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Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

Leiby Kletzky Death Weighing Heavily On Jewish Communities This Sabbath

In Borough Park and surrounding neighborhoods where the Jewish Sabbath is strictly observed, there was silence on the street as Jewish congregations across the city reflected on the murder of 9-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

07/16/2011

Members of the Brooklyn orthodox Jewish community and New York Police Department wait in front of the residence of Leibby Kletzky, a murdered eight-year-old boy who went missing from the Hasidic neighborhood of Borough Park.  (Photo by Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Community Still Coping With Tragic Death Of 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky

Throughout the morning and afternoon Friday, a stream of visitors entered the family’s apartment for the Jewish custom of shiva, or seven days of intense mourning.

07/16/2011

Levi Aron (credit: AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool)

Extensive Search Conducted At Home Of Suspected Child Killer Levi Aron

The nightmare in Brooklyn continued Friday afternoon as police dug in the backyard of the home of accused killer Levi Aron. Meanwhile, the family of Leiby Kletzky is thanking all who have kept them in their thoughts and prayers.

07/15/2011

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Crown Heights Jewish Softball League, Community Pay Tribute To Leiby Kletzky

In between games, players of the Jewish Softball League in Crown Heights and members of the community stepped out onto the field Thursday night to pay tribute to 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

07/15/2011

Leiby Kletzky (handout); Levi Aron (credit: Facebook via CBS 2)

Family Of Slain Leiby Kletzky Continues To Mourn; Accused Killer Pleads Not Guilty

There were shouts of “murderer” as accused killer Levi Aron was put in a police car and taken to court in Brooklyn Thursday. Extra police rushed into the street to clear the crowd.

07/14/2011

A mourner reaches out to touch the casket carrying Leiby Kletzky, 8, as the casket arrives for his funeral service. (credit: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Thousands Pack Brooklyn Streets To Say Goodbye To Leiby Kletzky

As the hearse carrying Leiby Kletzky’s body made its way to a final goodbye, a sea of humanity parted in silence. It was a final, respectful bow to a boy who trusted a stranger and died because of it.

07/13/2011

State Assemblyman Dov Hikind, left, talks on a phone as he arrives at the apartment where Leiby Kletzky lived with his family in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Borough Park Community In Shock Over 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky’s Death

Many residents who had taken part in the search for 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky are now mourning the loss of the young boy.

07/13/2011

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NYPD: Missing Brooklyn Boy Leibby Kletzky May Have Gotten Into Man’s Car

The search for Leibby Kletzky continued Tuesday night more than a day after the 9-year-old boy from Borough Park went missing. A new surveillance video is being seen as a possible lead in the disappearance.

07/12/2011

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arrests Made After Brooklyn Bar Shooting Involving Off-Duty Police Officers

Pablo Negron, 26, was charged with attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. Jose Rivera, 22, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and tampering with evidence.

07/07/2011

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn District Attorney: Borough Park Body Shop ‘Perfect Collision’ Inflated Insurance Bills

DA Charles J. Hynes said the body shop caused “enhanced damage” to cars brought into their shop “thereby increasing the profit margin.”

06/23/2011

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Brooklyn Residents Say Neighbor’s Dog Is A Menace; Owner Claims To Be Victim

The 60-pound, 7-year-old terrier mix, named “Jesse,” has neighbors on 60th Street afraid after they said it attacked at least three people.

06/21/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Exclusive: NYC DOT To Remove Borough Park Traffic Islands

The Borough Park traffic islands that CBS 2 first told you about six months ago, the ones that caused such chaos, are apparently going to be removed.

05/31/2011

Assemblyman Dov Hikind

Controversy Surrounds Renaming Of Brooklyn Street After Italian Community Activist

A proposal to rename a street in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn in honor of a longtime Italian community activist has run into a roadblock.

05/30/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Brooklyn Residents Want ‘Hazardous’ Traffic Islands Gone

Snow isn’t the only neighborhood nuisance many residents want removed from a street in Brooklyn. They want the City to jackhammer newly installed traffic islands they say are wreaking traffic havoc.

01/06/2011

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200 Cemetery Headstones Toppled In Brooklyn

Police say the toppled headstones were found at the Washington Cemetery in the Borough Park section on Sunday morning.

12/20/2010

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