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Crown Heights

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  • Dunkin' Donuts Studio On The Run: Marty Markowitz On Brooklyn Concert Series

    Dunkin' Donuts Studio On The Run: Marty Markowitz On Brooklyn Concert Series
    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....
  • Teens Play Deadly Game of Chicken on Subway Tracks [VIDEO]

    Teens Play Deadly Game of Chicken on Subway Tracks [VIDEO]
    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,"...
  • 1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Gruesome Shooting In Brooklyn

    1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Gruesome Shooting In Brooklyn
    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...
  • Mario Van Peebles Gets Soapy

    We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from "New Jack City" to "All My Children," but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it. Van Peebles is joining the cast of the ABC soap opera later this month. It's his second foray into daytime drama; one of his...
  • City shadows: Nightmares haunt mayoral visions

     
    Sooner or later every New York City mayor faces the kind of nightmare event that mocks his message. Ed Koch won fame for improving morale and procedures, then departed after corruption and crime. David Dinkins rode in on racial healing......
  • Mayor-for-Life 'Papa Doc' Bloomberg: Latest update

     
    The video above is a beautifully presented piece about the schools under Mayor Bloomberg who has now served nearly two terms. All his ads are expensive, polished productions, free of peeve. Um, say -- is that school bus in......
  • Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured In Brooklyn Basement

    Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured In Brooklyn Basement
    Two men are under arrest after kidnapping, torturing and raping a 14-year-old girl who was held prisoner in a Brooklyn basement for two weeks, police say. Anthony King and Kevin Evans, both 24, picked up the girl and her female friend on April 27, and...
  • Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen

    Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen
    There was a march Saturday in memory of then 16-year-old honor student Chanel Petro-Nixon, who disappeared on Father's Day in 2006. Her murder remains a cold case. The march/rally kicked off Saturday morning from 1605 Fulton Street, at Marcus Garvey...
  • Death of 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Ruled a Homicide

    Death of 4-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Ruled a Homicide
    The death of a 4-year-old Brooklyn boy has been ruled a homicide. Officers responded to a 911 call from the boy's mother Friday afternoon, when they found little Jayden Lenescar unconscious. He was taken to Kings County Hospital, where he was...
  • Brooklyn Mom, Boyfriend Charged with Brutally Killing 4-Year-Old Boy

    Brooklyn Mom, Boyfriend Charged with Brutally Killing 4-Year-Old Boy
    The mother of a 4-year-old boy -- found bruised, battered and unconscious in his Crown Heights home -- has been charged with murder. Police arrested Myrna Chen Phang, 25, and her boyfriend, Steven Dadaille, 26, Saturday, and charged the pair with second-...
  • Brooklyn Dad, Two Toddlers Die In Tragic Fire

    Brooklyn Dad, Two Toddlers Die In Tragic Fire
    There appears to be two major mistakes that could have made the difference between life and death in a Crown Heights fire that took three lives. First, fire officials say there were no smoke detectors in the apartment and secondly, it seems it took way...