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Delivery Workers Targeted For Robbery, Beat Up In Crown Heights

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It appears to be open season on food delivery workers in one section of Brooklyn.

As CBS2’s Steve Langford reported, robbers are making life dangerous and less profitable for them. 263 more words


PODCAST + VIDEO: "At Least Prostitutes Bring Home Money" A Conversation With Poet, Sokunthary Svay

By Diane Allford

For our second installment of the In Conversation series with the fellows of the Weeksville Arts Residency, I met with Sokunthary Svay, writer, poet, musician, City College grad student, and newly-minted 2017 Willow Books Emerging Writer.   247 more words


New video shows pair accused of targeting food deliverymen in Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Police are searching for two men wanted in connection to a string of robberies targeting food deliverymen that occurred since late July in Crown Heights. 563 more words


A festival to remember a riot? New York event stirs debate

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the most searing racial clash in a generation in the nation’s biggest city, spiraling out of the deaths of a black child and a Jewish doctoral student. 806 more words


Cyclist struck by private garbage truck in Brooklyn, critically injured

CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 44-year-old cyclist was critically injured Thursday night after being hit by a private sanitation truck in Brooklyn, police said.

The man was biking south on Albany Avenue when he was hit by a garbage truck driving west on Lefferts Boulevard around 11:24 p.m., officials said. 52 more words


De Blasio: Planned Festival Shows How Far Crown Heights Has Come Since Riots

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he supports a planned festival marking the 25th anniversary of the four days of deadly riots in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. 402 more words