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Williamsburg (Brooklyn, New York)

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  • Brooklyn Dad Demands Jail Time for Accused Molester

    Brooklyn Dad Demands Jail Time for Accused Molester
    The Brooklyn District Attorney has denied a claim by a Williamsburg father that prosecutors offered an accused molester probation--no jail time--if he pleaded guilty. The father was talking about 27 year old Meir Descalowitz--who lives in an Orthodox...
  • 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 ...
  • Travel and Tourism Meeting in New Orleans Hosted By U.S. Commerce Secretary Locke

    Travel and Tourism Meeting in New Orleans Hosted By U.S. Commerce Secretary Locke
    Tourists were roll'in on the river on the Creole Queen this afternoon, and the City of New Orleans wants to keep them coming, despite the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This is the first Travel and Tourism Meeting of its kind hosted by U.S....
  • Parents Donate Kidneys To Twin Sons

    Parents Donate Kidneys To Twin Sons
    When doctors told Long Island mom Evette Leavy that because of her health she couldn't qualify as a kidney donor for her 14-year-old son Brian, who along with his twin brother Alan, were diagnosed with a debilitating kidney disease, she decided she...
  • 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,...
  • Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn

    Skee-ball is the name of game in Brooklyn
    The odd coupling of tradition and trendiness that characterizes Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood is perhaps nowhere more evident than at Full Circle Bar, a watering hole on a quiet block that dead-ends at an expressway. Here, young urbanites, who...
  • Where to play skee-ball

    Full Circle Bar, 318 Grand St., Williamsburg, New York; (347) 725-4588, http://www.fullcirclebar.com. Rolling a noncompetitive game costs $1. League play costs $60 for a three-person team. Skee-ball may evoke the bygone days of bustling East Coast...
  • 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...
  • Jewish Civilian Patrol Accused Of Targeting Minorities

    Jewish Civilian Patrol Accused Of Targeting Minorities
    The Shomrim are a Hasidic volunteer security patrol, often seen in dark sedans with lights and sirens blaring while they respond to neighborhood crimes that come across their police scanners. However, some residents say the security force is unfairly...
  • Jog your way around New York

    Jog your way around New York
    New Yorkers are always on the run. Bankers rush from Wall Street to Midtown; harried shoppers tear through the narrow streets of NoLita and SoHo. Travelers may find it hard to keep up with the pace — unless they bring their running shoes and join...
  • VIDEO: UFO Seen Over Brooklyn?

    VIDEO: UFO Seen Over Brooklyn?
    A Williamsburg man was walking his dog around 11 p.m. Monday night when he says he had a close encounter. The sky was clear that night, and when Phil DePaolo looked up toward the stars he saw what he believes was a UFO, hovering above Brooklyn. "I...