| Jun 26, 2012
| 7:08 AM
Cops in Brooklyn are trying to get two armed rapists off the streets.
A creep threatened a woman with a box cutter in Crown Heights before raping her early Monday on a rooftop on Bergen Street according to police.
Cops say the woman was standing...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:26 PM
Another high-profile and controversial court case has crumbled. The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has officially dropped all charges against four Crown Heights, Brooklyn men who were accused of raping and pimping out an Orthodox Jewish teen girl...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 6:15 AM
PIX 11 first introduced you to the group the Brooklyn foot soldiers last year, an extraordinary program that began back in 2001 with one big umbrella goal : to keep kids out of trouble while helping the community.
PIX11 first introduced you to the...
| Jul 24, 2012
PIX11's Hilary Whittier met with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on the Dunkin Donuts Studio on the Run in Coney Island to discuss the 34th annual Seaside Summer Concert Series at Coney Island and the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr....
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Video taken by a subway rider shows a group of teenagers playing on the subway tracks at the Kingston Ave. station in Crown Heights, seemingly oblivious to the danger.
"Playing on or near subway tracks is one of the most dangerous things anyone can do,"...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:57 AM
One person was killed and two others were wounded Sunday night in a brutal shooting in Brooklyn.
According to authorities, the shooting unraveled in an apartment in the Crown Heights section at around 10:50 pm.
The one fatality has been identified as...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Neighbors are upset about what they call a new bar & grill planned for the old Barrier's store at Douglas & Oliver. Developers say it's a restaurant that closes at two o'clock in the morning, not a bar.
"They're going to be overflowing into our...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:36 PM
“Brooklyn rappers don’t go 'whoop whoop,' they rob.” If there was any doubt about the stickup bona fides of the borough that produced the Notorious B.I.G., the Boot Camp Clique and M.O.P., Mr. MFN eXquire educated the Echo crowd shortly....
| Jun 26, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A 22 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks and railroad spikes at cars on the 15 Freeway near Hesperia, injuring several occupants and damaging at least eight vehicles, authorities said. Jacob S. Witt was booked into Victor......
| Apr 6, 2010
| 2:00 PM
A 10-block radius of Nostrand Avenue in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn was shut down by New York City police Tuesday as part of a large-scale drug bust.
Authorities -- including the NYPD and the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office -- began raiding...