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'KKK' is scrawled on a car in Midwood on Nov. 11, 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn D.A. Hynes Appalled By Increase In Anti-Semitism; Markowitz Calls It ‘Anomaly’

People living in Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish communities are complaining of harassment and anti-Semitic slurs written on walls and even parking meters.

11/14/2011

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New York Lawmakers Call For No-Fault Insurance Laws

When Carol-Anne Church was injured in a 2004 accident in Brooklyn, a man followed her to King’s County Hospital and offered her a network of attorneys and doctors and free taxi service to each appointment. She knew it was fishy.

11/14/2011

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‘Safe Stop’ Program Kicks Off In Brooklyn Following Leiby Kletzky’s Death

The Brooklyn district attorney’s office began placing special stickers in storefront windows Tuesday letting children know it is a safe place to go for help in the event of an emergency.

08/16/2011

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron’s Handwritten Confession Made Public As He Pleads Not Guilty In Leiby Kletzky Murder Case

Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.

08/04/2011

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

Parents Of Murder Victim Leiby Kletzky Break Their Silence After Shiva

“The ache in our hearts will remain forever,” Nachman and Itta Kletzky wrote in a statement. “We are certain that Leiby is now looking down from heaven and blessing us all.”

07/21/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Levi Aron Charged With 2 Counts Of First-Degree Murder In Leiby Kletzky Case

Levi Aron faces up to life in prison without possibility of parole if convicted, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announced early Wednesday evening. Aron’s arraignment is scheduled for July 28.

07/20/2011

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Brooklyn Daycare Owner Charged With Using Phantom Kids To Steal State Funds

DA Joe Hynes says an honest mom became a confidential informant and turned the tables on the suspect.

04/12/2011