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Borough Park

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  • Child Struck, Killed By A Bus In Brooklyn

    Child Struck, Killed By A Bus In Brooklyn
    A 4-year-old was struck and killed by school bus Wednesday morning while on his way to school, police said. The tragic accident happened on 13th Avenue near 49th Street at around 8 a.m. in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn. According to police, the...
  • Teen Vying To Be Youngest Member of NYC Council

    Teen Vying To Be Youngest Member of NYC Council
    A Brooklyn teenager may be headed into the history books as the City Council's youngest member ever. Abraham Tischler, 18, is vying for the Borough Park Council seat once held by Simcha Felder, who recently took a job with city Controller John Liu. The...
  • Orthodox Rabbi Convicted of Molesting 16-Year-Old Boy

    Orthodox Rabbi Convicted of Molesting 16-Year-Old Boy
    An orthodox rabbi was convicted by a Brooklyn jury Monday for abusing on several occasions a 16-year-old Yeshiva student. Baruch Lebovits, 59, has been found guilty of eight counts of sexual abuse. The jury -- made up of 10 women and two men --...
  • 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...
  • Cops Arrest Man Accused of Attempting to Abduct Young Brooklyn Boy

    Cops Arrest Man Accused of Attempting to Abduct Young Brooklyn Boy
    A 10-year-old boy walking near his home in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn was nearly abducted by a man in an SUV Thursday evening, PIX News has learned. The suspect, driving a dark colored Jeep Cherokee, tried to lure the child into his vehicle...
  • Rabbi Sentenced 32 Years For Sexually Abusing Teen

    Rabbi Sentenced 32 Years For Sexually Abusing Teen
    Rabbi Baruch Lebovits, 59, the wealthy owner of a travel agency in Borough Park, Brooklyn, was hit Monday with a lengthy prison term for sexually abusing a then-16-year-old boy from his neighborhood. Lebovits, a father of seven children and grandfather...