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Crown Heights

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  • Pair Accused Of Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution

    Pair Accused Of  Raping Teen, Forcing Her Into Prostitution
    A 20-year-old student at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, who says she's been sexually brutalized by human traffickers in Brooklyn since 2003 starting when she was just 13, finally told her secret to her college professor, resulting in Wednesday's...
  • Mugged Last Week, Brooklyn Bakery Owner Fatally Shot

    Mugged Last Week, Brooklyn Bakery Owner Fatally Shot
    A Brooklyn bakery owner who was mugged last week outside his own shop was fatally shot Tuesday night in front of his home. Police say Mervyn Johnson, 68, was gunned down at about 8:30 p.m. in front of his Brooklyn Avenue apartment building, near Lefferts...
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  • Man, 33, and Boy, 12, Shot In Crown Heights Store

    Man, 33, and Boy, 12, Shot In Crown Heights Store
    A 33-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy were shot and injured in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Monday night, according to police sources. Police are searching for the gunman who shot both people inside of the Rugged Sole shoe store on Utica Ave....
  • Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn

    Cops On The Hunt For 2 Armed Rapists In Brooklyn
    Cops in Brooklyn are trying to get two armed rapists off the streets. A creep threatened a woman with a box cutter in Crown Heights before raping her early Monday on a rooftop on Bergen Street according to police. Cops say the woman was standing...
  • Livery Cab Driver Critical After Being Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn

    Livery Cab Driver Critical After Being Shot 3 Times In Brooklyn
    A livery cab driver is in critical condition after being shot three times while on-duty Sunday night. According to the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, 42-year-old Dame Ndiaje was shot outside 1373 Pacific St. in the Crown Heights section of...
  • Victim Snaps Pic Of Perv Who Fondled Her In Brooklyn Subway Station

    Victim Snaps Pic Of Perv Who Fondled Her In Brooklyn Subway Station
    Police are searching for a suspect accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station. The victim managed to snap a photo of the man, however, exposing his identity. "I am so glad these young girls have cameras on their cellphones,"...
  • Suspected Train Groper Arrested Thanks To Pic Snapped By Victim

    Suspected Train Groper Arrested Thanks To Pic Snapped By Victim
    Police have arrested a man accused of forcibly touching a woman in a Brooklyn subway station. Officers believe Stuart Cato, 39, of Queens, was the man photographed by his quick thinking victim after he grabbed her buttocks. "I am so glad these young...
  • Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters

    Union Blames Cutbacks For Serious Burn Injuries To 2 Firefighters
    A fiery blaze in a Brooklyn brownstone Monday morning has left two firefighters and two civilians seriously injured, fire officials said. The firefighters' union claims the injuries could have been prevented if the mayor did not make cutbacks to the FDNY....
  • Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery

    Hero Firefighters Begin Long Road To Recovery
    Two firefighters responding to a Crown Heights fire in an apartment that was home to a family of five suffered extensive second and third degree burns are now recuperating at New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Burn Unit. One is up and...
  • Midnight Mass Set For St. Patrick's Cathedral

    It will be standing room only. Three thousand people packed into Saint Patrick's cathedral for what Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls "the Superbowl of Midnight Masses." Earlier today, Archbishop  Dolan gave us a sneak peek at what he'll be saying in his...
  • Charges Dropped Against 4 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Raping Jewish Teen

    Charges Dropped Against 4 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Raping Jewish Teen
    Another high-profile and controversial court case has crumbled. The Brooklyn District Attorney's office has officially dropped all charges against four Crown Heights, Brooklyn men who were accused of raping and pimping out an Orthodox Jewish teen girl...