| Mar 2, 2010
| 11:53 AM
A Brooklyn teenager may be headed into the history books as the City Council's youngest member ever.
Abraham Tischler, 18, is vying for the Borough Park Council seat once held by Simcha Felder, who recently took a job with city Controller John Liu. The...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 3:44 PM
An orthodox rabbi was convicted by a Brooklyn jury Monday for abusing on several occasions a 16-year-old Yeshiva student.
Baruch Lebovits, 59, has been found guilty of eight counts of sexual abuse. The jury -- made up of 10 women and two men --...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 1:30 PM
BROOKLYN -- Rabbi Baruch Lebovits, 59, the wealthy owner of a travel agency in Borough Park, Brooklyn, was hit Monday with a lengthy prison term for sexually abusing a then-16 year old teenager from his neighborhood.
Lebovits, a father of seven...
| Dec 20, 2009
| 12:17 PM
The largest U.S. outbreak of mumps is sweeping New York.
At least 152 people in Rockland County have been diagnosed with the highly infectious disease since the summer.
Investigators have traced the outbreak back to a Jewish summer camp in Sullivan...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 7:27 PM
A Borough Park rabbi is knocking a newspaper report that a bridegroom who committed suicide this past November had told a friend the rabbi sexually abused him as a youth. PIX Investigates asked Rabbi Baruch Lebovits about the report in the New York Post,...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 10:24 AM
An 83-year-old man was arrested and charged after police say he brutally beat a 99-year-old man following a dispute over parking.
According to police, the brawl happened at around 2:10 p.m. Monday outside a doctor's office in Borough Park.
| Jan 22, 2010
| 4:46 PM
BOROUGH PARK, N.Y. -- An 83-year-old man was arrested and charged after police say he brutally beat a 99-year-old man following a dispute over parking.
According to police, the brawl happened at around 2:10 p.m. Monday outside a doctor's office in...
| Feb 17, 2010
| 10:19 AM
A 4-year-old was struck and killed by school bus Wednesday morning while on his way to school, police said.
The tragic accident happened on 13th Avenue near 49th Street at around 8 a.m. in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn.
According to police, the...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 3:44 PM
A Borough Park man known locally and on the Internet as the "Flying Rabbi," is taking Jimmy Kimmel to court after the the late-night talk show host featured him in a comedic spoof of Lebron James.
The short that ran in August on Jimmy Kimmel Live,...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 11:06 AM
Eighteen members of the Latin Kings street gang's " Borough Park Homicide Squad", have been indicted after two apartments were set on fire during a feud.
"These so-called 'Latin Kings' do not rule the streets of Brooklyn, but they may each find...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:50 PM
Yoseph Robinson turned away from a life touched by crime only to die trying to stop a crime. Today was his funeral.
Under slate grey Brooklyn skies Robinson's family, friends and members of his community gathered for his funeral, filling to standing room...