Taj Patterson

Taj Patterson underwent surgery on his eye after being beaten in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Dec. 1, 2013. (Photo courtesy of New York Daily News)

5 Hasidic Men Indicted In Beating Of Man In Williamsburg

The members of a Jewish safety patrol in Williamsburg are accused of stopping then attacking Taj Patterson as he walked through the neighborhood Dec. 1.


Black and Jewish leaders hold a news conference on Dec. 15, 2013, to denounce the recent spate of "knockout game" attacks. (credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010  WINS)

Black, Jewish Leaders Unite To Condemn ‘Knockout Game’ Attacks

Leaders of the black and Jewish communities joined together Sunday on the steps of Brooklyn Supreme Court to repudiate the violent “knockout game.”