Crown Heights

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

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Man Stabbed To Death In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

Police Sunday evening were looking for the suspect who stabbed a man to death in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

08/04/2013

Dozens marched against violence in Southern Brooklyn on Saturday. (Credit Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dozens March Against Gun Violence In South Brooklyn

Dozens marched in Crown Heights, Brooklyn on Saturday to reach out to victims and bring an end to gun violence.

07/27/2013

Crown Heights Robbery Suspect

69-Year-Old Woman Robbed, Beaten In Crown Heights Building

A 69-year-old woman was attacked and robbed this week in elevator in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

07/27/2013

Brooklyn 87-Year-Old Woman Robbery Suspect

5 Suspects Wanted For Robbing, Tying Up 87-Year-Old Woman In Brooklyn

Police on Tuesday were searching for five suspects who tied up and robbed an 87-year-old woman in Brooklyn last month.

07/09/2013

New map at Worth Street and Mulberry Street - June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The Streets

In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.

06/24/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Five Wounded In Three Separate Shootings In Brooklyn

Five men were wounded in three different shootings in Brooklyn on Saturday, according to authorities.

04/27/2013

Crown Heights ATM Thieves

Police: Thieves Tricked ATM Users, Stole From Accounts

Police are asking for assistance from the public as they attempt to locate an unknown group of criminals who have tricked people into letting them withdraw from ATMs at a Brooklyn bank.

04/24/2013

Police say this man is a suspect in a series of rapes that have occurred in Crown Heights and Canarsie. (Credit NYPD)

Cops Seek Suspect In Series Of Brooklyn Rapes

The first incident occurred on April 4, when he approached a 25-year-old woman near the intersection of Albany Avenue and Fenimore street, lured her to a parking lot and raped her, police said.

04/13/2013

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