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Crown Heights

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  • Handling Sex Assaults: A New Challenge For OWS Protesters

    Handling Sex Assaults: A New Challenge For OWS Protesters
    At the Occupy wall street protest everything is free--food shelter, clothing. But some women have seen the ugly side of those freedoms. There have been 3 sex assaults since early October including one woman who says she was raped. The signs are...
  • 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...
  • Charges Dropped Against 4 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Raping Jewish Teen

    Charges Dropped Against 4 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Raping Jewish Teen
    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...
  • 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,"...
  • Suspected Train Groper Arrested Thanks To Pic Snapped By Victim

    Suspected Train Groper Arrested Thanks To Pic Snapped By Victim
    Police have arrested a man accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station. Officers believe Stuart Cato, 39, of Queens, was the man photographed by his quick thinking victim after he grabbed her buttocks. "I am so glad these young...
  • Brooklyn Gun Buy-Back Program Nets 108 Firearms, Some Loaded

    Brooklyn Gun Buy-Back Program Nets 108 Firearms, Some Loaded
    The first NYPD Gun Buy-Back Program of 2012 took place Saturday in Brooklyn's Crown Heights section. Police say the public turned in a total of 108 firearms at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church on Dean Street. Here's a breakdown of what was...
  • More Arrests Possible In Case Of Teachers Aide Child Porn Suspect

    More Arrests Possible In Case Of Teachers Aide Child Porn Suspect
    FBI agents are on the trail of possibly hundreds of child porn suspects, thanks in no small part to the computer of a former elementary school teacher's aide who is himself facing a variety of child porn charges. Taleek Brooks, 41, told FBI agents that...
  • Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters

    Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters
    A fiery blaze in a Brooklyn brownstone Monday morning has left two firefighters and two civilians seriously injured, fire officials said. The firefighters' union claims the injuries could have been prevented if the mayor did not make cutbacks to the FDNY....
  • Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery

    Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery
    Two firefighters responding to a Crown Heights fire in an apartment that was home to a family of five suffered extensive second and third degree burns are now recuperating at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Burn Unit. One is up and...