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Man killed in Brooklyn fire

NEW YORK -- A man in his 50s is dead following a fire in Brooklyn. The flames broke out around 10 p.m. Monday at a building on Brighton 5th Street in Brighton Beach. Investigators said the victim was found in the basement and was believed to be subletting the apartment. He was taken to Coney Island Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There's no word on what caused the fire.
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Lightning Strike Causes House Fire In Elmont

A bolt of lightning that struck a Long Island home led to a house fire that was quickly knocked down by fire crews, officials announced. First responders in Elmont received an alert of a house “struck by lightning” on Monday, May 16, causing a fire on the second floor of a Circle Drive West property.
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2 Bodies Found in Charred Honda After NYC Blaze, No Sign of Crash: Cops

Two bodies were found inside a flaming vehicle in the Bronx Monday after authorities responding to a call extinguished the fire, police say. Cops responding to a 911 call about the vehicle fire on Shore Road, near Pelham Split Rock Course, around 4:30 a.m. saw a Honda Accord on the side of the road.

11-year-old girl killed by stray bullet on Bronx sidewalk

NEW YORK -- An 11-year-old girl died Monday night after being hit by a stray bullet in the Bronx.The tragedy happened at 166th Street and and Fox Street in the Longwood section of the borough, CBS2's Dick Brennan reported.Police said some men on a scooter were driving by and suddenly opened fire on another man who was running away on the sidewalk."We were waiting to get our nails done when I heard gunshots, two of them, pop pop," resident Maya Jones said.Witnesses said the girl was outside a salon with her family at around 5 p.m. when the gunfire broke...

Man dead in multi-alarm Brooklyn blaze, police say

BRIGHTON BEACH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man died after a residential fire broke out in Brooklyn on Monday, police said. Firefighters responded to a heavy fire in the basement of a home along Brighton Fifth Street near Ocean View Avenue at around 10 p.m., according to the FDNY. The blaze quickly escalated to a second-alarm […]

Two found dead in burning car near Bronx golf course: cops

Two people were found dead in a burning car near a Bronx golf course early Monday, authorities said.  Police and fire officials responded around 4:15 a.m. to Shore Road near the Pelham Split Rock Course — where they discovered a Honda Accord on the side of the road engulfed in flames, authorities said.  First responders discovered the bodies — whose age and gender were not immediately known — in the driver’s seat and the front passenger seat, cops said.  Both were pronounced dead on scene by EMS. The fire broke out in a desolate area, and there did not appear to be any collision involved, police said.  The circumstances remain under investigation, and the city medical examiner will determine the victims’ cause of death. 

2 severely burned bodies found inside burning car in the Bronx: NYPD

NEW YORK (PIX11)—Two people were found dead inside a burning car in the Bronx early Monday morning, police said. Authorities responded to the car fire on Shore Road near the Pelham Split Rock Course at around 4:19 a.m., police said. After firefighters put out the flames, two severely burned bodies were found inside a Honda […]

2 bodies found in burning car in the Bronx

NEW YORK - Two people were found dead inside a burning car on the side of a Bronx road on Monday morning. NYPD officers responded to a 911 call just before 4:30 a.m. of a car on fire on Shore Road in the area of Pelham Split Rock Course in the Pelham Bay Park area.
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Man fatally struck by Mercedes-Benz in Brooklyn

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car while trying to cross a busy roadway in Brooklyn on Monday night, according to police. The man, who has not been identified, was hit by a 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL 550 while trying to get across Eastern Parkway around 9 p.m. when he was hit near Franklin Avenue, police said. Police said the man, who was believed to be in his mid-40s, struck his head on the pavement after being hit and was immediately rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle, a 41-year-old woman, remained at the scene. Police have not filed any charges against her. Police are still working on identifying the victim.

2 teens released to parents after subway surfing in Queens: NYPD

QUEENS (PIX11) — Transit officers on a No. 7 train in Queens spotted teenage subway surfers on top of a subway car, police said Sunday. The teens — a 15-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy — were seen on Thursday afternoon as the train headed into the 40th Street subway station, police said. They were […]