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That Daring Rescue In The Waters Off Kingsborough? The Guy Was A Car Thief Escaping The Cops

Remember that breaking news story we did two days ago about the FDNY rescuing a man in the water near Kingsborough Community College [/breaking-fdny-rescuing-swimmers-in-waters-off-kingsborough-community-college/] ? Looks like he voluntarily entered the water in an attempt to evade the cops, according to Your Jewish News [http://www.yourjewishnews.com/2014/01/n31028.

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BREAKING: Drowning Victim Pulled From Sheepshead Bay’s Water, Near Nostrand Avenue

(THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED HERE.) [/gerritsen-beach-woman-rescues-drowning-man-from-sheepshead-bay-waters/] Police scanner reports indicate that a drowning victim has been pulled from the waters of Sheepshead Bay on Emmons Avenue near Nostrand Avenue. The reports indicate the incident happened shortly before 3:45 p.m. The victim has been pulled from the water,


During Sandy, Councilman Nelson Rescued From Flooding Office By Chief Of Operations

Photo: Erica ShermanIn a press release this morning from Councilman Michael Nelson restating that his office is temporarily co-locating with State Senator David Storobin [/due-to-flooding-councilman-nelson-shacks-up-with-senator-storobin/], the pol revealed that, like many of us, he too ignored evacuation orders and chose to stay in his office (1605 Voorhies Avenue) and take