Sheepshead Bay

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

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

Worker Rescued From 8-Foot Deep Hole In Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn

A man was hospitalized Monday evening after being rescued from a narrow, eight-foot-deep hole at a construction site in Brooklyn.

08/26/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

2 Pedestrians Killed, 3 Injured In Separate Weekend Accidents In NYC

Two pedestrians were killed, and three others were injured, in four separate accidents this weekend in three boroughs of New York City.

07/28/2013

City kids had a chance to step up their handwriting on Saturday (Credit: FasTracKids NY)

City School Kids Get A Leg Up At ‘Handwriting Without Tears’

The program featured diagnostic handwriting tests for children and a seminar for parents, the event was designed to help give children ages four through eight a chance to excel in school.

06/22/2013

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Brooklyn Man Faces Number Of Charges For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

According to police, Steven Calandrillo, 25, slammed his car into a woman standing on the sidewalk at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2 a.m. on Saturday.

06/16/2013

Police: Car Jumps Curb, Kills Woman In Sheepshead Bay

Police arrived at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street and found Karin Eberts-Ayub, 53, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma to her body.

06/15/2013

Police vehicles sit outside a crime scene on Norstrand Avenue on April 4, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Maximum Sentence For Brooklyn Man Who Killed, Chopped Up Roommate

A southern Brooklyn man has been sentenced to a maximum life term for killing his roommate and hacking him into thousands of pieces, according to a published report.

04/29/2013

Police officer enforces odd-even gas rationing rule in New York City (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Man Facing Felony Charge For Trying To Cut The Gas Line

The plan was to cut the line and get on the one reserved for police officers and first responders, which is usually much shorter than the lines for the public.

11/11/2012

Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz inspects graffiti spray painted on the central monument leading to the eternal flame at Holocaust Memorial Park in Brooklyn on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 (credit: Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz)

Officials: Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found At Holocaust Memorial Park

A jogger apparently came across the graffiti Wednesday morning, according to Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz. It was spray-painted onto the central monument leading to the eternal flame.

08/08/2012

fishing

Best Fishing Spots In New York City

In the English language, nothing beats the phrase “gone fishin’.” Snag a little free time and take off with a rod and reel to cast your line at the most perfect places in New York. Get to work on that gone fishin’ sign, beg off for a mental health day from work and head out to one of these local fishing spots.

05/26/2012

Coney Island Hospital (credit: Ann Mercogliano/WCBS-TV)

Driver Charged In Deadly Ocean Parkway Head-On Car Crash

Beka Skhirtladze, 26, of Brooklyn, has been charged with reckless endangerment, vehicular manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, and reckless driving in connection with Saturday’s deadly crash.

05/07/2012

Coney Island Hospital (credit: Ann Mercogliano/WCBS-TV)

Police: Ocean Parkway Head-On Car Crash Leaves 23-Year-Old Man Dead

Police said that a head-on car crash in Brooklyn left one man dead and two other people injured. The collision happened late Saturday on the Ocean Parkway in Sheepshead Bay.

05/06/2012

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