Sunset Park

Mingdong Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Chinese Immigrant Indicted On 5 Counts Of Murder For Brooklyn Slashings

A Brooklyn grand jury voted Friday to indict Mingdong Chen, 25, for the killings. First degree murder no longer carries the death penalty in New York State, but does apply in a case of multiple killings.

11/01/2013

A police car is seen outside the 57th Street home where five people, including four children, were stabbed to death Oct. 26, 2013. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010WINS)

Mother, 4 Children Stabbed To Death In Brooklyn

A mother and her four children were stabbed to death in Brooklyn on Saturday night, and a relative of the children’s father has been charged with their murders.

10/27/2013

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

Man Arrested In Sunset Park Stabbing Death

Juan Ramos, 64, is charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

09/30/2013

Police tape blocks off the scene of a shooting at a Brooklyn jewelry store. (Credit CBS 2)

Suspect In Custody Following Shooting At Brooklyn Jewelry Store

Shiny pieces of evidence were left scattered on the ground in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Monday after suspects stormed a jewelry store and shot the owner.

09/23/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes ‘A Total Fraud’

According to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.

09/04/2013

Police said four people suffered minor injuries in an ambulance crash in Sunset Park, Brooklyn on Aug. 15, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Ambulance Crashes In Brooklyn, 4 Injured

Chopper 2 HD was over the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 61st Street in Sunset Park where an ambulance had flipped on its side in the middle of the road.

08/15/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on 46th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn - June 3, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Quinn: NYC Prepared To Sue Holding Company Over Crumbling Brooklyn Buildings

Conditions in three buildings in Brooklyn have gotten so bad that it rains through the roof and sometimes there are no lights for days.

06/03/2013

The Park Slope street where a couple was found with stab wounds to the neck. (Credit Google Maps)

Man Charged With Stabbing Woman To Death In Brooklyn

A 44-year-old Brooklyn man has been charged with murder, after a woman reported to be his girlfriend was found stabbed to death.

04/08/2013

The Park Slope street where a couple was found with stab wounds to the neck. (Credit Google Maps)

Report: Man Stabbed Girlfriend Before Turning Knife On Himself

Officers responding to a call at 336 51st Street in the Sunset Park Section of Brooklyn found a 31-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man with stab wounds to the neck.

04/06/2013

Brooklyn Robbery Getaway Van

Police Seek Suspects Who Robbed Woman In Southern Brooklyn

Police have requested the aid of the public in finding two men who robbed a woman and pushed her to the ground in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn.

03/19/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Firefighter Arrested, Charged With DWI

A New York City firefighter was arrested in Brooklyn early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence.

03/09/2013

Joseph Gray (credit: CBS 2)

S.I. School Defends Controversial Hiring Of Ex-Cop Convicted Of Manslaughter

Former police officer Joseph Gray, 51, served 10 years in prison on four counts of manslaughter. Now, he has been hired as a custodian at St. Clare’s school in Staten Island.

10/16/2012

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WCBS 880 Exclusive: FDNY Honors Brooklyn Firefighters For Sunset Park Rescue

Members of Engine 201 Ladder 114 rescued 33 people one morning last year. Three of them will be honored at the FDNY medal ceremony at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue.

06/06/2012

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World’s Largest Rooftop Farm To Be Built In Sunset Park

Bright Farms CEO Paul Lightfoot said the farm will be able to grow a million pounds of produce each year including tomatoes, lettuce and herbs.

04/06/2012

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Police: Man Critically Injured In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Witnesses say the driver, a woman, ran a red light in Sunset Park Wednesday night. Her car slammed into the man near 50th Street and 6th Avenue.

02/02/2012

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