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Crown Heights

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  • 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,"...
  • 1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Gruesome Shooting In Brooklyn

    1 Killed, 2 Wounded In Gruesome Shooting In Brooklyn
    One person was killed and two others were wounded Sunday night in a brutal shooting in Brooklyn. According to authorities, the shooting unraveled in an apartment in the Crown Heights section at around 10:50 pm. The one fatality has been identified as...
  • Father, Son Shot And Killed At Brooklyn Deli

    CROWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A Utica Avenue bodega in Crown Heights was the scene of a deadly robbery Wednesday night that left the owner and his son dead of gunshot wounds. Police say 50-year-old Mohammed Monsoor Abuzaid and his 18-year-old son Abdul...
  • Man Plays Dead, Survives Brooklyn Deli Shooting

    BROOKLYN, N.Y (WPIX) -- A man inside a Brooklyn deli where the owner and his son were shot dead says he survived the frightening ordeal by playing dead while the masked gunmen went on a shooting rampage. The 38-year-old father, who worked at Utica Deli &...
  • Arrest Made in Fatal Deli Shooting

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (WPIX) -- A paroled rapist who served 15 years in jail for attacking two 12-year-old girls is in police custody at Montefiore Medical Center, arrested and charged in connection with last week's double murder in a Crown Heights deli....
  • Boy Impersonating Video Game Character, Dives Off Building

    CROWN HEIGHTS, N.Y (WPIX) --  More details are emerging in the death of a young boy who plunged from the top of a 13-story apartment building in Crown Heights Tuesday night. According to police, Domori Miles, 9, made his way to the top of the apartment...
  • Mario Van Peebles Gets Soapy

    We're not sure what route, exactly, takes you from "New Jack City" to "All My Children," but Mario Van Peebles has traveled it. Van Peebles is joining the cast of the ABC soap opera later this month. It's his second foray into daytime drama; one of his...
  • 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......
  • 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......
  • Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured In Brooklyn Basement

    Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured In Brooklyn Basement
    Two men are under arrest after kidnapping, torturing and raping a 14-year-old girl who was held prisoner in a Brooklyn basement for two weeks, police say. Anthony King and Kevin Evans, both 24, picked up the girl and her female friend on April 27, and...
  • Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured For Weeks in Basement

    Young Girl Imprisoned, Tortured For Weeks in Basement
    CROWN HEIGHTS, NY -- Two men are under arrest after kidnapping, torturing and raping a 14-year-old girl who was held prisoner in a Brooklyn basement for two weeks, police say. Anthony King and Kevin Evans, both 24, picked up the girl and her female...
  • Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen

    Brooklyn Residents March To Honor Slain Brooklyn Teen
    There was a march Saturday in memory of then 16-year-old honor student Chanel Petro-Nixon, who disappeared on Father's Day in 2006. Her murder remains a cold case. The march/rally kicked off Saturday morning from 1605 Fulton Street, at Marcus Garvey...