Headlines of the Week: Jan. 14 to 20

News from around Brooklyn: A woman sues cops for shooting her dog, an anti-bike corral petition, and a prank-calling teen.


Unfortunately, you can't read everything. So, we've gathered the most popular articles of the last seven days from Brooklyn Patch sites. Find out what news had the borough buzzing, from police activity to politics, real estate and restaurants.

Park Slope:    

Police Blotter: Mugger Punches Woman in Face on 8th Ave. for Purse

Reports from the NYPD’s 78th Precinct.

Prospect Heights-Crown Heights: 

Bike Corral Critics Petition to Get Parking Spot Back

Longtime residents call bike racks part of a gentrification trend that feels "more like a takeover than a partnership."

Ditmas Park:   

Ditmas Park Teen Dials 911 Hundreds of Times for Fake Emergencies in 70th Precinct

Dean Whylie, 16, made 404 calls to report nonexistent incidents.

Windsor Terrace-Kensington:   

New Miss America is a Windsor Terrace Woman

Mallory Hagan was named America's top beauty queen on Saturday.

Fort Greene-Clinton Hill:   

Fort Greene Woman Sues Cops Who Shot Her Dog During Raid

Dommo the pit bull was shot in the head, but survived.


It's so Hard to Say Goodbye...

A farewell to the Bed-Stuy businesses that shuttered in 2012

Carroll Gardens:   

Court Street Grocers Uses Crowdsourcing to Rebound From Sandy

The Carroll Gardens sandwich kings suffered severe damages to their Red Hook outlet during the storm. But with the help of neighbors, owners are picking up the pieces.


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