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Man Stabbed To Death In Crown Heights

A man was found stabbed to death Monday afternoon in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

01/28/2013

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‘Anonymous’ Hacks Federal Web Site Over Swartz Suicide

The hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.

01/26/2013

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New Yorkers Relieved At More Than 9 Days Without A Homicide

A long streak of days without homicides in New York City may have been broken Friday morning, but many were still relieved at that the brutal cold coincided with less brutal behavior.

01/26/2013

Darius Robinson (credit: Personal Photo via Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Another Suspect Charged In Teen’s Murder At Brooklyn Barbecue

Another suspect has been charged in the shooting that left a 17-year-old boy dead at a barbecue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn last summer.

01/23/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Man Files Lawsuit Over Police Beating At Crown Heights Jewish Center

Ehud Halevy’s complaint alleges that the 21-year-old was punched about two dozen times in an Oct. 8 beating that lasted more than two minutes.

01/22/2013

Darius Robinson (credit: Personal Photo via Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

Suspect Charged In Teen’s Murder At Brooklyn Barbecue

Police announced Wednesday that have solved the murder of a 17-year-old boy who was shot and killed at a barbecue in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

01/16/2013

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NYPD Officer Arrested, Reportedly For Pulling Gun In Quarrel

A New York City police officer was arrested early Monday, reportedly on charges that he pulled a gun on a construction worker.

01/14/2013

Southern Poverty Law Center announces lawsuit against JONAH (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Lawsuit Filed Against Jersey City Organization Promising Gay Conversions

JONAH, its founder Arthur Goldberg and counselor Alan Downing have been named in the suit, which accuses them of violating New Jersey’s strong Consumer Fraud Act.

11/27/2012

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Man Charged With Backing Limousine Into Brother-In-Law, Killing Him

Viktor Avadyayev, 53, had been standing behind the white 2007 Chrysler limousine and was struck as the vehicle traveled in reverse, police said.

11/26/2012

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Elderly Woman Dies In Fire In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

A woman who was reportedly 91 years old died early Monday, in an apartment building fire in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn.

11/12/2012

Gas Price Gouging

Consumers Complain Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging At Many Area Gas Stations

While getting around may be easier since Superstorm Sandy, paying a reasonable price for gas is not – at least at some locations CBS 2 found.

11/07/2012

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Man In Brawl With Cops At Jewish Center: ‘The Officer Wouldn’t Listen To Me’

Ehud Halevy had faced a series of charges, including trespass and assault, following an encounter with two police officers at a Crown Heights Youth Center.

10/24/2012

Bank Robber

Police: Robber Hit Same Brooklyn Bank 3 Times Since February 2011

The NYPD has launched a search for the man who robbed four banks in the Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant sections of Brooklyn since February of last year.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Involved In Confrontation With Cops At Jewish Center

The video shows Halevy being pummeled by two officers, with one cop landing more than 20 punches. His partner, a woman, joined in with a baton.

10/22/2012

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Jewish Community Takes To Streets To Protest Videotaped Cop Beating

There was backlash in Brooklyn on Friday over a confrontation caught on video. It shows a police officer repeatedly punching a man during an arrest. The Jewish community in Crown Heights wants the charges against the suspect dropped.

10/19/2012

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