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    Getty Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin celebrate at Barclays Center. The Brooklyn Nets discarded the Boston Celtics in five games during their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals matchup. The Nets were heavy favorites in the series partially due to an injury to Celtics’ star Jaylen Brown. Brown was forced to have wrist surgery that ended his season prematurely. It did...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A pedestrian died in Brooklyn Park on Friday night after being hit by a car. Brooklyn Park Police say officers arrived at 85th Avenue North and Stratford Lane shortly before 10:30 p.m. They attempted CPR on the victim, but the person ultimately died. The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation. Minnesota...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An hours-long standoff in Brooklyn Center led to the arrest of a man in connection with a homicide investigation in Robbinsdale. Robbinsdale police were conducting a welfare check around 9:15 a.m. Friday around 35th Avenue and Grimes Avenue. There, they found a woman dead inside a home. Police determined that the death was a homicide and asked Brooklyn...
    BROOKLYN, New York City (WABC) -- As part of Saturday's Juneteenth holiday celebrations, a George Floyd statue was unveiled in Brooklyn.The six-foot statue of Floyd was created to honor the man whose police brutality death in Minneapolis last year sparked a movement for social justice.It will be on display at Flatbush Junction for two to three weeks, thanks to the...
    The NYPD released video Friday afternoon of what seems to be a coordinated attempted assassination in Brooklyn, but the target had the presence of mind to drive on the curb to get away.  The drive-by shooting happened Thursday morning around 7:14am and is one of about 150 shootings in New York City in the last month as the Big Apple...
    CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Two women and two children were hospitalized after they were struck during an attempted car robbery in Brooklyn Friday night.According to police, a 24-year-old suspect, who was arrested and released on Thursday for stealing a vehicle, attempted to steal another car in Coney Island Friday night.They say the suspect was on West 15th Street and...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A man who was randomly attacked on the subway on his way to work spoke exclusively to CBS2. The 35-year-old was rushed to the hospital after a man hit him in the head with a rock. READ MORE: 10 Hurt After FDNY Truck Collides With Minivan In Brooklyn It happened on the F train near the...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An FDNY truck collided with a minivan in Brooklyn on Friday. It happened on Driggs Avenue and South Fifth Street in Williamsburg just before 5 p.m. The FDNY says the truck was on its way to a fire at the time of the crash. Ten people, including two firefighters, were treated at the scene or transported...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A moped crash in Brooklyn left two people critically hurt Friday morning. It happened around 10 a.m. on Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights. READ MORE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Housing Discrimination Act Into Law To Mark Juneteenth Police say a man and woman were riding on a moped when a truck rear-ended them, throwing...
    An FDNY truck collided with a vehicle Friday afternoon while responding to a fire in Brooklyn, leaving two Bravest and eight others injured, officials said. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. in Brooklyn.Paul Martinka A FDNY firetruck collided with a blue Chrysler minivan packed with 8 Hasidic occupants at an intersection in Brooklyn.Paul Martinka The crash left 10...
    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn -- Several people were injured when an FDNY firetruck collided with a vehicle in Williamsburg on Friday afternoon.The crash was reported on South 5th Street and Driggs Avenue around 3:30 p.m.The FDNY said while firefighters were responding to reports of a fire, Ladder 104 was involved in a collision.Two firefighters and eight civilians were treated and taken to...
    A couple died Friday morning in a motorcycle crash in Brooklyn, police said. The accident happened just before 11 a.m. as the 37-year-old man was driving his motorcycle north on Rodgers Avenue in Crown Heights with a woman riding on the back, cops said. Authorities investigate the scene of a fatal accident involving a motorcycle, box truck and...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Brooklyn teen is dead and charges are pending against an adult suspect, police said Friday. The deadly dispute allegedly started over a parking space in Bedford-Stuyvesant, CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported. READ MORE: Police: Mother, 7-Year-Old Daughter Found Dead Inside Westport, Connecticut Home Decataur Street near Marcus Garvey Boulevard was a crime scene Thursday afternoon. Police...
    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Charges are pending against a man who allegedly stabbed a 15-year-old to death during a dispute over a parking space in Brooklyn Thursday afternoon.Police say the incident started when a driver attempted to park his car on Decatur Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 2:30 p.m.The 48-year-old was apparently attempting to pull into a spot, but his path...
    Alaska hiker recounts encounter with bears: Is this the way Im going to die? Military lottery, scooter vandals, red tide: News from around our 50 states Disaster always feels like it’s around the corner from the Milwaukee Bucks, a team that loves dancing with the devil in the pale moonlight in elimination games. Peril one minute, prosperity the next....
    BROOKLYN, New York (WABC) -- Police have released surveillance video of a person they say has vandalized turnstiles at two MTA subway stations on seven different occasions.The incidents took place between May 31 and June 14.Investigators say the same man smashed OMNY sensors with an unknown object at the Borough Hall and Court Street stations.Video shows the masked suspect walking...
    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A second alarm fire at a Brooklyn auto body shop shot heavy flames into the night sky.The fire burned through storage containers on the Church Avenue lot at around 2:45 a.m. Friday.Video from the Citizen app showed a fireball as the blaze erupted.Firefighters battled the heavy flames, getting them under control in about an hour.No...
    More from: Mike Vaccaro Seizing closeout opportunity is extra important for these Nets Kevin Durants brilliant Game 5 puts him with these NBA legends This was an all-time performance from Kevin Durant MLB had no choice on sticky crackdown because players cant be trusted Its time to start viewing the Mets very differently MILWAUKEE — The white flag officially...
    Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton led the Milwaukee Bucks to a big blowout win over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night and forced a series-deciding Game 7, 104-89. Antetokounmpo stepped up big for the Bucks. He scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in the win. His performance was buoyed by Middleton who led Milwaukee with 38 points and 10...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A teenager died Thursday after being stabbed on the street in Brooklyn. As CBS2’s Ali Bauman reports, police are questioning a person of interest at the 81st Precinct. READ MORE: With Just 5 Days Until The Democratic Mayoral Primary Election, Candidates Bring Out Stars And Celebs Police say the deadly altercation may have stemmed from an...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people are facing charges in the death of a man who was crushed in a makeshift elevator at a Brooklyn grocery store in 2018. It happened at KP Farm on Nostrand Avenue in East Flatbush. READ MORE: Newark Museum Of Art Spotlights New Jersey Artists In Special Exhibition The Brooklyn District Attorney says 62-year-old Young-Kil...
    CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Some very lucky visitors to the New York Aquarium were treated to a surprise over Memorial Day weekend -- a sea lion gave birth in full view of the crowd.The California sea lion pup, which has yet to receive its name, is now healthy and doing great.The youngster is the first pup born to mother...
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    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn -- A man died after jumping in the East River near Brooklyn's Domino Park to retrieve a volleyball, police said.Police got a 911 call about a man in the water near the park in the Williamsburg neighborhood at around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.Harbor unit officers brought the man to shore and tried to revive him, police said. The 36-year-old...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- It was a bloody night in New York City overnight Thursday as 10 people were shot, three of them fatally.The shootings began around 9:30 p.m., and in a particularly violent half-hour, three were killed.At 10:47 p.m., a 23-year-old man was fatally shot in his face in front of the city-run Marlboro Houses in Gravesend, Brooklyn.He...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A large house fire in Brooklyn Park overnight took firefighters hours to put out. It started around 11 p.m. Wednesday along West River Road. Brooklyn Park had to call in backup from several other nearby cities. The house suffered severe damage as well as the attached garage. It appeared the roof had even collapsed. Everyone was able...
    HOLBROOK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Turning a moment into a life’s mission is exactly what one father did to change the perception of Black fatherhood in America. CBS2s Vanessa Murdock reports on “The Dad Gang.” READ MORE: Yaniris Marte Speaks Out After Her Brother Is Viciously Bashed Over The Head With A Cobblestone In The Bronx: He Wanted To Kill My Brother...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It was raining marijuana earlier this month in Brooklyn. Police say a 29-year-old man threw a garbage bag full of pot off a rooftop during an attempted armed robbery in Sunset Park. READ MORE: Police Say Man Smashed Bottle In The Face Of Subway Rider In Brooklyn The marijuana scattered onto the sidewalk below, where people...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD wants your help identifying the suspect who they say smashed a bottle in the face of a subway rider in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD) It happened on May 30 at around 6:16 p.m. on board a southbound R train as it approached the 4th Avenue and 9th Street station in Park Slope. READ MORE: Seen...
    More On: hate crimes Two more unprovoked attacks on Asians in NYC probed as possible hate crimes Cops probe hate crime after stranger threatens to kill Jewish man in Brooklyn Another suspect arrested in beating of Jewish man near Times Square Suspect in deadly attack on Muslim family had no known ties to hate groups A belligerent woman exploded...
    Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyer has claimed vermin droppings fell from air vents and raw sewage 'permeated' her cell in the latest complaint about her Brooklyn jail conditions.   Attorney Bobbi Sternheim compiled a bullet point list of complaints about Maxwell's treatment inside the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in a court filing Tuesday night. She claimed the stench of sewage in her cell...
    More On: mugging Caught: Homeless man arrested in Central Park mugging Hero chases down Central Park mugger who stole woman’s phone Tourist mugged in Times Square: cops Stranger pushes elderly woman to ground in attempted robbery, video shows Two muggers pummeled a 28-year-old man inside a Brooklyn train station last week — and later tried to use the bank...
    Kevin Durant didn’t need a cape or mask to turn into a superhero before the eyes of 16,067 Brooklynites at Downtown’s Barclays Center Tuesday night. Instead, the two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player fed off the Nets’ desperation. With Kyrie Irving sidelined by an ankle sprain, James Harden severely limited by a hamstring injury and Brooklyn down by as many...
    ON THIS DAY IN 1927, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle reported, “Brooklyn drew from its deepest wells of homage today to pour over Col. Charles A. Lindbergh the most humanly enthusiastic acclaim with which it has ever anointed a hero. Magnificently spontaneous, after delays and waiting that might have been expected to tone down the demonstration of any community, Brooklyn came...
    (CNN)On the back of two straight losses, without his fellow star Kyrie Irving and with a just returning from injury James Harden, Kevin Durant once again showed why he's one of the best in the NBA. On Tuesday night, he scored 49 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and dished out 10 assists to help his Brooklyn Nets come back and beat...
    BELARUS — Dissent: Belarusian journalist Raman Pratasevich — who was arrested when his airliner was diverted to Minsk — was brought to a news conference at the National Press Center Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Minsk on Monday, prompting a foreign journalist to walk out in protest. The opposition said the Monday appearance by Pratasevich showed he is a hostage.Photo:...
    Kevin Durant’s sensational Game 5 performance to give the Brooklyn Nets a Game 5 victory over Milwaukee Bucks and dropped the jaws of NBA players and fans watching the game. Durant played every minute of the victory He recorded a triple-double with 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists to give the Nets the slight 3-2 advantage in the series....
    Several thousand people gathered in Brooklyn, New York, to march in solidarity with and for Black trans youth over the weekend. This action would always be inspiring, important, and necessary, but especially so given the number of anti-trans bills Republicans have slung out amid the pandemic; and the number Republican governors have signed into law in recent months. People participating in the...
    Good news has arrived for the Brooklyn Nets, as James Harden will test his hamstring injury and play in Game 5.  While it looked like the Brooklyn Nets were going to be without both Kyrie Irving and James Harden on Tuesday night to face the Milwaukee Bucks, that’s not going to be the case. Irving will sit with his ankle...
    More On: crime US military guns keep vanishing — and showing up in street crimes DraftKings stock falls after Hindenburg Research warns of ‘black market’ link Eric Adams vows to tackle gun violence on Day One if elected mayor At least six shot across NYC overnight: cops The reputed gangbanger who nearly killed an FBI agent in a Brooklyn...
    More On: fireworks It’ll be a blast! July 4 fireworks are back as de Blasio vows ‘biggest show yet’ De Blasio promises to crack down on ‘dangerous’ and illegal fireworks Judge rejects bid for July 4 fireworks at Mount Rushmore It’ll be a blast! De Blasio talks July 4 fireworks show As New York celebrates relaxed restrictions and reaches...
    Can Kevin Durant rise to the occasion without Kyrie Irving and James Harden an unknown to lead the Brooklyn Nets to victory in Game 5? The Brooklyn Nets are in a sticky situation heading into Game 5 of their second-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyrie Irving is injured and won’t play. James Harden will reportedly give it a go...
    A 9-year-old Brooklyn girl who hid in a closet while her dad slaughtered her mother and two sisters on her birthday before killing himself was given a free trip to Disney World by the detectives who investigated the case.  The responding officers, who work out of the Brooklyn North Homicide Squad, the 73rd precinct and PSA #2, were so heartbroken...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A number of people were arrested overnight in Brooklyn Center in connection to a weekend shooting and armed carjacking. The city’s police department says that the carjacking happened just before 11 p.m. Monday on the 6600 block of 67th Avenue North. The victim reported that she was in her car when she was approached by several...
    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police are searching for the gunman who opened fire on a car in Brooklyn, with two children and an off-duty EMT inside.They say he fired shots at the car on Tuesday, May 11 at 5:20 p.m. from MacDougal Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant.Police say an 11-year-old boy and a 7-month-old boy were in the car, along with a...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The family of a Brooklyn Park man wants a neighbor prosecuted after they say he deliberately ran the man over outside his home. Paul Pfeifer died in the hospital after a driver hit him on Saturday night. READ MORE: Deona Knajdek, Protester Hit And Killed In Uptown, Remembered As Wonderful Person Pfeifer’s nephew, AJ Mansour, shared a...
    The New York City Police Department on Monday released video footage showing a brutal stabbing in broad daylight when an assailant, riding a bike, approaches a food delivery driver, who is also on a bike, and stabs him in the back. ANDREW YANG’S NYC CAMPAIGN EVEN SHUT DOWN BY PROTESTERS The stabbing occurred on Fulton Street in Brooklyn. The victim...
    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn -- A gun that someone threw out of a bus landed outside a campaign office of New York City mayoral candidate and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, authorities said.The incident started at around 1:45 p.m. Sunday when two men got into an argument aboard a city bus on Nostrand Avenue in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn,...