| 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...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 6:06 PM
The expression "date from hell" is arguably overused, but in the case of a date between an NYPD traffic cop and a 17 year-old girl, the phrase seems very fitting, if charges from sex crimes investigators prove to be true.
Detectives say that Traffic...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 3:45 PM
At first glance you see glittery gowns, dreamy dresses for proms, weddings, sweet 16's. But now Red Carpet pageant and Prom is a store of broken promises after owner Tricia Dowling, seen on her website with some of the New Jersey beauty queens she...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 7:18 AM
The investigation is continuing into a senseless shooting that left a mother of two dead. Cops say four people were shot, including a 13-year-old boy who suffered a graze wound to his back, in front of 40 Clarkson Avenue in Flatbush. The gunfire erupted...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Police are still sorting out a deadly hit and run that cops say started with a dollar van. Witnesses say the van may have been racing another van. . Just before midnight a van traveling north on Flatbush Avenue near Hawthorne slammed into a guy crossing...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Day two of our heatwave comes with an extra threat: a Con Edison workers' strike. Because the only thing worse than facing a blackout is facing a blackout with no one around to fix it.
"That would be typical right? That's the way it goes, right in...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 6:59 PM
Missy Franklin and Elizabeth Beisel were the top two finishers in the 200-meter backstroke Sunday, earning spots on the Olympic team. Former North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Elizabeth Pelton came in third.
"You don't really swim to get to third," a...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Fairly or not, elite U.S. swimmers seem to spring from largely white, suburban pools of the country, which makes Lia Neal stand out.
Hailing from Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood, the 17-year-old Neal made the Olympic team Saturday night after...