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Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

100 Security Cameras Going Up In Brooklyn Communities In Response To Leiby Kletzky Murder

The taxpayer-funded security system will augment an already insular ultra-Orthodox community that has its own volunteer police force, ambulances and schools.

09/23/2013

Levi Aron (credit: CBS 2)

Levi Aron Gets 40 To Life In Murder, Dismemberment Of Leiby Kletzky

Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in the death of Leiby Kletzky. The 36-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping earlier this month.

08/29/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Some Wondering Why ‘Leiby Kletzky Security Initiative’ Has Yet To Take Flight

The big worry is that the powerful Orthodox Jewish group administering the program will insist that a rabbi grant permission before authorities are notified of sex abuse or domestic violence accusations.

08/16/2012

Levi Aron pleaded guilty to killing Leiby Kletzky on Aug. 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Levi Aron Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Leiby Kletzky

Levi Aron pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping.

08/09/2012

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

Sources: Levi Aron, Accused Killer Of Leiby Kletzky, To Plead Guilty

The family has agreed to the deal, as they have no desire to recount their pain through a trial, sources told 1010 WiNS’ Juliet Papa. Aron will reportedly be sentenced to 40 years-to-life in prison for last summer’s brutal murder.

08/01/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

WCBS 880 Tri-State Top 11 Of 2011: No. 8 – Leiby Kletzky

At WCBS Newsradio 880, we’ve been counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. Number 8, suggested by a listener on our Facebook page, is the most horrific story most of us can remember covering.

12/28/2011

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces his resignation June 16, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The 11 Most Talked About Stories Of 2011

From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.

12/26/2011

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

Lawyer For Accused Killer Levi Aron Says Inbreeding Partially To Blame For Crime

“Everybody knows when blood relations have offspring there can be genetic defects,” attorney Howard Greenberg said, adding that “it’s something that needs to be investigated.”

12/21/2011

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

Defense: Levi Aron’s Confession In 8-Year-Old’s Killing Coerced

Levi Aron’s defense attorneys said authorities told him what to write down when he allegedly confessed to the crime.

10/24/2011

St. Sen. Martin Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (official photos)

Golden, Malliotakis Want Increased Penalties For Child Predators

In the wake of the death of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Brooklyn, lawmakers are calling for a new law that would toughen penalties against child predators.

10/07/2011

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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, Accused Of Killing 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky, Gives Jailhouse Interview

“It hurts too much to think about it,” Aron reportedly said, discussing what he calls “the incident.”

08/12/2011

Levi Aron (credit: AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron Psych Evaluation Earns Him No Sympathy From Community

A court-ordered psychiatric report reveals that Levi Aron, charged with killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky of Borough Park is mentally ill, but many residents are dismissive of those results.

08/11/2011

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

Court Papers: Levi Aron, Suspect In Murder Of Leiby Kletzky, Has Personality Disorder

Mental illness has been suggested as a factor since the day Aron was arrested and charged with murdering and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky.

08/10/2011

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