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Crown Heights »

Locals Fear Return to 'Dark Days' of Riots After Attacks on Jews

On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the 1991 Crown Heights riots, leaders condemned recent assaults.

Crown Heights »

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.

Crown Heights »

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.

Crown Heights »

Councilwoman Blames 'Knockout' Attacks on Tension Between Blacks and Jews

Councilwoman-elect Laurie Cumbo said tension over Crown Heights real estate may have sparked the attacks.

Williamsburg »

Attack on Hasidic Man in Williamsburg Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

A man was approached and hit in South Williamsburg Sunday night, officials confirmed.

East New York »

76-Year-Old Woman Attacked in East New York, Police Say

The victim was walking on Wortman Avenue when she was hit from behind, the NYPD said.

East New York »

72-Year-Old Woman Sucker-Punched in East New York, Police Say

Monday's assault came as the city worried about teens attacking others in a "knockout game."

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Jewish Leaders Offer $1,500 Reward for 'Knockout Game' Arrests

The Crown Heights Jewish community announced a cash reward for arrests in the alleged "knockout game."

Midwood »

Suspect Out On Bail After Alleged 'Knockout' Attack on Orthodox Man

Amrit Marajh, 28, allegedly attacked a young man Friday morning trying to knock him out, the DA said.

Crown Heights »

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."