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154 Firearms Seized In Undercover Operations In Brooklyn

More illegal weapons have been taken off New York City streets as a result of a year-long investigation that involved three separate undercover operations, officials said.

10/18/2012

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Cop On Modified Duty As Officials Investigate Violent Crown Heights Arrest Video

The Oct. 8 incident at the ALIYA Center on East New York Avenue in Crown Heights is being investigated by the Internal Affairs Bureau and the Brooklyn district attorney.

10/16/2012

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Hikind: Violent Crown Heights Arrest Caught On Video ‘Crosses The Line’

Assemblyman Dov Hikind said he wants a full investigation into the violent arrest of a man at a Jewish youth center in Brooklyn.

10/15/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Arrested In Stabbing Near West Indian Day Parade

A suspect has been arrested in connection with one of two fatal stabbings that happened after the West Indian American Day Parade in Brooklyn on Monday.

09/04/2012

Scene of fire in Crown Heights, Brooklyn (credit: CBS 2)

Four-Alarm Fire Rips Through Crown Heights Home

A dozen people had to be rescued by firefighters, as a four-story home in Brooklyn went up in flames around 2:15 Monday morning. The fire consumed a home on Carroll Street just off Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.

09/03/2012

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New Drug Survey Reveals Troublesome Trends Among High School Students

The study of more than a thousand 12 to 17-year-olds across the country found that nearly 9 out of 10 high school students said classmates were using drugs, drinking or smoking during the school day.

08/23/2012

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

Loved Ones Remember Teen Gunned Down In Crown Heights

Darius Robinson, a 17-year-old from Crown Heights, was standing in a crowd in front of 720 St. Marks Ave., early Tuesday morning when bullets flew and cut the teen’s dreams short.

08/21/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn Rape Case Involving Hasidic Woman Dismissed Amid Misconduct Questions

The 22-year-old woman initially accused the men of rape, but questions were raised about whether prosecutors initially failed to turn over evidence that she had recanted part of her story.

06/26/2012

Box cutter rapist

NYPD In Search Of Crown Heights ‘Box Cutter’ Rapist

A woman waiting for a taxi cab in Brooklyn was suddenly attacked. Police are looking for the man who dragged her into a building and sexually assaulted her on the roof.

06/25/2012

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Samuel Martinez Indicted In 2006 Crown Heights Fire That Killed 2 Women, 2 Children

Prosecutors charged 38-year-old Samuel Martinez Tuesday with eight counts of second-degree murder.

06/19/2012

Farmers Market in Crown Heights - Brooklyn, NY (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Farmers Market Brings Communities Together In Crown Heights

With the bleak central Brooklyn cityscape as a backdrop, you might be surprised what a little color is capable of.

06/18/2012

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Police Use Facebook To Put End To Gang’s Crime Spree In Crown Heights

Fourteen suspected members of a Crown Heights gang dubbed the “Brower Boys” have been indicted in connection with a year-long crime spree after talking about their alleged exploits on Facebook, authorities said Wednesday.

05/30/2012

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Police: Suspect Arrested In Connection With Shooting At Crown Heights Sneaker Store

The shooting inside the Rugged Sole hat and shoe store left a 12-year-old boy and another man injured, according to police.

05/22/2012

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Boy, 12, Hit By Stray Bullet In Brooklyn

A 12-year-old and another man were caught in the cross fire as the result of a beef between a Crown Heights store employee and a man who lives in the neighborhood, police said.

05/22/2012

Darrell Dula says he was "innocent the whole time." (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Accused Of Raping Orthodox Jewish Woman Freed Year After Accuser Recants

Darrell Dula, 25, has been freed from jail and is now back with his brother and 3-year-old son in Crown Heights.

04/18/2012

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