| Apr 13, 2010
| 4:17 AM
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...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Mar 8, 2010
| 3:44 PM
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 --...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 1:30 PM
BROOKLYN -- 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 teenager from his neighborhood.
Lebovits, a father of seven...
| Nov 6, 2009
| 1:08 PM
A newlywed groom died Thursday after jumping from a Brooklyn hotel room balcony, less than two days after marrying the love of his life, police said.
Motty Borger, 24, was rushed to Lutheran Medical Center after jumping seven stories from The Avenue...
| Dec 17, 2009
| 5:02 AM
A burning menorah sparked a Brooklyn house fire that sent five people, including four children, to the hospital Wednesday night, police said.
At 9:37 p.m., the Fire Department of New York responded to the blaze at 1866 47th Street near Lawrence Avenue in...
| Jun 19, 2009
Fed-up neighbors in Brooklyn say their landlord is forcing them to live in moldy squalor. Their East Flatbush building is bursting at the seams with out-of-control fungus climbing up walls and mushrooms growing in bathrooms.
Tenant, Amelia DeMiller fears...
| Jul 2, 2009
| 9:29 AM
PENNSYLVANIA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
A notoriously difficult Shakespeare play being staged for the first time and an iconic American musical that has a surprising connection to Shakespeare make 18th season of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales...
| Jul 30, 2009
Even Peter Piper can't stop the proud purveyor from packing up all the pickles, the pickled peppers too. So after nearly 100 years as a Lower East Side staple, it's time to say goodbye to Guss' Pickles.
"The problem is not too many customers," owner...
| Dec 20, 2009
| 12:17 PM
The largest U.S. outbreak of mumps is sweeping New York.
At least 152 people in Rockland County have been diagnosed with the highly infectious disease since the summer.
Investigators have traced the outbreak back to a Jewish summer camp in Sullivan...
| Jan 19, 2010
| 7:27 PM
A Borough Park rabbi is knocking a newspaper report that a bridegroom who committed suicide this past November had told a friend the rabbi sexually abused him as a youth. PIX Investigates asked Rabbi Baruch Lebovits about the report in the New York Post,...
| Jan 20, 2010
| 10:24 AM
An 83-year-old man was arrested and charged after police say he brutally beat a 99-year-old man following a dispute over parking.
According to police, the brawl happened at around 2:10 p.m. Monday outside a doctor's office in Borough Park.