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A Brooklyn mother is accused of leaving her three young children home alone (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Mother Accused Of Leaving 3 Children Home Alone

Jasmine Torres has been charged with three counts of child endangerment.

04/27/2014

Police tape marks off the street in Crown Heights where a 5-year-old boy was struck and killed while crossing the street. (Credit: Peter Gerber)

Police: Driver Charged After Boy Struck, Killed By Minivan In Crown Heights

Elizabeth Mayard, 23, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death, reckless driving and other traffic violations, police said.

03/17/2014

Police tape marks off the street in Crown Heights where a 5-year-old boy was struck and killed while crossing the street. (Credit: Peter Gerber)

Boy, 5, Struck And Killed By Minivan In Crown Heights

The boy was walking with a group of people but broke away from them and cut between cars on Empire Boulevard, according to police.

03/16/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Witness’ Photo Leads Police To Alleged Driver In Lower East Side Hit-And-Run

Police this week caught up with a driver who allegedly struck and injured a man on the Lower East Side, after a witness snapped a photo of the driver and provided it to officers.

03/01/2014

Police Shooting, Crown Heights

Police Officer Shot 3 Times In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

An NYPD officer was shot in both legs Wednesday afternoon in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

02/26/2014

Crown Heights police-involved shooting (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Injured In Crown Heights Police-Involved Shooting

The police officers were called to the apartment in Crown Heights for an alleged domestic dispute.

02/22/2014

Jose Lopez inspects his SUV after the front bumper was ripped off by ice on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Man Loses Bumper To Ice Trying To Move SUV From Parking Spot

As New Yorkers brace for another possible winter storm, there are still some spots in the city where people are struggling to dig out from last week’s snow.

02/10/2014

Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a pair of armed robberies in Brooklyn. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspect In Pair Of Armed Robberies In Flatbush, Crown Heights

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating a suspect who is wanted in connection with a robbery pattern that took place in the Flat Bush and Crown Heights sections of Brooklyn.

01/19/2014

Police say Janay Wrighton, 34, was last seen on Bay View Avenue in Brooklyn. (Credit DCPI).

Missing Woman Janay Wrighton, 34, Last Seen In Crown Heights

Police have asked the public for help in locating a woman who was last seen in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

01/08/2014

NYPD Squad Car

Hit-And-Run Leaves Man Dead In Brooklyn

A man was struck and killed this weekend in a hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn.

12/22/2013

Council member-elect Laurie Cumbo (Credit: lauriecumbo2013.com)

Brooklyn Councilwoman Apologizes For ‘Knockout Game’ Comments

A newly-elected member of the New York City Council who came under fire for her theory as to what the motive was behind the “knockout game” attacks in Crown Heights has issued an apology.

12/10/2013

Council member-elect Laurie Cumbo (Credit: lauriecumbo2013.com)

Council Member-Elect’s Comments On ‘Knockout Game’ Draw Ire

Brooklyn Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo recently said on Facebook that she believes the attacks against Jews in that area are related to a sense of resentment.

12/05/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent ‘Knockout’ Incidents

There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.

11/20/2013

Police are looking for suspects who they say are wanted in a possible bias attack in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime In Brooklyn

It happened around 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 10 on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.

11/16/2013

Axe Body Spray (credit: Theaxeeffect.com)

Report: Student In Trouble After Classmates Are Sickened By Deodorant Spray

Eight students at a school in Brooklyn were hospitalized earlier this week, following the release of a substance that turned out to be Axe body spray, according to a published report.

11/03/2013

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