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Brooklyn Q Train iPad Thief

Police Search For iPad Thief Who Struck In Brooklyn Subway

Police on Saturday were searching for a thief who swiped a woman’s iPad out of her hand on a subway train in Brooklyn.

04/27/2013

A minivan narrowly misses two joggers in Park Slope on April 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Video: Joggers Dodge Van Seconds Before It Smashes Into Park Slope Deli

Dutch tourist Caroline DeJong and her friend were out for a jog at the time, and their New York visit was almost cut tragically short.

04/24/2013

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio discusses "borough bias" outside City Hall - Feb. 21, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

De Blasio: City Inspectors Taking Advantage Of Outer Borough Small Business Owners

“We talk openly about sexism or racism. This is boroughism,” Public Advocate Bill de Blasio said at City Hall on Thursday. “This is clear bias according to borough.”

02/21/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

02/17/2013

Moments like this will soon no longer take place, due to the NYC school bus strike. (Photo: CBS 2)

Fan Favorite Puppet Theater May Close Down Due To NYC School Bus Strike

The impact of the New York City school bus strike, which will soon be entering its fourth week, is not just hitting parents, children and bus drivers. It’s now impacting those who help make a city school field trip a lasting childhood memory.

02/07/2013

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Police: 67-Year-Old Man Shoved To His Death In Apparent Robbery In Park Slope

The incident happened just after 7 p.m Wednesday night on 18th Street.

01/10/2013

Apple iPhone

Brooklyn Man Says He Tricked iPhone Thief Using Dating App

A Brooklyn man now has his stolen iPhone back – after he claims he tricked the thief into meeting him through his OKCupid dating app.

01/05/2013

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Reports: Park Slope Residents Think Area Has Too Many Frozen Yogurt Shops

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, and some residents of the community have had enough, according to published reports.

CBS New York–10/22/2012

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Report: Park Slope Neighbors Want Chicken Coop Gone

Neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have launched a petition to evict a chicken coop that recently added eight more birds to its community garden.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

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Community Board 3 Set To Vote On PARK Smart Parking Plan In Jackson Heights

The plan would increase the time limits on parking meters from one hour to two hours in some places, including 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue. But it would also cost more.

09/29/2012

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NYC Booting Pilot Program Begins Targeting Ticket Scofflaws In Brooklyn

The city is testing out the boot program for the next three to six months with the hope that it will be more convenient for everyone. But some already want to give the boot to the boot, calling it unfair for drivers.

06/25/2012

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Security Gate Collapse In Brooklyn Raises Awareness About Potential Dangers

Meanwhile, the woman and child crushed when the gate collapsed onto the Park Slope sidewalk Thursday are out of the hospital.

06/08/2012

Officials are investigating what caused this security gate in Park Slope, Brooklyn to collapse. (credit: CBS 2)

Babysitter, Child Injured After Security Gate Crashes Down In Park Slope

Sparks flew as workers took apart and then removed the crippled steel gate. Emergency crews converged on the scene at 225 5th Avenue — outside the 5th Avenue Cat Clinic — shortly after the incident occurred around 4:15 p.m.

06/07/2012

The spot in Park Slope where a 22-year-old woman was recently attacked. (Photo credit: CBS 2)

Woman Attacked In Brooklyn, Could Be The Work Of A Serial Groper

Police fear that a serial groper may be targeting women in Brooklyn. A woman was groped on Wednesday on 16th street in Park Slope, across the street from where another woman was groped fourteen months ago.

05/23/2012

Prosecutors say Thomas Parkin (L) is seen on surveillance video dressed up like his dead mother at a DMV to renew her driver’s license. (credit: Kings County District Attorney's Office)

Brooklyn Man Who Dressed As Dead Mom To Collect SS Checks Sentenced For Fraud

Thomas Parkin was convicted May 3 on charges including grand larceny and mortgage fraud and was sentenced Monday to 13 2/3 to 41 years in prison.

05/22/2012

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