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Prospect Lefferts Gardens

A look at the changing face of Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: The New Brooklyn

Brooklyn as a punchline? Forget about it. From real estate to job creation, New York’s most populous borough is hot and getting hotter. That means amazing opportunities, but also big challenges.

06/13/2014

Brooklyn Robbery Suspects

Police Seek 3 Suspects In Brooklyn Robbery Spree

Police on Tuesday were asking for the public’s help in finding three suspects wanted in a string of robberies in Brooklyn.

03/18/2014

Police are looking for this man in connection with the robbery of a livery cab in Brooklyn on Nov. 15, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Cops Hunt For Suspect In Brooklyn Livery Cab Robbery

When they arrived to East 79th Street and Farragut Road in Canarsie, the suspect placed an unknown object to the driver’s throat and forced him to hand over his wallet and leave the car.

11/18/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Man, 2 Women Shot In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn

A man and two women were shot and wounded early Saturday in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.

07/13/2013

Air Conditioner (credit: CBS 2)

Con Ed Asks Some Brooklyn Residents To Turn Air Conditioners Off

Tuesday was a scorcher throughout the Tri-State Area, but Con Edison has advised some Brooklyn residents to keep their air conditioners turned off.

06/25/2013

Kevon Brown (credit: NYPD)

Police Charge Man With Murder, Assault In Brooklyn Triple Shooting

Just before 3:30 p.m. Sunday, police said Kevon Brown opened fire on two men on Lenox Road in Prospect Lefferts Gardens. A 25-year-old man was hit in the torso and a 42-year-old man was shot in the torso and leg, police said.

06/04/2013

Shooting suspect Raheem Simon (NYPD/Twitter)

Multiple Shootings Reported In 48 Hours In NYC

The attacks include three fatalities on Sunday, another three on Saturday, a triple shooting in Prospect Lefferts Gardens and a shooting in Bedford-Styuvesant that left an 11-year-old girl severely injured.

06/03/2013

Lenox Road, Brooklyn Shooting

3 Men Shot In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

Three people were shot Sunday afternoon in the Prospect-Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.

06/02/2013

Brooklyn Mailbox Thefts

Postal Inspector: Brooklyn Mailbox Targeted By Thieves Is Now Safe To Use

The U.S. Postal Service said a corner mailbox in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn was safe to use Tuesday, after thieves targeted the box in a fishing scheme.

04/30/2013

Mailbox

Post Office Issues Warning After Thieves Begin Fishing From Brooklyn Mailbox

It’s fishing season in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn – but not in the sense of catching actual fish.

04/29/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Man Found Shot Dead In Cargo Van In Brooklyn

A man was found shot to death in broad daylight Tuesday in the Prospect Lefferts Gardens section of Brooklyn.

04/09/2013

Mugshot of Salvatore Perrone from 2001. (credit: Handout)

Alleged Gunman Indicted In Murders Of 3 Brooklyn Shopkeepers

The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.

11/27/2012

John Doe with duffle bag. (credit: NYPD)

Police Question Man In ‘John Doe Duffel Bag’ Brooklyn Shopkeeper Killing Cases

Police said the man is not a suspect but they believe he may have some answers in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers.

11/20/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (credit: NYPD)

City Leaders Call For Task Force In Tracking Down So-Called ‘Numbers Killer’ Suspect

State Senators Eric Adams and Kevin Parker, along with City Councilman Jumaane Williams called for the assistance of FBI profiling experts to track down whoever is responsible for these apparently linked killings, they announced on Sunday.

11/18/2012

Shopkeeper Slain

Shopkeeper Shot Dead In Brooklyn Boutique; ‘Numbers Killer’ Suspected

A 78-year-old man working inside a Brooklyn clothing store was shot and killed Friday night, and police found the shooter used same .22-caliber gun as was used in two earlier shopkeeper slayings.

11/17/2012

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