| Feb 4, 2011
| 6:43 AM
The boos rained down on Cathie Black as an entire auditorium loudly turned on the new schools chancellor Thursday night.
The raucous crowd gathered at the educational policy meeting at Brooklyn Tech in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, to protest the decision to...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 7:36 PM
At Public School 45 in Bushwick, Brooklyn, the latest Environmental Protection Agency tests show the highest levels of leaking PCB’s since they started a round of testing in city schools this year.
The test at PS 45 found up to 660 thousand...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Police are looking for a Hispanic or Black man, 5'9"-6'01", between 20-30 years old in connection with 15 bank robberies that have occurred in Brooklyn and Queens since last December.
The thief wears a hat or baseball cap, a scarf or bandanna,...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 9:36 AM
Police are searching for a brazen pervert who groped a 5-year-old girl in broad daylight in Brooklyn.
According to authorities, the suspect, identified as 22-year-old Michael Lewis, approached the child outside a home on Dekalb Avenue in the Fort...
| Nov 4, 2008
| 4:30 PM
Stringer Dan Rosen files this report from a polling station in Fort Greene. Residents of Fort Greene showed up as early as 4:30 a.m. to cast their votes at the Brooklyn Technical High School. Fort Greene had seen a reported......
| Nov 5, 2008
Edolphus "Ed" Towns, a former social worker and community activist in Brooklyn, New York, is a 13-term veteran in the House, where he serves on both the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Towns...
| Apr 17, 2009
FORT GREEN, N.Y. (WPIX) -- In what could only be described as both amazing and disturbing, a Brooklyn man is recovering Friday after biting off the tip of his own penis.
Damiene Iriarte, 26, was found naked and bleeding behind a building in the Fort...
| May 21, 2009
Jail officers say New York City has agreed to scrub down a part of the Rikers Island jail complex. Ten inmates in the complex have confirmed cases of swine flu.
The city Correction Officers' Benevolent Association says officials laid out the plan for the...
| Jun 21, 2009
New York City firefighters were on the scene of a building collapse Sunday afternoon in Fort Greene. The four-story structure at 493 Myrtle Avenue housed a bar and a restaurant called "Vesper." Fire officials say the building collapsed around 2 p.m. it...
| Jun 22, 2009
A four-story building in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn now sits as a pile of rubble after it collapsed yesterday. Now the building next to it is set to be demolished.
The building at 493 Myrtle Avenue collapsed Sunday afternoon just before 2pm...
| Jun 23, 2009
A building partially collapsed in Brooklyn early Tuesday morning.
Firefighters arrived at 103 Patchen Avenue near Monroe Street at about 7:15am in response to a call about debris falling off the building. The debris came from the partial collapse of an...