Crown Heights

Police say this man asked a woman for sexual favors, and choked her when she refused, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Asked For Sexual Favors, Choked Woman In Crown Heights

Police were searching Wednesday for a man who allegedly asked a woman for sexual favors, and then choked her when she refused, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

08/26/2015

Two 10-year-old boys are suspected of robbing a 67-year-old woman in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Boys, 10, Accused Of Mugging Woman; One Boy Also Suspected In Arson Attempt

Police arrested a 10-year-old boy on attempted arson allegations Wednesday night, days after he was charged with mugging a woman in Brooklyn.

08/12/2015

Millwood Hughes, 93, was killed in a hit-and-run in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Tuesday, June 23. (Supplied to CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Crown Heights Hit-And-Run

According to authorities, Vargas-Cruz is one of two drivers who struck 93-year-old Millwood Hughes around 11:15 a.m. in Crown Heights.

06/24/2015

Surveillance video captures Crown Heights double hit and run (CBS2)

Man, 93, Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles In Crown Heights Hit & Run

A 93-year-old man was killed Tuesday in a double hit-and-run crash in Crown Heights that was caught on security video.

06/23/2015

Police on the scene hours after a fight between two groups of women in Crown Heights. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

2 Women Stabbed, 6 Others Burned With Drano In Crown Heights Fight

A dispute that may have started on Facebook ended in a violent brawl on the streets of Brooklyn.

06/04/2015

A 3-alarm fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Apr. 8, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Fire Tears Through Two Buildings In Crown Heights

At least two three-story buildings are involved in the fire at St. Marks Avenue near Rochester Avenue.

04/08/2015

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Police: Pot Shipment Encased In Peanut Butter Mistakenly Sent To Brooklyn Grocery Store

Police said someone associated with the grocery store alerted the authorities and said a leafy, green substance could be seen through the clear plastic.

04/01/2015

P.S. 243 The Weeksville School in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Parents Think Brooklyn Principal Behind Obscenity-Laced Facebook Tirade

Hurtful and horrific comments about a Brooklyn elementary school student and his mother appeared on Facebook recently, but the source is questionable.

03/30/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the robbery of a deli in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Held Up Crown Heights Deli At Gunpoint

Police on Tuesday were trying to identify a suspect who held up a deli at gunpoint in Crown Heights, Brooklyn last week.

03/24/2015

Tyrek Riley, 15, fell to his death while reportedly trying to jump between buildings in Brooklyn on Thursday, March 12. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Boy, 15, Killed While Trying To Jump Between Roofs In Crown Heights

A 15-year-old boy was killed Thursday afternoon when he tried to jump from one rooftop to another in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, police said.

03/12/2015

Surveillance video of a suspect in the robbery of a gas station on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Took $500 In Crown Heights Gas Station Robbery

Police were searching Wednesday for a suspect who held up a gas station in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

03/04/2015

The CTeen International Shabbaton event for Jewish teens in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS2)

Jewish Teens From Around The World Gather In Brooklyn For Shabbaton Event

Jewish teens from around the world were in New York Friday, gathering, mingling and bonding for the even known as Chabad Shabbaton.

02/27/2015

Emergency responders on the scene of an apartment building fire in Crown Heights on Feb. 26, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

10 Hurt In Fire At Crown Heights Apartment Building

Firefighters responded to the scene in Crown Heights just after 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The fire apparently started in a second-floor stairwell in a six story apartment building located 718 Saint Marks Avenue.

02/26/2015

Rivka Kutsy and her sister, Chaya Kutsy. (credit: NYPD)

Missing Brooklyn Sisters Found With Their Parents In Upstate New York

Four-year-old Rivka Kutsy and her 3-year-old sister, Chaya, were last seen at their home in Crown Heights on Jan. 31.

02/10/2015

Rivka Kutsy and her sister, Chaya Kutsy. (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Missing Brooklyn Sisters

Four-year-old Rivka Kutsy and her sister, 3-year-old Chaya Kutsy, were last seen Jan. 31 at their home on Union Street in Crown Heights, police said.

02/09/2015

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