| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 10:43 AM
A Brooklyn teenager faces attempted murder charges after police say he attacked a classmate with a pair of scissors, repeatedly stabbing him in the head.
According to authorities, 15-year-old Alfredo Allen and 16-year-old Chevoy Nelson were playing...
| 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...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:25 PM
Homicide detectives are investigating the mysterious death of an Orthodox Jewish man who begged for money outside synagogues, even though his massive collection of vintage TV photos was said to be worth millions of dollars.
55 year old Howard Frank was...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 6:35 PM
In New Jersey, police are trying to unravel a murder mystery in the normally quiet town of Cliffside Park. A massive manhunt is in progress, with 15 detectives already on the case, canvassing and interviewing friends, family members and other witnesses,...