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Neighborhood outraged over seemingly racist bar name

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Dozens of Crown Heights residents demonstrated in front of the newest bar in their neighborhood because they say the name Crow Bar is racist. 215 more words

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Tenants outraged over elevator upgrade fee despite building's disrepair

The conditions at Ebbets Field Apartments in Crown Heights are one thing. Many tenants complain about rats, mold, holes in the walls and broken elevators, but in June when they received a notice about getting a fee added to their rent for “elevator upgrades” the tenants could not believe what they were reading. 134 more words

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Suspect Captured After Bolting From Custody In Crown Heights, Brooklyn, Police Say

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A prisoner was recaptured late Tuesday after police said he bolted from in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

Police told CBS2 that Dwyane McCleary, 21, who had been wanted on second-degree robbery charges, escaped from while in handcuffs around 8:15 p.m. 85 more words

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Missing Special Needs Man Last Seen at West Indian Day Parade - Prospect Heights, NY Patch

CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — A missing Crown Heights man with special needs was last seen at Monday’s West Indian Day Parade, a detective with the NYDP’s 77th Precinct said Thursday. 27 more words

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Brooklyn man hit with murder charges in killing of woman at J’Ouvert festival at arraignment

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — The 20-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Tiarah Poyau during the J’Ouvert celebration was hit with murder charges during his Wednesday night arraignment, prosecutors said. 200 more words

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Brooklyn man charged in killing of woman at J’Ouvert festival to be arraigned

BROOKLYN, NY — The arraignment for a Brooklyn man accused of fatally shooting a 22-year-old woman at the J’Ouvert festival was rescheduled to Wednesday evening after being expected to take place in the morning hours, according to the DA. 189 more words

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Brooklyn man charged with murder of 22-year-old during J'Ouvert festival

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old woman at this year’s J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn, and the search for the person who killed a teenager earlier that night continues, police announced Tuesday. 592 more words

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