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Flatlands

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  • Passenger Critical After Suspected Gunman Tries To Rob Cabbie, Cops

    Passenger Critical After Suspected Gunman Tries To Rob Cabbie, Cops
    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. According to...
  • Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder

    Suspect In Botched Livery Cab Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder
    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...
  • 3-Alarm Fire Destroys 88-Year Old Clothing Store

    3-Alarm Fire Destroys 88-Year Old Clothing Store
    A three-alarm fire ripped through several businesses in the Flatlands Section of Brooklyn early Sunday. The blaze began at roughly 1 a.m. and burned for three more hours before firefighters were finally able to extinguish it -- too late to save a bagel...
  • Woman Killed In Brooklyn Hit and Run

    Woman Killed In Brooklyn Hit and Run
    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...
  • Baby Dies In Brooklyn House Fire, 4 Others Injured

    Baby Dies In Brooklyn House Fire, 4 Others Injured
    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...
  • Limited Trash Pickup In NYC Underway A Week After The Blizzard

    Limited Trash Pickup In NYC Underway A Week After The Blizzard
    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...
  • Brooklyn Teen Charged In Snowball Attack

    Brooklyn Teen Charged In Snowball Attack
    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...
  • Lottery Player Held Hostage During Botched Robbery: 'I've Already Won'

    Lottery Player Held Hostage During Botched Robbery: 'I've Already Won'
    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...
  • Young Brooklyn Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head

    Young Brooklyn Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head
    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...
  • Woman Run Over By Elderly Driver In Front Of McDonald's

    Woman Run Over By Elderly Driver In Front Of McDonald's
    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...
  • Neighbors Concerned About Raccoons Living In Abandoned House In Brooklyn

    Neighbors Concerned About Raccoons Living In Abandoned House In Brooklyn
    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...
  • Brooklyn Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Of Teen

    Brooklyn Man Charged In Fatal Hit-And-Run Of Teen
    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...