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Powerful Storms Bring Rain, Hail & Lightning To Heat-Smothered Tri-State

The storms brought rain, hail and lightning with them, bringing sudden changes in the sticky weather that lingered for days over the region

06/22/2012

One of the swastikas that appeared on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on June 15, 2012. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

NYPD Investigating After Swastikas Found On Van, Light Pole In Brooklyn

A van and a light pole were sprayed with swastikas on East Second Street in Kensington, police said. The discovery came just days after swastikas were found on six separate locations in nearby Borough Park.

06/18/2012

A swastika found painted on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Friday, June 15, 2012 (credit: Office of Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

6 Swastikas Spray Painted Across Borough Park, Including At School, Synagogue

Brooklyn lawmakers are vowing to find those responsible after six swastikas were found painted on multiple locations in Borough Park Friday morning.

06/15/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

This video screenshot shows the two pit bulls that are terrorizing people in parts of Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

Stray Pit Bulls Terrorizing Residents In Midwood And Borough Park

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on the city to do whatever it takes to stop the animals believed responsible for attacking other dogs, a young child and an elderly woman.

01/25/2012

Police say David Zimmer was arrested for snapping pictures of a 9-year-old girl. (credit: NYPD)

Level Two Sex Offender Arrested; Police Seek More Information

Police arrested a sex offender for allegedly taking pictures of a 9-year-old girl in his hallway last week, and now they are searching for other children David Zimmer may have come in contact with.

01/13/2012

The neighborhood in Brooklyn where police say a pair of con artists has targeted the elderly. (Credit:Google)

Police: Con Artists Robbed Elderly Women In Brooklyn

Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.

01/11/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 8 – Leiby Kletzky

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we’ve been counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. Number 8, suggested by a listener on our Facebook page, is the most horrific story most of us can remember covering.

12/28/2011

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‘Safe Stop’ Program Kicks Off In Brooklyn Following Leiby Kletzky’s Death

The Brooklyn district attorney’s office began placing special stickers in storefront windows Tuesday letting children know it is a safe place to go for help in the event of an emergency.

08/16/2011

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron, Accused Of Killing 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky, Gives Jailhouse Interview

“It hurts too much to think about it,” Aron reportedly said, discussing what he calls “the incident.”

08/12/2011

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron’s Handwritten Confession Made Public As He Pleads Not Guilty In Leiby Kletzky Murder Case

Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.

08/04/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Borough Park Still Reeling 3 Weeks After Slaying Of Leiby Kletzky

The abduction and killing of Leiby Kletzky has Borough Park so wounded, families have vowed never to speak of it again — only to break the vow.

08/03/2011

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

Parents Of Murder Victim Leiby Kletzky Break Their Silence After Shiva

“The ache in our hearts will remain forever,” Nachman and Itta Kletzky wrote in a statement. “We are certain that Leiby is now looking down from heaven and blessing us all.”

07/21/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Levi Aron Charged With 2 Counts Of First-Degree Murder In Leiby Kletzky Case

Levi Aron faces up to life in prison without possibility of parole if convicted, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announced early Wednesday evening. Aron’s arraignment is scheduled for July 28.

07/20/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Indictment Against Levi Aron Imminent In Leiby Kletzky Murder Case

It has been a week since the dismembered body of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was found, and today CBS 2’s Pablo Guzman has learned exclusive details regarding the case.

07/19/2011

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