Tony Herbert

Community activist Tony Herbert (left) and Dahlia Espada (right) speaks out after her son was attacked near Atlantic Mall in Brooklyn (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Calls For Justice After Son Beaten By Group Of Teens In Brooklyn

Dahlia Espada said her 14-year-old son was beaten up by the group while walking to a subway station near the mall in Fort Greene.

03/18/2015

A teenage girl was brutally beaten by a group of other girls in an incident caught on video at a McDonald's in Flatbush, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Video Shows Group Inside Brooklyn McDonald’s Beating, Kicking Girl While Spectators Watch

A group of teenagers are seen on video pummeling a girl inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s — and no one tried to stop the violence.

03/11/2015

Cellphone video shows a confrontation between security guards and a teenage boy at the Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

Activists Outraged By Video Of Run-In Between Security Guards, Teen At Kings Plaza Mall

A violent confrontation between a teenager and security guards at the Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn was caught on video, and community activists were outraged.

10/08/2014

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

Suspect Accused Of Attacking Female Cop In East Harlem

She was punched in the face by a man in a group smoking marijuana at the Clinton Houses, police said.

07/21/2014

Kareem Granton, 11. (credit: CBS 2)

Missing 11-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Found Safe On Subway

Kareem Granton was found Monday morning at the Union Square subway station after someone spotted him in the subway and notified police.

03/10/2014

Symier Talley

Family: 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Left School Undetected, Walked Home Alone

The boy was in the restroom at P.S. 59 in Bedford Stuyvesant and became spooked when someone mistakenly turned out the light, community advocate Tony Herbert said. The child left the school and walked a few blocks to his father’s house.

01/24/2014

Ashlee And Myls Dobson (credit: Handout)

Mother Speaks Out After Woman Charged In Death of 4-Year-Old Boy

Myls Dobson died Wednesday after police found him unconscious in a bathroom at the Ritz Plaza building on West 48th Street.

01/10/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

5 Partygoers Shot, 1 Attacked In Brooklyn Building

Police were looking for a suspect or suspects in the gunfire, which erupted just after midnight at a building in the Howard Houses public housing complex in Brownsville.

12/31/2013

A police cruiser parked outside of the Kings Plaza Mall on Friday night. (Credit CBS 2)

Kings Plaza Mall Drops Policy Restricting Minors From Entry

Kings Plaza shopping center in Brooklyn has decided to lift a policy that forbade minors unaccompanied by adults, following a violent melee last week.

12/29/2013

Police investigate the shooting death of Shellis Gonzales (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Ex-Boyfriend Wanted In Murder Of Brooklyn Mom

Shellis Gonzales, 46, was found shot in the head and torso in her apartment on Chauncey Street in Ocean Hill around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, police said.

09/19/2013

A restaurant grade is seen at an establishment in Chelsea - New York, NY - Jan 19, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Activists: Grading System Hurts Minority Restaurant Owners

Community activists and restaurant owners protested Saturday, claiming that black and Hispanic restaurateurs are being unfairly targeted by the city Department of Health.

08/10/2013

The charred body of Shaniesha Forbes, 14, washed up on Gerritsen Beach in January. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man From Maine Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Teen

Christian Ferdinand, 20, from Limestone, Maine was arrested overnight and charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 14-year-old Shaniesha Forbes, police said.

05/16/2013

Scene of Thursday night's police-involved shooting in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

NYPD: Officers Shot Brownsville Suspect After He Pulled Out Firearm

The incident happened Thursday evening around 6 p.m. on Grafton Street at Livonia Avenue in Brownsville.

03/21/2013

An assortment of handguns (file/credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Youth Advocates Work To Curb Gun Violence

Community leaders, youth advocates and the Brooklyn District Attorney attended a conference at St. Francis College Saturday, discussing ideas to prevent teenagers from being forgotten at school and to prevent young people from turning to gun violence.

02/02/2013

Ammo recovered and turned into NYPD by community leaders

Brooklyn Community Leaders Push For Increased Funding For Gun Buyback Programs

Community leaders are banding together to encourage gun buyback programs across Brooklyn.

08/01/2012

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