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Crown Heights

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  • For actress, Paris simply 'intoxicating'

    For actress, Paris simply 'intoxicating'
    Raised in Houston and now living in Los Angeles, actress Erica Dasher is the star of ABC Family's new series "Jane by Design." A graduate of the University of Southern California, Dasher also is the producer of the upcoming documentary "Speak Easy." Of...
  • Wichita opens new bike path in McAdams neighborhood

    Wichita opens new bike path in McAdams neighborhood
    Bicyclists in Wichita's McAdams neighborhood now have a path to call their own. The city cut the ribbon on the new McAdams Bike Path Friday morning. The newly constructed 2.5 mile McAdams Bike Path is near 21st and Opportunity Drive.The new path was...
  • Scorcher Hits NYC, Learn How To Stay Safe In High Temps

    Scorcher Hits NYC, Learn How To Stay Safe In High Temps
    It's hard to believe just a few months ago we were buried in inches of snow, but this week the temperatures in the Tri-state area have reached deadly heights, with the mercury flirting with triple digits. City living is worse, because the buildings and...
  • 20-Year-Old Shot Dead At "Freaky-Friday" Party

    20-Year-Old Shot Dead At "Freaky-Friday" Party
    Police are investigating the shooting at a rent party early Saturday morning in East New York that ended with a 20-year-old man dead and eight others injured. The victim has been identified as Donzell Rogers of 626 Lincoln Place in Crown Heights....
  • Stranger Danger Video Gets New Look, After Leiby Death

    Stranger Danger Video Gets New Look, After Leiby Death
    A video that was produced for the Orthodox Jewish community about "stranger danger" -- BEFORE the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky -- is getting fresh buzz on YouTube. A group called the Torah Safety Commission produced the video...
  • Brooklyn Gun Buy-Back Program Nets 108 Firearms, Some Loaded

    Brooklyn Gun Buy-Back Program Nets 108 Firearms, Some Loaded
    The first NYPD Gun Buy-Back Program of 2012 took place Saturday in Brooklyn's Crown Heights section. Police say the public turned in a total of 108 firearms at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church on Dean Street. Here's a breakdown of what was...
  • More Arrests Possible In Case Of Teachers Aide Child Porn Suspect

    More Arrests Possible In Case Of Teachers Aide Child Porn Suspect
    FBI agents are on the trail of possibly hundreds of child porn suspects, thanks in no small part to the computer of a former elementary school teacher's aide who is himself facing a variety of child porn charges. Taleek Brooks, 41, told FBI agents that...
  • Questions Unanswered After 2 Teacher's Aides Arrested For Child Molestation

    Questions Unanswered After 2 Teacher's Aides Arrested For Child Molestation
    How did a man with a record of inappropriate behavior with a child end up transferring to one of the city's best-endowed and competitive elementary schools, where he got arrested for sexually abusing a second grader multiple times? That's the question...
  • Teens Play Deadly Game of Chicken on Subway Tracks [VIDEO]

    Teens Play Deadly Game of Chicken on Subway Tracks [VIDEO]
    Video taken by a subway rider shows a group of teenagers playing on the subway tracks at the Kingston Ave. station in Crown Heights, seemingly oblivious to the danger. "Playing on or near subway tracks is one of the most dangerous things anyone can do,"...
  • Mayor-for-Life 'Papa Doc' Bloomberg: Latest update

     
    The video above is a beautifully presented piece about the schools under Mayor Bloomberg who has now served nearly two terms. All his ads are expensive, polished productions, free of peeve. Um, say -- is that school bus in......
  • City shadows: Nightmares haunt mayoral visions

     
    Sooner or later every New York City mayor faces the kind of nightmare event that mocks his message. Ed Koch won fame for improving morale and procedures, then departed after corruption and crime. David Dinkins rode in on racial healing......
  • Cheap Things To Do Around NYC

    NEW YORK - If these days you feel like you're hanging by a limb, scratching you're head wondering: What is there to do, that's cheap and fun in New York City? How about swinging by the Bronx Zoo? Admission is on a pay as you wish donation every...