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Man attempts to burn down Flatbush OBGYN clinic

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) —  This is one determined arsonist.

Look closely at the surveillance video just released by the NYPD.

Six times this arsonist throws a cap from a fire hydrant to break the front door of the offices of Borough Park Obstetrics and Gynecology. 193 more words


Suspect in string of violent home invasions in Brooklyn sought by police

FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — He said “ Where is the money, give me the money.”

A 68-year-old grandmother is describing the orders she was given by a robber with a gun pointed in her face. 160 more words


Man wanted in string of armed robberies in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN (PIX11)– Police are looking for a man wanted in string of eight armed robberies within the past three months and mostly recently on Friday in Flatbush, Brooklyn. 157 more words


Brooklyn woman with dementia missing for days: family

BROOKLYN — (PIX11)– The family of a Brooklyn woman with dementia is urgently looking for her after she disappeared last week.

Donna Morales, 50, was last seen about 8 a.m.  107 more words


Early observations of New York

I am writing this sitting on the fire escape. I have always wanted a fire escape. Something about the seedy threadbare romance of them appeals to me, conjuring up images of elegantly impecunious young women in wilted evening gowns and discarded heels, blurry-headed and smiling in the early hours of the morning after too much champagne, dancing and general gaiety. 1,784 more words


Gentrification has given Brooklyn a beautiful makeover, but under the surface lies the ugly problem of homelessness and displacement. It’s now the least affordable borough due to gentrification and its hostile takeover of Brooklyn neighborhoods is pushing the poor out on the streets while giving the rich a new territory. 2,250 more words

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6 Shot In Flatbush, Brooklyn; 2 Dead

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Six people were struck, and two of them were killed, when gunfire erupted outside a funeral Monday evening in Flatbush, Brooklyn. 317 more words