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Iconic El Greco Diner In Sheepshead Bay To Close Friday

After 40 years, a Brooklyn culinary favorite will close its doors for good.

12/18/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a blaze in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Dec. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

66-Year-Old Man Found Dead In Sheepshead Bay Fire

Once the fire was extinguished, emergency responders found Shewming Seto, 66, unconscious and unresponsive inside the home, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

12/15/2014

El Greco Diner website. (credit: http://www.elgrecodiner.com/)

Sheepshead Bay’s Iconic El Greco Diner To Close Next Week

Sheepshead Bay’s El Greco Diner will be closing its doors next Friday, co-owner George Venetoklis said.

12/12/2014

A man and woman were found dead, and a suspicious substance was detected, in this building in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Found Dead, Cyanide Detected In Sheepshead Bay Building

A man and woman were found dead Monday afternoon in an apartment in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

10/20/2014

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly came at them with knives in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn on Friday, Oct. 3. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Officers Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Man Allegedly Quarreling With Mother In Brooklyn

Police shot and killed a man who allegedly came at officers with knives Friday evening, when they came to a Brooklyn home to resolve a quarrel between the man and his mother.

10/03/2014

A sketch of a suspect in a string of robberies in southern and southeastern Brooklyn in September 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Robber Struck 4 Times In Southern, Southeastern Brooklyn

Police on Friday released a sketch of a suspect in a string of robberies in southern and southeastern Brooklyn last month.

10/03/2014

Police said the driver of this tow truck damaged several cars during a late night demolition derby run in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

Tow Truck Mayhem Causes Damage, Rattles Nerves In Sheepshead Bay

Police called it an overnight case of crash and dash. A truck driver allegedly damaged a string of cars in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, and then fled into the night.

07/25/2014

Eliceo Cortez (right), a 14-year-old autistic boy from Brooklyn, returns home on Monday, May 19, 2014  after he went missing days earlier. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Mother Says Missing Autistic Brooklyn Teen Spent Weekend At Times Square Dave & Busters

Eliceo Cortez was found in good health in the area of Oriental Boulevard around 7 a.m. Monday, police said.

05/19/2014

Brooklyn Pigeon Drop Suspect

Police: Suspects Made Off With $13,000 In ‘Pigeon Drop’ Scams In Brooklyn

Police Wednesday night were searching for two suspects who allegedly pulled pigeon drop scams on two women in Brooklyn.

03/19/2014

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

ME Says Deceased Brooklyn Toddler Was Beaten; Mother Charged With Assault

The New York City Medical Examiner’s office has ruled that a 2-year-old boy died from violent injuries, and his mother has been charged with assault.

02/11/2014

Brooklyn Snow Plow Window Break

Brooklyn Car Leasing Company: City Snow Plow Shattered Window

A car leasing company in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, found its front window shattered when it opened for the day earlier this week, and said surveillance video revealed that a city snow plow was to blame.

02/06/2014

A Mute Swan (file/credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Some Sheepshead Bay Residents Not Happy With DEC’s Plan To Remove Mute Swans

Mute swans are large white birds with orange and black bills; they are less vocal than other swans.

01/25/2014

Brooklyn Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For 2 Suspects In String Of Brooklyn Store Robberies

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find two men wanted in the robberies of three stores in southern Brooklyn.

11/25/2013

Sheepshead Bay Drug Ring Defendants

Police Bust Alleged Drug Ring That Halted Operations For Shabbat

Police have busted up an alleged ring of drug dealers who allegedly had been selling heroin, oxycodone and other drugs in southern Brooklyn – but had been shutting down operations every Friday evening to observe Shabbat.

09/10/2013

Elena Adams (CBS 2)

Cops: Woman Offered Investigator Jewelry, Stamps To Kill Husband

The would-be hit was supposed to go down on Sunday. Instead, Elena Adams, 57, was arrested in Sheepshead Bay after a meeting with an undercover investigator to allegedly discuss the murder of her husband.

08/29/2013

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