Several People Shot, Including 7-Year-Old Boy, As Crowd Gathers To Celebrate J'Ouvert In BrooklynThe shooting came as pre-dawn celebrations were underway for the West Indian Day Parade, which is supposed to be virtual this year.
'Carnival Is Freedom:' New Yorkers Celebrate Caribbean Culture By Moving Party OnlineSeveral computers are making sure the show, that features artists and entertainment from all over the world, stays live.
West Indian Day Celebrations Kick Off With Back-To-School Drive, Virtual Music FestivalJ'Ouvert and the West Indian Day Parade usually attract more than one million people, but this year the events are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
NYPD Unveils J'Ouvert Festival Security MeasuresThis year's celebrations take place this Monday, Labor Day, in Crown Heights in Brooklyn.
West Indian Day Parade: 'It's All About Being Prideful'Nearly half a million people were expected at J’Ouvert, plus another million at the West Indian Day Parade.
NYPD: Expect High Security At J'Ouvert FestivalOne of the city's largest parades is happening Monday -- the West Indian American Day carnival. But first, the celebration will begin with a pre-dawn festival known as J'Ouvert.
Person Shot, Another Stabbed Along West Indian Day Parade RoutePolice say the shooting occurred at 672 Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, Brooklyn around 4:45 p.m.
J'ouvert Set To Commence In Brooklyn Under Tight SecurityBefore sunrise Monday, tens of thousands of costumed, paint-slathered revelers were set to gather on the streets of Brooklyn for J’ouvert, a joyous Caribbean celebration rooted in emancipation.
NYPD Steps Up Security Ahead Of Annual J'Ouvert Festival In BrooklynPolice say the precautions will be similar to security during New Year's Eve in Times Square.
Changes Coming To Brooklyn's Annual J'Ouvert Celebration In Wake Of ViolenceNew York City officials have shifted the start of the annual festival celebrating Caribbean culture held before dawn each Labor Day on the streets of Brooklyn.
Deadly Shootings Prompt Increased Security For Brooklyn’s J’Ouvert FestivalThe NYPD plans to use a 'New Year's Eve in Times Square' security plan to end the spiraling violence that has beset Brooklyn's J'Ouvert festival.
After 2 Years Of Gun Violence, City To Move J'Ouvert Celebration To DaylightPolice have a new weapon against the gun violence that has plagued the annual J’ouvert festival.
Irish, Puerto Rican Communities Outraged Following De Blasio's Comparison To J'Ouvert ViolenceMayor Bill de Blasio is facing a new controversy as members of the Irish and Puerto Ricans are livid after he equated the violence at J'Ouvert with behavior at the St. Patrick's and Puerto Rican parades.
Man Charged In Connection With Fatal J'ouvert Celebration ShootingChief of Detectives Robert Boyce said a suspect was charged in connection with the death of 22-year-old Tiarah Poyau, who was killed after she was shot in the face near Washington Avenue and Empire Boulevard.
2 Dead In Separate Shootings During J'ouvert Celebration In BrooklynThe annual J'ouvert celebration, largely held overnight, leads up to the West Indian Day Parade later Monday morning.