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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

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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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‘Fake Subway Cop’ Arrested In Sunset Park Sex Assault Of Boy, 15

The man, who has a prior sex offense on his record, was taken into custody this morning in Sunset Park in the general vicinity of the attack, police said.

12/29/2011

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Police: Suspect Impersonated Cop Before Sexually Assaulting Teen Boy

The suspect is described as a white man, between 45 and 49 years old. Authorities said the man weighs about 145 pounds and has a bald head, grey mustache and a mole under the left side of his lip.

12/27/2011

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NYPD Investigates Fatal Beating Of Brooklyn Sex Shop Worker

Police say officers were responding to a report of an assault in progress Saturday when they found the body of 54-year-old Nimala Randunu on the floor of the store on Third Street in Sunset Park.

11/19/2011

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Police Looking For Suspect Wanted In Sunset Park Groping

Detectives say he approached the victim from behind then grabbed her before running away.

11/09/2011

Self-Defense Class

Self-Defense Classes On The Rise With Serial Gropers On The Loose

With more than one serial groper still on the loose in Brooklyn, self-defense classes are popping up everywhere from Park Slope to Sunset Park.

10/22/2011

Joshua Flecha was arrested Monday morning on drug charges and was picked out of a lineup by a Brooklyn sex assault victim, police said. (credit: Facebook)

Sex Abuse Charges Against Man Suspected In Brooklyn Groping Dropped

The sex abuse charges against Joshua Flecha were dropped because the alleged victim refused to sign the necessary paperwork, sources told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria.

10/19/2011

Joshua Flecha was arrested Monday morning on drug charges and was picked out of a lineup by a Brooklyn sex assault victim, police said. (credit: Facebook)

Cops: 2nd Brooklyn Groping Suspect Arrested While Watching Porn On Cell Phone

Police are questioning Joshua Flecha in nearly 20 or more gropings of women, and believe he may be one of the men in six sketches of suspects posted around Brooklyn.

10/18/2011

The NYPD released this compilation of sexual attackers in Brooklyn on Oct. 13, 2011. (credit: NYPD)

Sex Assault Pattern Continues In Brooklyn, Number Of Attacks Reaches 20

On Friday, the NYPD was canvassing Windsor Terrace, where another sex assault bumped the total to 20 in Brooklyn since March.

10/14/2011

Video still from a surveillance camera showing the attack on a woman in Park Slope on March 20 (credit: CBS 2)

Police Search For Suspect Wanted In 5 Sex Assaults In Brooklyn

The latest incident happened last Friday night as the victim left the Prospect Ave. subway station around 8:30 p.m. Police said the woman was jumped from behind but managed to fight the attacker off.

08/30/2011

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