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  • Miami Newborn Named for Slain Brooklyn Boy

    Miami Newborn Named for Slain Brooklyn Boy
    It is a tribute from a Florida family to a Brooklyn boy who was killed just days before his 9th birthday. The parents of a newborn in Miami named their infant 'Leiby' -- in memory of the 8-year-old boy from Borough Park who was snatched from a Brooklyn...
  • Leiby Kletzky Memorial Fund Nears $250K, New Photos Of Victim Surface

    Leiby Kletzky Memorial Fund Nears $250K, New Photos Of Victim Surface
    The Leiby Kletzky Memorial Fund--established in the name of the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy, who was snatched and murdered by a stranger he met on the street, is close to having raised nearly a quarter million dollars less than a week after it was created,...
  • Newborn Named for Slain Leiby Kletzky [EXCLUSIVE PHOTO]

    Newborn Named for Slain Leiby Kletzky [EXCLUSIVE PHOTO]
    PIX 11 News has obtained an exclusive photo of a Miami baby named in honor of the slain, Brooklyn boy, Leiby Kletzky. The baby boy--Ezreil Leib Rudski---was born on the same day, July 13th, that Leiby's remains were found. The baby's father, Shmuli...
  • Stranger Danger Video Gets New Look, After Leiby Death

    Stranger Danger Video Gets New Look, After Leiby Death
    A video that was produced for the Orthodox Jewish community about "stranger danger" -- BEFORE the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky -- is getting fresh buzz on YouTube. A group called the Torah Safety Commission produced the video...
  • Couple from Maine Arrested on Multiple Charges in Lancaster County

    Couple from Maine Arrested on Multiple Charges in Lancaster County
    A couple from Auburn, Maine are behind bars on multiple charges in Lancaster County Prison. West Hempfield Township Police responded over the weekend to a call of a woman soliciting a man at the Lions Mountville Borough Park. Officers found 27 year old...
  • Brooklyn Popular Uprising Removes Unpopular Pedestrian Plazas

    Brooklyn Popular Uprising Removes Unpopular Pedestrian Plazas
    The people of Borough Park have spoken -- they fought the City and won.  Four pedestrian plazas were taken out of Fort Hamilton Parkway today.  It turns out, instead of improving pedestrian access, some people say they have caused traffic nightmares...
  • Father Of Slain Brooklyn Boy Files $100M Suit Against Alleged Killer

    Father Of Slain Brooklyn Boy Files $100M Suit Against Alleged Killer
    The father of a Brooklyn boy who was killed and butchered after he got lost walking home from camp filed a $100 million lawsuit Monday against the child's accused killer. According to the lawsuit, Nachman Kletzky, father of 8-year-old victim Leiby...
  • City Threatens To Shut Down Bus Company For Segregating Passengers

    City Threatens To Shut Down Bus Company For Segregating Passengers
    Mayor Bloomberg has warned the Orthodox Jewish operators of the B 110 bus in Brooklyn that the city will shut down the bus line if they continue to force women to sit in the back. "A women who walks on that bus doesn't feel discriminated because that...
  • Brooklyn Boy's Alleged Killer Was Coerced Into Confessing: Lawyers

    Brooklyn Boy's Alleged Killer Was Coerced Into Confessing: Lawyers
    Defense attorneys for a man who confessed to kidnapping, smothering and dismembering an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy claim their client's admission of guilt was coerced by authorities. Lawyers for Levi Aron said detectives took advantage of his "fragile...
  • Eyesore Building Causing Outrage

    Eyesore Building Causing Outrage
    A new building in Borough Park has neighbors steamed. They say its ugly. "It's sad. It just sticks out like a sore thumb," said Jean Benturino, a long-time resident of the 40th street block, where mostly brownstone line the street. The building, near...
  • Sex Offender Who Snuck into Sleepaway Camp

    Sex Offender Who Snuck into Sleepaway Camp
    PIX 11 tried demanding answers Monday from a food company in Spring Valley, about a registered sex offender who was allowed to deliver orders to a "sleepaway" camp for Orthodox Jewish boys in Sullivan County.  31 year old Yoel Oberlander was arrested...