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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

Members of the national champion Edward R. Murrown High School chess team (credit: CBS 2)

Murrow High School In Brooklyn Brings Home National Chess Championship

The National High School Chess Championship was held last weekend in Nashville. This marks the eighth national title for the school.

04/09/2013

Fire at home of Midwood rabbi on Thursday April 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Damaging Blaze Guts Home Of Brooklyn Rabbi; Firefighters Rescue Torahs

Neighbors watched helplessly as flames engulfed the Congregation Dvar Moshe Of Horodnke on East 27th Street in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

04/04/2013

Passover Seder/file (credit: Spencer Platt
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Shoppers Head Out To Prepare For Passover This Monday

It may be a religious tradition that is thousands of years old, but there is nothing old-fashioned about Passover, which starts this coming Monday evening.

03/20/2013

Surveillance image of Feb. 2, 2013 Brooklyn rape suspect (credit: NYPD)

Neighbors On Edge After Broad Daylight Rape In Brooklyn

The hunt continued Monday for a rapist and robber who struck in broad daylight in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and neighbors were on edge as they learned about the horrifying attack.

02/04/2013

A guitar by Tony Costa

Stories From Main Street: S.I. Sandy Victim Getting New Custom Guitar From Brooklyn Man

Andrew Carro and his wife Jule, of Oakwood Beach, lost everything. Their home shifted and the roof caved in.

01/28/2013

FDNY Ambulance

Girl, 15, Struck And Killed By Van In Midwood, Brooklyn

A 15-year-old girl was struck and killed by a van Tuesday afternoon as she crossed the street in Midwood, Brooklyn.

01/22/2013

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Report: Man Who Died In Brooklyn Fire Had Been Smoking In Bed

A man who was killed in a fire in Brooklyn early Saturday had been smoking in bed, according to a published report.

11/17/2012

People climb down a destroyed section of boardwalk after checking the storm's approach in the Rockaway neighborhood on November 7, 2012 in Queens. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Nor’easter Dumps Snow Across Tri-State, Interrupts Sandy Recovery Efforts

The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain and snow and plunged households that waited for days without power because of Sandy back into darkness in temperatures near freezing.

11/08/2012

Authorities said this surveillance footage shows Denis Ildatov stealing a $10,000 menorah from the home of a prominent Brooklyn rabbi. (credit: NYPD)

Man Charged With Burglary After Allegedly Stealing $10,000 Menorah From Rabbi

Clear surveillance footage captured a man, who authorities said was Denis Ildatov, stealing a menorah that is worth nearly $10,000, and other religious items from Rabbi Yehezkel Zion’s home.

08/27/2012

A sign for the proposed pedestrian plaza in Dorman Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potential Pedestrian Plaza In Midwood Being Met With Resistance

At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.

04/25/2012

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12 Hurt After City Bus, Meals On Wheels Van Collide In Brooklyn

The MTA said a Meals On Wheels van ran a red light and slammed into a B11 bus around 10 a.m. this morning at Ocean Avenue and Avenue J.

03/19/2012

This video screenshot shows the two pit bulls that are terrorizing people in parts of Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

Stray Pit Bulls Terrorizing Residents In Midwood And Borough Park Captured

“People were afraid to get out of cars, people were afraid to walk the street,” Assemblyman Dov Hikind said.

02/16/2012

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