Crown Heights

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

Crown Heights Mentally Ill Housing Site

Crown Heights Residents Decry Planned Mental Health Housing On Block

Controversy has erupted in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where a local nonprofit plans to build a facility that will predominantly house people who are mentally ill.

09/30/2013

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Judge Blames Federal Budget Cuts In Denial Of Jury Sequestration Request

Federal Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. agreed with prosecutors that the jury would certainly benefit from protection in the upcoming trial of the leader of violent Brooklyn drug gang, but denied the request because the court had to “be mindful of today’s economic climate.”

09/20/2013

An accident involving an MTA bus and a car in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn sent several people to are hospitals. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Bus Accident Leaves 41 Injured

The accident happened at 4:40 p.m. at Albany Avenue and Herkimer Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of the borough, authorities said.

09/09/2013

This SUV smashed into a telephone pole during an accident in Crown Heights that left several people with serious injuries. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Car Jumps Curb In Crown Heights, 3 Pedestrians Struck

A black Hyundai was moving down Kingston Avenue when it collided with a white Infinity that was going eastbound on Eastern Parkway shortly before 7 p.m., police said.

09/05/2013

Gun Recovered By Police In Brooklyn

Teen Suspects Charged For Allegedly Trying To Steal Gun Being Held As Evidence

One of the suspects was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening after being shot by a police officer.

08/25/2013

Gun Recovered By Police In Brooklyn

Police Shoot Suspect Who Allegedly Went For Gun Being Held As Evidence

A teenage boy was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening, after being shot by a police officer when he allegedly tried to steal a gun from a van police were guarding.

08/24/2013

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