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Borough Park

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  • Child Struck, Killed By A Bus In Brooklyn

    Child Struck, Killed By A Bus In Brooklyn
    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...
  • Cops Arrest Man Accused of Attempting to Abduct Young Brooklyn Boy

    Cops Arrest Man Accused of Attempting to Abduct Young Brooklyn Boy
    A 10-year-old boy walking near his home in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn was nearly abducted by a man in an SUV Thursday evening, PIX News has learned. The suspect, driving a dark colored Jeep Cherokee, tried to lure the child into his vehicle...
  • Rabbi Sentenced 32 Years For Sexually Abusing Teen

    Rabbi Sentenced 32 Years For Sexually Abusing Teen
    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 boy from his neighborhood. Lebovits, a father of seven children and grandfather...
  • Teen Vying To Be Youngest Member of NYC Council

    Teen Vying To Be Youngest Member of NYC Council
    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...
  • Orthodox Rabbi Convicted of Molesting 16-Year-Old Boy

    Orthodox Rabbi Convicted of Molesting 16-Year-Old Boy
    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 --...
  • Orthodox Rabbi Sentenced to 32 Years For Child Molestation

    Orthodox Rabbi Sentenced to 32 Years For Child Molestation
    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...
  • Cops: Newlywed Groom Dies in Apparent Suicide

    Cops: Newlywed Groom Dies in Apparent Suicide
    A newlywed groom died Thursday after jumping from a Brooklyn hotel room balcony, less than two days after marrying the love of his life, police said. Motty Borger, 24, was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center after jumping seven stories from The Avenue...