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Brooklyn Environmentalist Refuses To Contribute To City’s Ubiquitous Trash Piles

Walk down many of New York’s sidewalks and you’re likely to see piles of trash bags awaiting pick up.

01/08/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the theft of a wallet, and the fraudulent use of a credit card, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole Wallet, Ran Up Big Bill On Credit Card In Williamsburg

A manhunt was under way Tuesday for a suspect who police said stole a man’s wallet in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and ran up $500 on his credit card.

01/06/2015

Rodolfo 'Rudy' Lopez is wanted in the box-cutter slashing of a man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Box Cutter Attack Outside Williamsburg Nightclub

A suspect was arrested and charged Tuesday in connection with a box cutter attack on a man in front of a nightclub in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend.

12/30/2014

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Thousands Vie For Affordable Housing Units In Trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is known as one of the trendiest and most expensive neighborhoods in the city. But now, a new building is offering staggeringly low prices to rent and tens of thousands of people are vying to get in on it.

12/30/2014

Rodolfo 'Rudy' Lopez is wanted in the box-cutter slashing of a man in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Williamsburg Box Cutter Attack

Police have identified the suspect in a box cutter attack on a man in front of a nightclub in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this past weekend.

12/29/2014

New York Muffins Burglary

Police Search For Suspect Who Stole Dough From Williamsburg Muffin Shop

Police on Tuesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who ripped off $6,000 from the New York Muffins shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

12/09/2014

Brooklyn grocer Mayer Kohn (left) and his employee, Paulino Rodriguez (right) claim that the Taxi and Limousine Commission unjustly gave them a ticket and claimed that a private car they were riding in was an illegal cab. (CBS2)

TLC Apologizes For Seizing Brooklyn Fruit Store Worker’s Vehicle, Calling It Illegal Taxi

A Brooklyn fruit store manager and employee received a public apology from the Taxi and Limousine Commission, after they claimed that they were victimized by overzealous inspectors.

12/09/2014

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CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Grocer Says TLC Seized Car For No Reason

A Brooklyn fruit store manager was claiming Friday that he and an employee were victimized by overzealous inspectors, who deemed their private car an illegal taxi and seized it.

12/05/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Shot, Critically Wounded In Building In Williamsburg

A man was in critical condition Thursday after being shot in the lobby of a building in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

11/27/2014

Bushwick Theft Suspect

Police: Man Swiped Women’s Purses At Multiple Brooklyn Nightspots

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect who has ripped off women’s unattended handbags at multiple bars and nightspots in Williamsburg and Bushwick, Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

Rabbi Haim was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment when he was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Boy, 15, Faces Hate Crime Charges In Attack On Rabbi In Brooklyn

Rabbi Haim said he was attacked at the Marcy Avenue J Train elevated station in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, around 4 p.m. Monday.

11/19/2014

Rabbi Haim was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment when he was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

NYPD: Attack On Rabbi In Brooklyn Investigated As A Hate Crime

The incident took place at the Marcy Avenue J Train subway station Monday at 4 p.m.

11/18/2014

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Williamsburg Restaurant Owner Fed Up After Vandals Tag His Property…Again

A Brooklyn restaurant owner is saying enough is enough after he tried forgiving vandals who tagged his property.

11/14/2014

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New York City’s Best Nachos

A plate of cheesy, carb-y nachos is the ideal dish for sharing, whether you’re settling in for Thursday Night Football or catching up with friends. So get a group together and head to one of New York City’s best spots for nachos.

10/28/2014

Three man wanted for assault, robbery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Three Men Sought In Williamsburg Assault, Robbery

Police are searching for three men who they said assaulted and robbed a man outside a store in Brooklyn earlier this month.

10/27/2014

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