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Carroll Gardens »

Thief Tries to Steal 104 Packs of 5-Hour Energy from Rite Aid, Police Say

Michael Robbins, 31, was arrested on Jan. 5 after he was caught fleeing the store with the energy shots.

Lower East Side »

School Van Driver Caught in Underage Sex Chat Sting, DA Says

The 38-year-old Lower East Side resident was hired by parents to drive their kids to private school.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Brooklyn Karate Class Teaches Kids How to Defend Against Bullying

Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches anti-bullying techniques in its "Shotokan" karate classes.

Lower East Side »

Mother of Slain 16-Year-Old Speaks Out at March Against LES Shootings

Arlene Delgado urged parents to be involved in their children's lives after the death of Raphael Ward.

Lower East Side »

Teen Admits Supplying Killer's Gun in Fatal LES Shooting of 16-Year-Old

Timothy Montalvo, 16, was arraigned in the fatal shooting of Raphael Ward on Columbia Street last week.

Lower East Side »

16-Year-Old Slain on Lower East Side Mourned at Funeral

Raphael Ward, who was shot outside a bodega last week, will also be honored with a basketball tournament.

East Village »

Fights Erupt at Emotional Wake for Teen Shot on the Lower East Side

Several scuffles broke out at the wake for 16-year-old Raphael Ward.

Red Hook »

Developer Seeks to Use Toxic Sludge as Landfill to Expand Brooklyn

A business owner wants to use sludge from the Gowanus Canal as landfill to expand his property.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Brooklyn Waterfront Group Looking to Update Neighborhood's Image

The Columbia Waterfront Coalition is holding an art contest to promote the commercial corridor.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Vacant Lot on Columbia Street to Become a Children's Garden

The new garden will offer programs for children to learn how to grow vegetables and tend plants.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Carroll Gardens Resident Aims to Rescue Kittens from Construction Site

Local resident hopes to rescue a litter of kittens from Columbia Street and find them a good home.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Ethiopian Cat Lover Feeds Strays on Brooklyn Construction Site

An Ethiopian immigrant feeds and protects a group of stray cats on Columbia Street.

Red Hook »

Breakfast for His Brothers: Retired Firefighter Stays in the Firehouse

Retired 42-year veteran Tony Catapano volunteers with Friends of Firefighters in Red Hook.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Tree-Shadow Art Installation to Debut in Cobble Hill After Eight Years

The shadows of native New York trees are permanently etched into the sidewalks on Columbia Street.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Lower East Side Fire Leaves Six Hurt

Six people, including four firefighters, were injured in the fire at 89 Columbia Street, officials said.