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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

Det. Kenneth Ayala released from Lutheran Medical Center on Monday, April 9, 2012 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Det. Kenneth Ayala, Officer Injured In Brooklyn Shootout, Released From Hospital

Fellow officers cheered as Det. Kenneth Ayala was released from Lutheran Medical Center. Officers said it was Ayala who saved their lives Saturday night when authorities said 33-year-old Nakwon Foxworth opened fire.

04/09/2012

Cops at the scene of the shooting. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wild Shootout In Brooklyn Leaves Four Cops Injured

Police got into a wild shootout in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn starting late Saturday night into the wee hours of Sunday morning, reports 1010 WINS’ Glen Shuck.

04/08/2012

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

Prosecutors: Sheepshead Bay Man Admitted To Killing, Chopping Up Roommate

A criminal complaint says 49-year-old Sergey Mamonov told police he beat his roommate to death during a fight on March 25 and carved up his body.

04/05/2012

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

Sheepshead Bay Man Accused Of Killing, Chopping Up His Roommate

Authorities announced that 49-year-old Sergey Mamonov was charged with murder in the death of 55-year-old Aleksandr Zilbergleyt.

04/04/2012

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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Brooklyn Woman Stabbed To Death Just Steps From Her Home

Police said Larisa Komsky was found stabbed twice in the leg and once in the arm on Homecrest Avenue before 1 a.m. Tuesday.

11/15/2011

Riza Atas (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers With Ties To Turkey React To Quake

“We’re still watching many buildings fell down. We feel very bad. We’re watching what’s going on there,” said Brooklyn resident Riza Atas.

10/23/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

New York City Battens Down The Hatches As Irene Begins Her Run Up Coast

Mayor Bloomberg said that senior citizen homes, nursing homes and hospitals in low-lying areas “must evacuate” by 8 p.m. Friday unless they are able to show that their location or provisions for back-up power would allow them to stay safe.

08/25/2011

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Police Want To Question Teens In Connection With Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

According to authorities, a 9-year-old boy was stabbed in the stomach with an unknown object as he was walking with his grandmother near 1401 Emmons Avenue in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

08/12/2011

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Prosecutors: Sheepshead Bay-Based Prostitution Ring Busted

A prostitution ring that was based in Brooklyn but did a brisk business on the internet has been busted, prosecutors said.

07/20/2011

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