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Last month, Councilman Mark Treyger proposed a comprehensive bike safety legislation package to help minimize bike casualties, winning support from the City Council’s Transportation Committee, the mayor, and bike advocacy groups like Bike New York. But while no one thinks it’s a smart idea to text and cycle at the same time, not all bike advocates think the law would…

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Police are searching for a burglar they say has robbed churches all over Brooklyn, including one in Bensonhurst, just in time for the holidays. The suspect broke into a total of 11 churches in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, and Bensonhurst in the last two months, usually in the early afternoon, stealing cash, laptops, a camera, and keys, cops say. The…

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Four men were arrested and charged for robbing two Bensonhurst residences last week, and police believe they are responsible for a month-long burglary spree in the neighborhood. Louis Desalvatore, 36, John Catullo, 46, Paul Debenedetto, 37, and Joseph DeBenedetto, 30, were charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of larceny, trespassing, criminal possession of stolen property and other charges…

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Police are looking for Gerald Kinnison, a 66-year-old suffering from dementia, who went missing Friday morning from his Coney Island home. Kinnison was last seen leaving his assisted living center (2316 Surf Avenue) at 8am on November 21 wearing a black jacket, black shirt, black sneakers, and blue pants. He is described as a black male, 6 feet…

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Police are searching for a suspect who they believe snatched a teen’s pocketbook at a TJ Maxx store on 86th Street this month. The female suspect is accused of taking the purse from a bench at the store, located 502 86 Street, at around 5pm on Saturday, November 8. Police say the 15-year-old female victim briefly she stepped away from…

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A team of scam artists is targeting elderly Asian women in Bensonhurst and Bath Beach, police warned at the 62nd Precinct’s Community Council meeting yesterday. On November 5, three woman approached a 74-year-old woman at a restaurant on 86th street and 24th Avenue and offered to bless her money and valuables to rid them of evil spirits, making…

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