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Crown Heights »

10 Boxes of Pot Hidden in Peanut Butter Sent to Crown Heights Grocery

The accidental delivery came by mail Monday afternoon, police said.

Crown Heights »

6 Women Broke Teen's Ankle in Fight at Botanic Garden Station: NYPD

The assault happened on the platform of the Franklin Avenue shuttle in Crown Heights, police said.

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Ex-Con Arrested for Shooting at 3 People in Crown Heights Robbery Spree

Jovan Frederick, 32, faces attempted murder, assault and robbery charges, police said.

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19-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman Shot at Her Mailbox During Failed Robbery

The victim is being treated at Kings County Hospital after Friday morning's attack in Crown Heights.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Teen Arrested in Shooting of Woman at Bus Stop in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

The victim in the Dec. 18 shooting was not the intended target, police said.

Crown Heights »

Shootings Up in Crown Heights Last Year as Overall Crime Drops

A recent fight between two gang-affiliated groups fueled an uptick in shootings, officials said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Woman Shot While Waiting for a Bus in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Police Say

Police believe the victim was not the intended target of the Thursday afternoon shooting.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Teen Punched Woman on Subway in Brooklyn, Police Say

The assault happened near the Prospect Park stop on the B/Q line, police said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Man Wounded in Dollar Van Shooting Among Recent Gun Violence, Police Say

The shooting was one of three that occurred within 12 hours in the neighborhood Tuesday and Wednesday.

Civic Center »

NYPD Steps Up Presence at City Synagogues Following Attack in Jerusalem

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Tuesday there is "no specific credible threat" to New York.

Crown Heights »

Church Donation Scammer Steals Hundreds in Cash from Victims, Police Say

A man targeting older people has struck three times in two weeks in Crown Heights, police said.

Crown Heights »

Hate Crimes Detective Working With Local Police on Deli Vandalism Case

While the Oct. 11 incident was not classified a hate crime, a hate crimes detective is aiding the case.

Crown Heights »

Police Investigate Anti-Semitic Message Found in Crown Heights Building

The graffiti was found a week after a Jewish tenant moved into the President Street apartment building.

Crown Heights »

9-Year-Old Jewish Boy Attacked in Possible Crown Heights Hate Crime: Police

The latest assault came just a day after a 24-year-old Jewish man was punched in the face, police said.

Crown Heights »

16-Year-Old Arrested for Trying to Rape a Woman in Her Building, Police Say

Jadeocus Muhammad was turned himself in Monday for trying a rape a woman early Saturday, police said.