| Jun 29, 2011
| 7:36 PM
A tense hostage situation following the botched robbery of a Brooklyn liquor store lasted several hours Wednesday before ending peacefully, and one of the freed hostages spoke exclusively to PIX11 News.
A local real estate agent, whose name is being...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 4:16 AM
A fatal house fire has claimed the life of a baby early Wednesday morning in Brooklyn.
The fire broke out at about 6 a.m. at a home located at 2048 East 57th Street in Flatlands.
Five people were removed from the house.
Fire officials say the baby...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 10:24 AM
A Brooklyn teen is charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon -- snowballs -- after he first threw snow, then punches at a mailman, police said Thursday.
Walter Ward, 16, is accused of attacking 33-year-old Russell Bumpurs on Wednesday...
| 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 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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
A Brooklyn man has been charged after police say he fatally mowed down a 14-year-old boy, fleeing the scene shortly after.
According to authorities, 41-year-old Paul Griffin was arrested and charged Thursday with leaving the scene of an accident and...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
An NYPD officer who's suspected of "moonlighting" as a pimp may never face criminal charges, even though the Internal Affairs Division has the married officer on wiretap, talking about having sex with a hooker--and wanting to pimp the woman out.
| Sep 24, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Police are looking for the driver of a car that struck and killed a woman Friday night in Flatlands.
According to investigators, Illian Hall, 56, was crossing Utica Avenue when someone slammed into her at the intersection of Flatlands Avenue, not...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:45 AM
They're the kind of neighbors everyone on the block wants to get rid of - and they've been causing trouble in a usually quiet Brooklyn neighborhood for years.
Flatlands residents say a group of six raccoons has been living inside an abandoned home on...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 1:01 PM
A 23-year-old passenger is in pretty bad shape after being shot during what cops suspect was an attempted livery cab robbery early Saturday in Brooklyn's Flatlands section.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. near Utica Avenue and Avenue M.
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Police filed charges Sunday against the 19-year-old suspect in connection with the attempted livery cab robbery, that put a man in the hospital in critical condition.
Authorities identify him as Michael Magnan; he's been charged him with attempted...