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Mooney’s buys some time

In a last-ditch effort to save a Flatbush Avenue watering hole, a Park Slope bar-owner is adopting an unusual tactic, one involving, of all things, an article in The Brooklyn Paper. Comments (1)

Fire escaped

Crime: A thief made off with $2,700 in valuables from a Prospect Place apartment on Jan. 2. Plus all the other crime news from our newest precinct, the 77th in Prospect Heights. Comments (1)

Villains ring in ’08 with crime

Crime: New Year’s Eve is a popular time for partiers to practice their hedonistic art, but it also proved to be a good time for criminals to get to work in Park Slope. At least five crimes — including an assault, two break-ins, a purse-snatching, and a car theft — all occurred in the hours just before or just after the ball dropped in Times Square. Plus other crime news from Park Slope’s 78th Precinct. Comment

Standoff! Slope comes to halt as man with shotgun goes nuts

Crime: Ninth Street was locked down late on Jan. 6 and early into the next morning after an emotionally disturbed — and possibly drugged out — man fired a shotgun inside his house. Comment

Cops seek help nailing bank thief

Crime: Here is the man whom police say robbed the Commerce Bank on Fifth Avenue on Dec. 23. Comment

Cop: Muggers not singling out women

Crime: Park Slope’s top cop dismissed rumors that the neighborhood has been plagued by a recent spate of muggings targeting women walking by themselves. Comment

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