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Driver reverses car twice, fatally hits 66-year-old man in Brooklyn: cops

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn– A 66-year-old pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn Monday afternoon, police say.

Police responded to a call of a collision shortly after 5:35 p.m. 126 more words


Person in critical condition after being hit by car in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A person is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Brooklyn.

Police responded to a call for a person struck by a car at the intersection of Empire Boulevard and Balfour Place in Crown Heights around 5:30 p.m. 51 more words



While I was taking photos, they asked me where I live.  I gave them the cross streets.  They asked for the building number. I gave it to them.

Their response… “You’re good.”

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The Lure of Fresh Groceries

In Brooklyn we are constantly tempted with the lure of fast foods and deli meats.

The occasional taco stand never goes out of style in the Big Apple. 230 more words


Suspect Charged In Fatal Crown Heights Hit-And-Run

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has arrested a suspect in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Brooklyn that took the life of an elderly man… 166 more words


Man, 93, Killed After Being Struck By 2 Vehicles In Crown Heights Hit & Run

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A 93-year-old man was killed Tuesday in a double hit-and-run crash in Crown Heights that was caught on security video.

Witnesses say the victim was first mowed down by a tractor-trailer before being run over by another car, CBS2 reported. 381 more words


Father's Day

“It won’t be the jambalaya of blacks, whites, and Caribbeans and Jewish…It’s just gonna be specific people who can afford this area.”

– Jakwan, 24, lived in Crown Heights for 22 years

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