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Crown Heights

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  • 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...
  • Cops Raid Brooklyn Stores on Suspicion of Drug Sales

    Cops Raid Brooklyn Stores on Suspicion of Drug Sales
    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...
  • 3 Shot in Possible Roof Top Shooting in Brooklyn

    3 Shot in Possible Roof Top Shooting in Brooklyn
    New York City police were called to the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon after receiving reports of shots being fired from a roof top, PIX News has learned. Four people were rushed to Kings County Hospital -- however police are...
  • Triple Shooting in Otherwise Quiet Brooklyn Neighborhood

    Triple Shooting in Otherwise Quiet Brooklyn Neighborhood
    A manhunt is on for whoever is behind a triple shooting in Brooklyn that occurred at around 11:50 p.m. Wednesday. Dozens of police worked the scene until early Thursday morning, and more officers, including Emegency Services cops, returned to the scene...
  • Two Teenage Girls Stabbed By Adult Couple On Brooklyn Street

    Two Teenage Girls Stabbed By Adult Couple On Brooklyn Street
    Two teenage girls were viciously attacked Friday by a knife-wielding adult couple in Brooklyn, authorities said. Shantayah Lewis, 16, and her friend, 15-year-old Shaquina Grant, were hanging out with friends at 5 p.m. on Franklin Ave. in Crown Heights...
  • 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...
  • Protesters Claim Excessive Force Used By NYPD Officers

    Protesters Claim Excessive Force Used By NYPD Officers
    Two women are claiming they were brutally attacked by several New York City police officers, who were also apparently yelling sexist and homophobic slurs at them, outside of a night club in Crown Heights. Gay activists took to the streets of Brooklyn...
  • Butt-Slapper On The Loose In Brooklyn

    Butt-Slapper On The Loose In Brooklyn
    Police say there is a serial butt-slapper terrorizing subway trains in Brooklyn. According to authorities, they have received nearly a dozen reports of a man slapping the buttocks of women riding the subway in and around Crown Heights. The incidents...
  • West Indian Pride Takes Over Brooklyn

    West Indian Pride Takes Over Brooklyn
    Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in Brooklyn to celebrate Caribbean culture Monday at the West Indian American Day Parade, as bright beaded costumes and feather headdresses also provided a lively backdrop for New York City politicking. With...