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  • Residents Rally In The Streets After Disturbing Hate Crime In Brooklyn

    Residents Rally In The Streets After Disturbing Hate Crime In Brooklyn
    Claiming Neo~Nazis have opened a new headquarters in Flatbush near Ocean Parkway, fliers calling for an emergency rally next Sunday are plastered on cars in the neighborhood. The fliers come just a day after local elected officials and members of the...
  • Activist's Reaction To New Hate Crimes Has Police On Lookout For Him

    Activist's Reaction To New Hate Crimes Has Police On Lookout For Him
    Police are investigating and searching for suspects after somebody torched three cars and scrawled anti-semitic symbols on a van and some adjacent public park benches on Ocean Parkway in Midwood, Brooklyn. What's also happening in the wake of this hate...
  • Scissor Attack Leaves Teen In Critical Condition

    Scissor Attack Leaves Teen In Critical Condition
    A Brooklyn teenager faces attempted murder charges after police say he attacked a classmate with a pair of scissors, repeatedly stabbing him in the head. According to authorities, 15-year-old Alfredo Allen and 16-year-old Chevoy Nelson were playing...
  • Con Edison Workers Threaten Strike As Temps Soar

    Con Edison Workers Threaten Strike As Temps Soar
    Day two of our heatwave comes with an extra threat: a Con Edison workers' strike.  Because the only thing worse than facing a blackout is facing a blackout with no one around to fix it. "That would be typical right?  That's the way it goes, right in...
  • Elizabeth Pelton has disappointing third-place finish in 200M backstroke

    Elizabeth Pelton has disappointing third-place finish in 200M backstroke
    Missy Franklin and Elizabeth Beisel were the top two finishers in the 200-meter backstroke Sunday, earning spots on the Olympic team. Former North Baltimore Aquatic Club swimmer Elizabeth Pelton came in third. "You don't really swim to get to third," a...
  • Lia Neal relishing Olympic opportunity, status as role model

    Lia Neal relishing Olympic opportunity, status as role model
    Fairly or not, elite U.S. swimmers seem to spring from largely white, suburban pools of the country, which makes Lia Neal stand out. Hailing from Brooklyn’s Flatbush neighborhood, the 17-year-old Neal made the Olympic team Saturday night after...
  • Was Brooklyn Beggar Killed for "Million Photo" TV Collection?

    Was Brooklyn Beggar Killed for "Million Photo" TV Collection?
    Homicide detectives are investigating the mysterious death of an Orthodox Jewish man who begged for money outside synagogues, even though his massive collection of vintage TV photos was said to be worth millions of dollars. 55 year old Howard Frank was...
  • Deadly Shooting Of Young Dad Sets Off Massive N.J. Manhunt

    Deadly Shooting Of Young Dad Sets Off Massive N.J. Manhunt
    In New Jersey, police are trying to unravel a murder mystery in the normally quiet town of Cliffside Park. A massive manhunt is in progress, with 15 detectives already on the case, canvassing and interviewing friends, family members and other witnesses,...
  • DNA From '04 Murder Of Sarah Fox Matches Sample From Brooklyn Protest

    DNA From '04 Murder Of Sarah Fox Matches Sample From Brooklyn Protest
    Police have a new lead in the 2004 murder of Juilliard student Sarah Fox, after DNA from the scene was found to match another sample taken at a recent Occupy Wall Street protest, according to PIX11 sources. On May 19, 2004, 21-year-old Sarah Fox went out...
  • Charity Boxing Program Can't Afford City-Mandated Sex Abuse Insurance

    Charity Boxing Program Can't Afford City-Mandated Sex Abuse Insurance
    Headlines about pedophiles, perverts and sex abuse could cost city contractors more than they can afford.  The city requires a select group of programs get sex abuse insurance. On any given day, kids from the streets walk through the door at Altas Cops...
  • Friday Forecaster: Rapper Jean 'J-Scar' Lodescar

    Friday Forecaster: Rapper Jean 'J-Scar' Lodescar
    This week's Friday Forecaster is rapper Jean "J-Scar" Lodescar from Flatbush, Brooklyn. He's the subway star who turned a musical rant about being underpaid, into a working class anthem.