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Police & Fire The man cops think stole $500 in quarters on Kings Highway. (Source: NYPD)
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Cops are looking for the man pictured above, who they believe is responsible for stealing approximately $500 off his victim in Midwood earlier this month. On Wednesday, March 11, the thief crept up behind his 44-year-old male victim at approximately 3:50pm in front of 1316 Kings Highway. He grabbed a box packed with quarters out of the victim’s hands, totaling…

Business Photo by Erica Sherman
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Brighton Beauty Supply closed down its 1724 Sheepshead Bay Road location this week, citing continued losses since Superstorm Sandy. The business shuttered the storefront on March 15 after approximately seven years in business, according to a manager with the company. “It’s not recovered, this area. It’s not making money,” said Victoria, a manager who gave…

Events Source: Google Maps
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A reading by actors and actresses of “Two Wedding Proposals in Two Minutes” and other short plays by playwright Alan Magill will be held this Sunday, January 25 at 2:30 pm in the lower level meeting room of the Kings Highway branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, 2115 Ocean Avenue. Time permitting, a discussion will…

Police & Fire Source: NYPD
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Cops are looking for neighbors’ help locating two suspects who they say swiped three cell phones from a mobile store on December 19. The two suspects, described only as a male black and female black, pictured above, walked into Neovision Wireless at 1677 East 16th Street just after 3:30pm. While looking around, the two grabbed…

Police & Fire Kings Highway and East 18th Street, the scene of the accidents (Source: Google Maps)
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An MTA bus struck a pedestrian on Kings Highway near East 18th Street yesterday afternoon, dragging him a short distance and leaving him seriously injured. News 12 reports that the accident, which took place around 3pm, involved a B82 bus hitting a man in his 30s as he was crossing the street. Passengers told the…

Police & Fire unnamed
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Friends, family and authorities are on a frantic search for a 17-year-old Madison High School student who went missing on Wednesday morning. Jessica De La Cruz left her Kings Highway home near East 28th Street at 7am, on her way to school. She never made it to class, and family reported the disappearance. De La…

Business bally
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Big changes are coming to the borough’s Bally Total Fitness gyms, including the ones at 1720 Sheepshead Bay Road and 945 Kings Highway, following a corporate buyout. The California-based 24 Hour Fitness purchased 32 clubs owned by the beleaguered Bally chain in December, including the four remaining clubs in Brooklyn. Little has changed in staffing at the…

News & Features
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Three men broke into a Kings Highway storefront, breaking a front gate, smashing a window and making off with several fur coats, according to police. The early morning heist took place Monday, November 24 at 4:00am, when the men pried open the 1310 Kings Highway storefront rollup gate and shattered the front window. They went…

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