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Crown Heights

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  • "My Name Is Asher Lev" Cast Gets Its Rabbinical Study

    The cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s “My Name Is Asher Lev” is doing its rabbinical research. Director Gordon Edelstein and the cast of the play met with Rabbi Herbert Brockman of Congregation Mishkan Israel to talk about the Aaron Posner...
  • 20 Years Later, 'Crown Heights Gold' Remembers Violent Race Riots

    20 Years Later, 'Crown Heights Gold' Remembers Violent Race Riots
    It has been 20 years since the Crown Heights Riots in Brooklyn. PIX11's Lisa Mateo visits Crown Heights to talk to members of the commununity about how it's changed since then. She speaks to a member of the Crown Heights Youth Collective and the Crown...
  • Man Arrested For Groping Protester Also Eyed In Zuccotti Park Rape Case

    Man Arrested For Groping Protester Also Eyed In Zuccotti Park Rape Case
    A Brooklyn man is under arrest tonight and being charged with sexually assaulting an 18 year-old woman at Zuccotti Park, home to the Occupy Wall Street movement. This as the Manhattan District Attorney's office is investigating allegations that he raped...
  • 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...
  • 44th Annual West Indian Day Parade Kicks Off In Brooklyn

    44th Annual West Indian Day Parade Kicks Off In Brooklyn
    The 44th Annual West Indian-American Day Carnival (better known as the West Indian Day Parade) kicked off this Labor Day in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, once again this year. Festivities actually began on September 1st, and culminate in the Labor Day parade...
  • Shootings At West Indian Day Parade Leave 1 Man In Critical Condition

    Shootings At West Indian Day Parade Leave 1 Man In Critical Condition
    Gunshots disrupted a festive atmosphere at the West Indian American Day Parade in Crown Heights Monday afternoon when three people were shot, police said. At 2:30 p.m. two men were shot on Eastern Parkway, one in the leg and the other in the stomach. The...
  • Mom, 2 Gunmen Killed; 2 Cops Wounded In Brooklyn Shootout

    Mom, 2 Gunmen Killed; 2 Cops Wounded In Brooklyn Shootout
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for stricter gun control legislation following a bloody night in Brooklyn that ended in the deaths of three people, including a mother, and the injury of two NYPD officers. The shooting was just the latest in Labor Day...
  • Did Police Fire Stray Bullet That Killed Mom On Her Stoop?

    Did Police Fire Stray Bullet That Killed Mom On Her Stoop?
    Did cops kill a mom who was just sitting on her stoop minding her own business? New, forensic evidence suggests that they did, during a shootout the night of the West Indian Day Parade, and an investigation is underway to see if police officers...
  • 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...