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Brooklyn Apartment Complex Residents Protest Planned Rent Hikes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — About 100 angry tenants of a Brooklyn apartment complex turned out to protest planned rate hikes Sunday.

After being denied a tax abatement by the city, Alma Realty plans to convert many of the 700 rent-stabilized units at the Jewish Hospital apartment complex in Crown Heights to market rates, 1010 WINS’ Glenn Schuck reported. 239 more words


Hammer-wielding attacker wanted in Crown Heights possible hate crime

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN (PIX11) – Police in Crown Heights are investigating a possible hate crime after a man says he was viciously beaten in the lobby of his building by a hammer-wielding attacker. 139 more words


Recent attacks against Jewish men in Brooklyn spark unity, manhunt for culprits

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11) –Recent attacks on Jewish men in Brooklyn are raising concerns about two things being on the rise in the borough:  hate crimes, and racial and ethnic tensions in general.  816 more words


Crown Heights Hammer Attack Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crime

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — An attack on a man inside his Brooklyn apartment building is being investigated as a possible hate crime.

Mitch Pope has five staples in his head after a being attacked by someone with a hammer. 498 more words


Dozens of teens trash Crown Heights store

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn (PIX11)– It wasn’t long ago that the knockout game was front and center here in Crown Heights.

A local politician even wrote an open letter blaming the violent spike on a tense relationship between black and Jewish people living here in the neighborhood. 179 more words