thanks to a National Grid service repair.

04/21/2014

James Madison High School in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Security Tightened At 3 Brooklyn Schools After Social Media Threats

A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.

02/27/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Early Morning Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Critical In Midwood

At 4:20 a.m., authorities responded to a report of shots fired at the corner of Ave I and East 16th Street in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

01/18/2014

Midwood Brooklyn Assault Suspect

Police Search For Suspect In Reported Possible Knockout Attack

Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who punched a woman in the back of the head and knocked her down as she walked with her 7-year-old daughter in Brooklyn this past weekend.

12/24/2013

Knockout Game Arrest

Man Charged In Latest Alleged ‘Knockout Game’ Attack In Brooklyn

Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”

11/23/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent ‘Knockout’ Incidents

There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.

11/20/2013

Brooklyn Bus Groping Suspect

Police: Man Got On Bus In Brooklyn, Groped Driver

A search was under way Saturday morning for a suspect who allegedly groped the driver of a bus he was riding in Brooklyn.

11/09/2013

Fire crews on the scene of a fatal fire in the Midwood section of Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Dead, 3 Hurt In Brooklyn House Fire

The two alarm fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at a house on E. 15th Street in Midwood.

10/30/2013

Brooklyn Livery Cab Robbery

2 Sought In Robbery Of Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

Police Sunday night were on the hunt for two suspects who robbed a livery cab in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

08/18/2013

A suspect wanted in connection with an alleged livery cab robbery in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. (Credit: Handout)

Cops Seek Pair In Connection With Alleged Midwood Cab Hold Up

Around 2 a.m. a livery cab was called to 1308 East 5th Street. Upon arrival a man the cab, placed a sharp object to the driver’s neck, and demanded money, according to authorities.

08/17/2013

Police say the body of a woman was found at a residence on Avenue N in Midwood on Monday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cops: Suspect Charged With Murder After Woman’s Body Found In Midwood Home

Ronald Friedfertig, 62, was also charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

06/05/2013

Police say the body of a woman was found at a residence on Avenue N in Midwood on Monday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Man To Be Questioned After Woman’s Body Found In Midwood Home

Police were called to a residence on Avenue N in Midwood around 9:30 p.m. Monday on reports of a foul odor.

06/04/2013

Midwood, Brooklyn Robber

Police: Man Robbed 71-Year-Old Woman, Knocked Her Down In Brooklyn

Police on Sunday were looking for a man who stole a 71-year-old woman’s purse and knocked her to the ground in broad daylight in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

05/12/2013

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