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Crown Heights

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  • Pair Accused Of Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution

    Pair Accused Of  Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution
    A 20-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, who says she's been sexually brutalized by human traffickers in Brooklyn since 2003 starting when she was just 13, finally told her secret to her college professor, resulting in Wednesday's...
  • Mugged Last Week, Brooklyn Bakery Owner Fatally Shot

    Mugged Last Week, Brooklyn Bakery Owner Fatally Shot
    A Brooklyn bakery owner who was mugged last week outside his own shop was fatally shot Tuesday night in front of his home. Police say Mervyn Johnson, 68, was gunned down at about 8:30 p.m. in front of his Brooklyn Avenue apartment building, near Lefferts...
  • Soccer Star Shot In Front Of Brooklyn Club

    Soccer Star Shot In Front Of Brooklyn Club
    A gunman shot and killed a member of the St. Lucia soccer team early Monday in Brooklyn while the man celebrated the winning goal he scored earlier that day. Police arrived at 361 Utica Avenue in Crown Heights and discovered two people suffering...
  • Espada: "Pull Up Your Pants!"

    Espada: "Pull Up Your Pants!"
    State Sen. Pedro Espada, Jr. is joining forces with Sen. Eric Adams, and Sen. Ruth Hassell-Thompson to get get youngsters to raise their pants. They spoke outside the Bronx Police Athletic League, on Webster Ave., in the Bronx. Espanda unveiled a...
  • Crown Heights Race Riot Figure Stabbed

    Crown Heights Race Riot Figure Stabbed
    A man who was convicted of violating the civil rights of a Jewish student who was stabbed and killed during the Crown Heights riots of 1991, was violently assaulted Sunday following a possible road rage incident police say. Lemrick Nelson was stabbed...
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  • Werdesheim case blown up out of proportion

    I've followed the Werdesheim case closely in the 18 months since the incident on Fallstaff Road took place ("Elder brother guilty in assault," May 4). I've lived a few streets from the occurrence for over 40 years. From The Sun's perspective, two...
  • Man, 33, and Boy, 12, Shot In Crown Heights Store

    Man, 33, and Boy, 12, Shot In Crown Heights Store
    A 33-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy were shot and injured in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Monday night, according to police sources. Police are searching for the gunman who shot both people inside of the Rugged Sole shoe store on Utica Ave....
  • Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn

    Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn
    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...
  • Livery Cab Driver Critical After Being Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn

    Livery Cab Driver Critical After Being Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn
    A livery cab driver is in critical condition after being shot three times while on-duty Sunday night. According to the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, 42-year-old Dame Ndiaje was shot outside 1373 Pacific St. in the Crown Heights section of...
  • Victim Snaps Pic Of Perv Who Fondled Her In Brooklyn Subway Station

    Victim Snaps Pic Of Perv Who Fondled Her In Brooklyn Subway Station
    Police are searching for a suspect accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station. The victim managed to snap a photo of the man, however, exposing his identity. "I am so glad these young girls have cameras on their cellphones,"...