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Knockout Game

Police: Examples Of Troubling ‘Knockout’ Game Popping Up All Over

A disturbing and brutal game among teens is also targeting other victims in other cities.

11/19/2013

Welts from Ramapo paintball attack (credit: Joseph Gestetner/handout)

Police: 3 Charged With Hate Crimes In Ramapo Paintball Attack

Police say Shashi Ramsaroop, Lindsey Peaks and Demetrius Latrell Torain were arrested on assault, aggravated harassment, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal tampering charges.

08/08/2013

Dress Code Sign Posted At Some Williamsburg Stores. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Says Dress Code Posted By Some Jewish Shop Owners Is ‘Discrimination’

Sam Gold said he can’t believe the city is taking him to court over a sign posted last summer at his store in the Hasidic enclave of Williamsburg.

04/26/2013

Julio Acevedo (credit: NYPD)

DA: More Charges For Accused Williamsburg Hit-And-Run Driver

Julio Acevedo, 44, has been charged with second degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in addition to previous charges, according to the DA’s office.

03/19/2013

Julio Acevedo (NYPD)

Suspect In Deadly Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Surrenders In Pennsylvania

Julio Acevedo, the suspect in the hit-and-run crash that killed a young family in Brooklyn, has surrendered to police.

03/06/2013

Yoel Oberlander (credit: http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us)

Sources: Registered Sex Offender Sneaks Into Catskills Sleep-Away Camp

He was a stranger in their midst. Campers at a Catskills retreat for young Hasidic teens and children said they woke last week to the alarming sight of a man roaming their sleeping area.

08/15/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn DA Condemned For Not Prosecuting More Hasidic, Orthodox Jewish Sex Abusers

Finding sexual abusers of children and prosecuting their cases is one of law enforcement’s top priorities. But in Brooklyn, District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has come under fire what not vigorously pursuing cases in the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.

03/29/2012

NYC B-110 bus

Unwritten Policy Requires Women To Sit In The Back On One NYC Bus Line

After getting several complaints from passengers who had experiences — the Department of Transportation now says it is investigating the bus company — Private Transportation Corp. — for discrimination.

10/19/2011

New Square resident Aron Rottenberg, 43, was hospitalized with burns to 50 percent of his body after an attack apparently sparked by a religious dispute. (Credit: Handout via CBS 2)

Police: NY Man Badly Burned In Religious Dispute

An orthodox Jewish father of four said he was apparently punished for worshipping his own way after an attack left him with burns covering 50 percent of his body.

05/22/2011