| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:26 AM
Cops are searching for a man they say swiped a straphanger's cell phone on the subway.
The suspect was on a southbound N train at the DeKalb Avenue and Flatbush Avenue station on Wednesday, Sept. 29 at 2:10 a.m. When he took the passenger's cell phone....
| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Like night follows day, when the snow melts, the trash piles bloom. Limited trash pickup started today citywide, with over 1,000 trucks starting to haul 50,000 tons of piled-up trash.
Fed up with the trash bags proliferating near her block, Brooklyn...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 6:33 PM
Police in Brooklyn are on the hunt for a man wanted for brutally attacking a female in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Jan. 22, and they are asking for the public's help.
The 26-year-old was walking around 10:40 p.m. in the vicinity of Glenwood Road and East...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
A Brooklyn nun who claimed she was the victim of a brutal rape is now recanting her story, telling police she made the whole thing up to cover up a consensual sexual encounter with a bodega worker.
According to police, the nun -- identified as 26-year-...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:12 PM
A fatal fire that broke out inside a Brooklyn apartment last weekend was sparked by a voodoo ceremony involving candles, fire officials announced Friday.
According to FDNY Fire Marshals, an open door and delays in calling police helped the blaze escalate...
| May 15, 2012
| 6:25 PM
An 18-year-old male was gunned down around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn, according to police.
His body was discovered near the intersection of Flatbush and E. 36th St, with a bullet wound to the head.
Detectives are now...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:59 AM
The three otters were born in February to Dixie, a 3-year-old female, and Oogie, a 10-year-old male. The pups are the first North American river otters born in a New York City zoo or aquarium since 1956 at WCS’s Bronx Zoo.
North American river...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:46 PM
An awful accident at the McDonalds on Flatbush Avenue in the Flatlands section of Brooklyn claimed the life of a woman in her 60s.
Police say the woman was walking in front of the McDonalds when an elderly driver backing up her Nissan Quest minivan...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Con Edison is warning Brooklyn customers that, because of problems with electrical equipment, voltage is being reduced by 5 percent in certain neighborhoods.
The neighborhoods affected are: Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Bedford Stuyvesant, Clinton Hill, Fort...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:41 PM
License plate capturing cameras are prowling Brooklyn neighborhoods--nabbing drivers who've managed to rack up at least $350 in parking tickets that are three months old--and holding their cars hostage with an electronic tire boot under a new program that...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:50 AM
Claiming Neo~Nazis have opened a new headquarters in Flatbush near Ocean Parkway, fliers calling for an emergency rally next Sunday are plastered on cars in the neighborhood.
The fliers come just a day after local elected officials and members of the...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Police are investigating and searching for suspects after somebody torched three cars and scrawled anti-semitic symbols on a van and some adjacent public park benches on Ocean Parkway in Midwood, Brooklyn. What's also happening in the wake of this hate...