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.
Flatbush Company Fashions Sparkling West Indian Day Parade DisplaysIn just a few days Brooklyn will explode with Caribbean music, dancing and, of course, costumes. It's the peaceful side of the West Indian Day festivities that we don't always hear about.
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.
Tightened Security For J'Ouvert Festival Faces Mixed Reactions From Revelers In BrooklynOne of the most vibrant events in the city celebrating Caribbean culture is seeing amped up security and closed roads as police try to curb the violence that has been seen in recent years.
Caribbean Culture Celebrated As West Indian Parade Marches Through Crown HeightsA sea of color and sounds were on display in Brooklyn on Monday as the annual West Indian American Day Parade was in full swing.
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.
CBS2 Demanding Answers: New Traffic Barriers Ripped Out For West Indian Day ParadeThe city Department of Transportation has been forced to rip out new Eastern Parkway traffic islands in Crown Heights, Brooklyn to make way for the West Indian Day Parade.
NYPD Arrests 35 People In Drug Bust Along West Indian Parade Day RouteDozens were arrested in a drug bust along the West Indian Day Parade route in Brooklyn as part of the city's effort to curb violence at the celebration this year.
Flyer Warns Residents 'Do Not Shoot Anyone' During J'Ouvert CelebrationsJ’Ouvert is a celebration of Caribbean pride, culture and heritage leading up to the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, but the event has become linked with violence.
NYPD To Increase Security At This Year's West Indian Day Parade FestivitiesThe NYPD is putting new safety measures in place ahead of this year’s West Indian Parade in Brooklyn on Labor Day.