Crown Heights Crime

Crown Heights Crime

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  • What Eric Garner and Saheed Vassell deserve

    Tuesday Jul 17 | via New York Daily News 

    Framegrab showing arrest of Eric Garner in Staten Island where police officers used a choke hold that resulted in Garner's death on Thursday, July 17, 2014. On April 4, 2018, Saheed Vassell was killed at the hands of five police officers responding to 911 calls in Crown Heights.

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  • Brooklyn Today July 12: Brooklyn Isn't Well-Represen...

    Thursday Jul 12 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

    Plus, Marty Golden calls on the state Senate to reconvene, a Brownsville charity helps young people, and Brooklyn isn't well represented at NYC restaurant week. Finally, urban explorers throw a party at an abandoned construction site, we recommend the 35 best happy hour deals in the city, and Movies With a View is ~STROLL DOWN LEONARD STREET AND SEE A SLICE OF GREENPOINT : Could you give a visitor directions to Leonard Street without using your smartphone? Probably not, unless you live there.

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  • Suspect arrested for fracturing man's skull with a p...

    Monday Jul 9 | via CBS News 

    A suspect has been arrested in a violent attack on a New York City subway. Geovannie Nieves, 35, of Crown Heights, Brooklyn, was apprehended and charged with first-degree assault on Sunday, CBS New York reports.

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  • Cops nab 'pipe-wielding' straphanger suspected in tr...

    Monday Jul 9 | via New York Post 

    The suspect was picked up at 11 p.m. Sunday and was being held at the Manhattan Robbery Squad on 12th Street in Greenwich Village, cops said. He was arrested by cops in Brooklyn after a crime-stoppers tip led police to the shelter he was staying at on Rogers Avenue in Crown Heights, police sources told The Post.

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  • Police release video of suspect after father fatally...

    Friday Jul 6 | via Daily Mail 

    Ring of steel for Trump's three-day UK trip will cost $45m and include a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the SAS, snipers, armored vehicles, 150 US special agents and 10,000 police Disgraced EPA President Scott Pruitt's replacement Andrew Wheeler is labeled 'coal industry Hall of Famer' as critics blast Trump for appointing former fossil fuels lobbyist REVEALED: Anne Frank's family tried to escape to the US but were stopped by America's strict immigration policy and outbreak of WWII, new research says Police release video of suspect after father-of-one is fatally shot in the back of the head during a row inside Brooklyn bodega Video footage of a convenience store customer suspected of fatally shooting a young father execution-style in the back of his head during a brief argument has been released.

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  • Man shot dead execution-style during a dispute insid...

    Thursday Jul 5 | via Daily Mail 

    Khadeem Anderson, 28, was heading home from a family barbecue when he was fatally shot inside a Crown Heights bodega His girlfriend said the father-of-one had some words with another man but was walking away when he was shot in the back of the head Police in Brooklyn are searching for a suspect who is accused of shooting a young father in the back of the head, killing him, during a brief argument inside a convenience store. Khadeem Anderson, 28, was making a purchase at Deli & Convenience on Utica Avenue in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn at around 5am on Thursday when he reportedly had a run-in with another man.

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  • Former NYPD chief sentenced to probation, avoiding p...

    Jun 13, 2018 | via Newsday 

    Former NYPD deputy chief Michael Harrington escaped a jail term and was put on two years of probation in Manhattan federal court for giving police perks like boat rides and helicopter flyovers to Jeremy Reichberg, a businessman who wined and dined him. The sentence by U.S. District Judge Gregory Woods followed emotional arguments from the prosecution and the defense about the significance of the crime, and an apology from Harrington in his bid for leniency for the "shame and embarrassment" he had caused.

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  • Family accused of punching, tackling and choking cop...

    Jun 7, 2018 | via The San Diego Union-Tribune 

    Beverly Davis was confrontational when officers arrived at her home in Middle River, Baltimore County, police told the Baltimore Sun . She allegedly punched two of the cops in the face and when another officer tried to arrest her, Beverly's husband, Gary Davis, 54, tackled him to the ground and choked him until he lost consciousness.

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  • I could have saved Andy Warhol from being shot

    Jun 2, 2018 | via New York Post 

    Fifty years ago today, Valerie Solanas - a playwright and radical feminist - tried to kill Andy Warhol, shooting him in his Factory art studio on Union Square. "It sounded ridiculous," she admitted to The Post.

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  • Police arrest man for Urby homicide

    May 29, 2018 | via SILive.com 

    Police arrested a 27-year-old man Tuesday in connection to a stabbing murder that occurred at the Urby apartment complex Wednesday night. Police found Jahmel Russell in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, and officially arrested him at 6:30 p.m., according to police sources.

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