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  • Livery Cab Driver Gunned Down Outside His Home

    Livery Cab Driver Gunned Down Outside His Home
    Investigators are trying to track down the ex-lover of a dead livery cab driver after the Pakistani immigrant was gunned down, steps away from his Sheepshead Bay apartment. 50-year-old Tamiz Din was walking home after parking his livery cab just before 1...
  • Cops Eye Ex-Boyfriend in Livery Driver Slaying

    Cops Eye Ex-Boyfriend in Livery Driver Slaying
    Investigators are trying to track down the ex-lover of a dead livery driver after the Pakistani immigrant was gunned down, steps away from his Sheepshead Bay apartment. Fifty-year-old Tamiz Din was walking home after parking his livery cab just before...
  • Sheepshead Bay Islanders fans rejoice

     
    I was on the Belt Parkway this week and decided to test the range of WKRB, the Kingsborough Community College-based station the Islanders signed with as they seek to extend the reach of their radio coverage. It was, um, modest.......
  • Nine Injured After Car Drives Into CVS

    Nine Injured After Car Drives Into CVS
    Surprised CVS shoppers in Sheepshead Bay scattered as a car slammed into the building Saturday afternoon. Emergency medical technicians arrived at the pharmacy drug store at 1402 Sheepshead Bay Road and treated nine injured people. The injuries...
  • Muslims Call For Investigation Into Bomb Threat On Planned Mosque

    Muslims Call For Investigation Into Bomb Threat On Planned Mosque
    The battle over a proposed Brooklyn mosque just boiled over again. After Sheepshead Bay residents staged an angry weekend protest, Muslim leaders are demanding local and federal police probe a violent threat uttered by one of the mosque opponents. The...
  • Brooklyn Teen Stabbed To Death With Screwdriver

    Brooklyn Teen Stabbed To Death With Screwdriver
    Police believe an argument led to the fatal stabbing of a 13-year-old boy in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn Wednesday night. According to authorities, Miguel Saavedra and a 12-year-old friend in Mellet Playground at East 13th Street and Avenue V,...
  • 9th District: Anthony Weiner

    Although he didn't come from a political or powerful family, New York City is in Anthony Weiner's blood. After spending his toddler years in a Rochdale Village Mitchell-Lama housing unit, Anthony was raised in his birthplace of Brooklyn, and now lives...
  • Man Jumps Into Water To Rescue 3 In Brooklyn

    Man Jumps Into Water To Rescue 3 In Brooklyn
    A good samaritan rescued a woman and two teenage girls, who were trapped in a car which plunged into Sheepshead Bay. Keith Gorman, 42, a deckhand on a fishing boat, dove into the frigid waters after the Volkswagen jumped the curb, crashed through a...
  • Con Edison To Reduce Electricity To Brooklyn

    Con Edison To Reduce Electricity To Brooklyn
    Con Edison is asking customers in Brooklyn to turn off non-essential appliances after reducing voltage in the borough by eight percent. The reduction in electricity comes after equipment problems affecting the electrical cables that supply power to a...
  • Miss Teen USA Gets Its First Winner From Maryland Kamie Crawford

    Miss Teen USA Gets Its First Winner From Maryland Kamie Crawford
    Kamie Crawford, 17, Miss Maryland Teen USA was crowned Miss Teen USA 2010 on July 24th on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The Winston Churchill High student (and captain of the cheerleading squad) is a native of Potomac, MD. Crawford won a $100,000...
  • Neighbors Steamed Over Risque Sex Shop Window

    Neighbors Steamed Over Risque Sex Shop Window
    A new sex shop that recently opened its doors in Brooklyn is not getting a warm welcome. KamaSutra, located at 1717 Sheepshead Bay Road, opened on Tuesday and offers all sort of scandalous items including skimpy lingerie, sex toys, novelties and...
  • Battle Over Brooklyn Mosque Plans

    Battle Over Brooklyn Mosque Plans
    Sandwiched between two homes on Voorhies Avenue, a vacant lot sits at the center of a Brooklyn Battle Royale. At issue: religion and dueling claims of racism. "In the end we would like to have good relations with our neighbors because they are going to...