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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Hasidic Newspaper Erases Hillary Clinton From Bin Laden Raid Photo

    Hasidic Newspaper Erases Hillary Clinton From Bin Laden Raid Photo
    BROOKLYN (PIX11) -- A Hasidic newspaper in Brooklyn is apologizing to the White House, not for what it reported, but for what it left out.  The iconic photo of White House officials reacting to the deadly raid on Osama Bin Laden was doctored by the ...
  • Restaurant inspections: How does your favorite restaurant fare?

    Restaurant inspections: How does your favorite restaurant fare?
    What do Moses Famous Fish in Hampton, Forrest Seafood Kitchen in Newport News and Black Angus Grille in Williamsburg all have in common? They had no Health Department violations during recent inspections. To find out who else did well -- and who did...
  • Man Dies After Falling Into Tortilla Mixing Machine

    Man Dies After Falling Into Tortilla Mixing Machine
    A man was killed early Monday morning when he fell into a mixing machine in a Mexican tortilla factory in Brooklyn. Police say they received a 911 call at about 2:30 a.m. of a man trapped inside a commercial-size mixing vat at Tortilleria Chinantla,...
  • Craigslist Apartment Seeker Held As Sex Slave

    Craigslist Apartment Seeker Held As Sex Slave
    A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman who agreed to cook and clean for a Brooklyn man in exchange for free rent, ended up being forced into sexual slavery, she told police. On Tuesday, prosecutors said that 45-year-old John Hopkins is being held on $350,000 bail...
  • BK Jewish Community Divided By Fundraising For Accused Child Molester

    BK Jewish Community Divided By Fundraising For Accused Child Molester
    There is a small section of Williamsburg Brooklyn where big controversy is dividing the Jewish Community. Posters that have recently popped up on light poles and along private businesses, are promoting a fundraiser for accused child molester Nechemya...
  • Mariano cruises to Run for the Dream half-marathon win, Williamsburg's Quarles wins women's race

    Mariano cruises to Run for the Dream half-marathon win, Williamsburg's Quarles wins women's race
    WILLIAMSBURG — Exhaust emissions were the only downside to Greg Mariano's first half marathon. Otherwise, the 26-year-old Arlington resident was locked in and pleased. Running by himself for the last 12 miles, Mariano cruised to victory in the...
  • Artist Arrested After 'I Heart NY' Light Installations Mistaken For Bombs

    Artist Arrested After 'I Heart NY' Light Installations Mistaken For Bombs
    A New York-based artist was arrested and charged over the weekend after police mistook his latest art installations for bombs. According to authorities, Takeshi Miyakawa was taken into police custody Saturday while he was in the middle of setting up...
  • Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg

    Brooklyn Fire Kills 60-Year-Old Woman In Williamsburg
    FDNY investigators are trying to determine what set off a fire in a Williamsburg brownstone that killed a 59-year-old woman. According to authorities, flames broke out Friday around 9:15 in an apartment on Consylea Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the...
  • Tenants Say Landlord Hired Bike Gang To Kick Them Out

    Tenants Say Landlord Hired Bike Gang To Kick Them Out
    A battle is brewing between artsy East Williamsburg tenants and a tattooed motorcycle club, The Forbidden Ones. The club congregates on Thames near in Brooklyn. Tenants at 13 and 15 Thames, a loft-style building, say the bikers have taken over and...
  • Mafia-style Bribery Charges for Ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Jews

    Mafia-style Bribery Charges for Ultra-Orthodox Williamsburg Jews
    Witness tampering, coercion, threats to shut down a business.  It's all playing out in Brooklyn Supreme Court and the suspects are not who you might think they'd be:  four men belonging to the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect of Hassidim who live in...
  • Richmond metal band Lamb of God readies new album, world tour

    Richmond metal band Lamb of God readies new album, world tour
    Virginia's heavy metal champions Lamb of God are preparing to unleash a brand new bone-crushing onslaught. The group's album "Resolution" is scheduled for a Jan. 24 release. The band will kick off a new tour in their hometown of Richmond on Jan. 22....