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Bloods Member Charged in Fatal Gang Attack on Crip, Police Say

A 24-year-old was charged with participating in an attack that killed a 23-year-old, police said.

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Man Wearing 'Crips Blue' Stabbed to Death by Three Bloods, Police Say

Lovelt Valentin, 23, was killed Saturday on Utica Avenue, according to police.

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Rookie Police Officers to Get Guided Tour of Neighborhood From Residents

A select group of locals will help show rookies the ropes in Crown Heights' 71st Precinct.

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Eastern Parkway Becomes Latest 'Slow Zone' with 25 MPH Speed Limit

Enforcement of the new rule will begin July 7, police said.

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Auto Thefts Surging as Drivers Leave Unattended Cars Running, Police Say

Drivers in Crown Heights and Prospect Lefferts Gardens are leaving keys in their ignitions, police said.

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Crown Heights Drivers Ticketed Up to 88 Percent More This Year, Police Say

Drivers in the 77th and 71st precincts are getting more tickets for speeding and failure to yield.

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Man Fatally Shoots Friend's Dog During Fight Over Money, Police Say

Mark McLeod, 33, killed his friend's pit bull and accidentally shot himself in the neck, police said.

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Jeweler Pistol-Whipped for Diamond Earring in Flatbush Ave. Robbery: NYPD

A 70-year-old jeweler thwarted robbers who attacked him at his Flatbush Avenue shop, police said.

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Woman Shot in Leg During Robbery on Eastern Parkway, Police Say

A 49-year-old woman was shot by an acquaintance who stole her purse in Crown Heights, police said.

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New Leader of Brooklyn's 71st Precinct Takes on 'Knockout' Attacks

Deputy Inspector George Fitzgibbon took over Crown Heights' 71st Precinct at the end of October.

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Four Young Students Arrested in Alleged 'Knockout' Attacks, Police Say

Four children ranging in age from 10 to 14 were arrested in connection with alleged "knockout" attacks.

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Police Step Up Patrols as Investigation into 'Knockout' Attacks Continues

Investigators are still looking into whether the nine attacks are connected to the "knockout game."  

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Hasidic Teen Attacked in Crown Heights, Police Say

The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a Nov. 10 assault as a possible hate crime. 

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After Big Jump, Crown Heights' 71st Precinct Sees Dramatic Drop in Crime

One of the most extreme crime increases in the city has finally ebbed, police say. 

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Cops Eye Ebbets Field Apartments in Neighborhood Crime Spike

Police say shootings and other crimes keep turning up links to Ebbets Field. 

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