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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

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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

Investigators at the scene of a deadly hit-and-run in Midwood (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Driver In Fatal Brooklyn Hit And Run

The incident occurred around 10 p.m. as Noah Foxman was crossing Coney Island Avenue near Avenue K.

01/27/2012

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

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on the city to do whatever it takes to stop the animals believed responsible for attacking other dogs, a young child and an elderly woman.

01/25/2012

A Nazi Swastika (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspect In Brooklyn Hate Crimes Being Questioned

A Manhattan man has been arrested in connection with a series of hate crimes. The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force has been investigating a number of hate crimes in the city since early December, including a number of anti-Semitic phone calls as well as anti-Semitic graffiti and vandalism.

01/16/2012

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Anger, Outrage Remains In Midwood After Swastikas, Anti-Semitic Slurs Found Painted On Homes

The Jewish community is working to wipe away the remnants of hate but the faint reminder of the swastikas vandals painted on the buildings is still visible.

01/16/2012

Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Bay Ridge Toyota presented a handicapped-accessible vehicle to the family of a wheelchair bound Brooklyn boy. (credit: CBS 2)

Midwood Residents Angry, Frightened Over Anti-Semitic Graffiti

“This is just the latest in a series of ongoing anti-Semitic occurrences in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, and people are justifiably very concerned and upset,” said Assemblyman Dov Hikind.

01/15/2012

Midwood cars torched

Police: Torching Of Brooklyn Cars May Have Been Insurance Scam

Police sources said the firebombing was not likely a hate crime, but an insurance scam, and could have manufactured by someone outside the community.

01/11/2012

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