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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…

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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…

Police & Fire
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Coppers are on the prowl for a villain of ritz and class who did indeed (allegedly) spy on a little old lady as she used an ATM at Kings Highway’s HSBC Bank, ultimately employing the ill-gotten information to steal $500 – presumably for more fresh threads and fly braids. According to officials, the suspect entered the 1602 Kings Highway bank…

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First Starbucks. Then Red Mango. Now Chipotle Mexican Grill is headed to Kings Highway, replacing longtime clothing store Beverly Boutique at East 14th Street. Wooden fencing recently went up around 1325 Kings Highway, and permits were issued in late September allowing the interior to be reworked for the establishment of a Chipotle Mexican Grill. Since then,…

Business
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After a blitz of independent and local chain frozen yogurt joints opening up in Sheepshead Bay these last few years, national franchise Red Mango has staked out a location on Kings Highway. Located at 1222 Kings Highway, it’s the second Red Mango to open in Southern Brooklyn (the first is in Bensonhurst), and the fourth…

Police & Fire
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The NYPD released images of the three men behind Wednesday’s failed armed robbery attempt at Kings Highway’s Scott Jewelers. The images show three men entering the store, hiding their faces with hoods and masks. Seperate images taken from surveillance footage on the street show one of the men before he fully covered his face, but…

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