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  • Cops: 18 Gang Members Indicted In Arson Case

    Cops: 18 Gang Members Indicted In Arson Case
    Eighteen members of the Latin Kings street gang's " Borough Park Homicide Squad", have been indicted after two apartments were set on fire during a feud. "These so-called 'Latin Kings' do not rule the streets of Brooklyn, but they may each find...
  • Funeral Held For Slain Wine Shop Worker‎

    Funeral Held For Slain Wine Shop Worker‎
    Yoseph Robinson turned away from a life touched by crime only to die trying to stop a crime. Today was his funeral. Under slate grey Brooklyn skies Robinson's family, friends and members of his community gathered for his funeral, filling to standing room...
  • Man Nabbed Following Foiled Robbery, Car Jacking

    Man Nabbed Following Foiled Robbery, Car Jacking
    An armed bank robber was nabbed Monday in a Brooklyn alley following a failed robbery, carjacking and a street chase involving a Jewish neighborhood patrol, according to New York City police. The suspect -- identified as a 39-year-old male -- first hit...
  • 4 Jewish Patrol Members Shot In Borough Park

    4 Jewish Patrol Members Shot In Borough Park
    Police say four members of a Jewish security patrol in Brooklyn are recovering after being shot by a suspicious man in a car. The suspect also was wounded by a bullet police say he fired. The members of the Orthodox Shomrim group were following him in...
  • Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks

    Gov. Hopeful Paladino Backtracks After Making Homophobic Remarks
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades. "They wear these little Speedos and they grind against...
  • Couple from Maine Arrested on Multiple Charges in Lancaster County

    Couple from Maine Arrested on Multiple Charges in Lancaster County
    A couple from Auburn, Maine are behind bars on multiple charges in Lancaster County Prison. West Hempfield Township Police responded over the weekend to a call of a woman soliciting a man at the Lions Mountville Borough Park. Officers found 27 year old...
  • Brooklyn Popular Uprising Removes Unpopular Pedestrian Plazas

    Brooklyn Popular Uprising Removes Unpopular Pedestrian Plazas
    The people of Borough Park have spoken -- they fought the City and won.  Four pedestrian plazas were taken out of Fort Hamilton Parkway today.  It turns out, instead of improving pedestrian access, some people say they have caused traffic nightmares...
  • Father Of Slain Brooklyn Boy Files $100M Suit Against Alleged Killer

    Father Of Slain Brooklyn Boy Files $100M Suit Against Alleged Killer
    The father of a Brooklyn boy who was killed and butchered after he got lost walking home from camp filed a $100 million lawsuit Monday against the child's accused killer. According to the lawsuit, Nachman Kletzky, father of 8-year-old victim Leiby...
  • Suspect Wounded, Several In Custody After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn

    Suspect Wounded, Several In Custody After Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn
    An off-duty NYPD officer opened fire on a Brooklyn man early Thursday morning after police say the suspect wrestled a firearm from another off-duty police officer. According to authorities, the shooting happened at around 4 a.m. in the vicinity of...
  • PIX11 Rides Along With Shomrim Civilian Guard

    PIX11 Rides Along With Shomrim Civilian Guard
    They are a volunteer force on the streets of Williamsburg, usually praised, now on the defense after reports that the Kings County Safety Patrol, also known as the Shomrim, target minorities unfairly. "We are out to help here. It doesn't matter color,"...
  • Community Leaders Offer $100K For Safe Return Of Missing Brooklyn Boy

    Community Leaders Offer $100K For Safe Return Of Missing Brooklyn Boy
    Cops are searching for a young boy from Brooklyn who went missing after leaving school Monday. The NYPD is asking for any help in locating 8-year-old Leibby Kleztky of Borough Park. Kleztky, 4-feet tall and 50 lbs., was reported missing after not...
  • NYPD Investigating Motive Behind Gruesome Murder, Dismemberment of Missing Brooklyn Boy

    NYPD Investigating Motive Behind Gruesome Murder, Dismemberment of Missing Brooklyn Boy
    A two-state investigation is now underway to figure out why a Brooklyn man kidnapped, murdered and dismembered a 9-year-old boy with autism who was lost and trying to find his way home, NYPD detectives said Wednesday. According to NYPD Commissioner...