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Police Beat Updated

🕔09:42, 31.Mar 2011

77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Burglar hits apartment A sneaky burglar entered an apartment, o  March 28 and got away with over $6,000 in goods, police said. The 47-year-old victim discovered the burglary when she arrived at

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At Witt’s End:Local City Council Members React to Layoffs and Budget Cuts Updated

🕔14:05, 2.Dec 2010

By Stephen Witt Central Brooklyn readers wondering if their local city council members are on their game could learn a thing or two from their response to the recently proposed layoffs of 10,000 city workers. The proposal came last month

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Police Beat: Crime Roundup in Central Brooklyn

🕔11:52, 30.Nov 2010

79th Precinct covering Bedford-Stuyvesant By Stephen Witt 77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Man kills his mother A mentally unstable martial arts student brutally killed his mother with a samurai sword inside her Park Place apartment, according to

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The Healthy Bodegas Initiative is Making Fresh Produce Accessible One Bodega At A Time Updated

🕔11:42, 30.Nov 2010

By Linda Thrasybule Rachel Whoo, a Bedford-Stuyvesant resident of two years, often asks friends to drive her to Park Slope or Red Hook to get fresh produce around her apartment. She said, the options are just too limited. “The only

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Police Beat: Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime on course to rise more than 10 percent in 2010 Updated

🕔14:58, 15.Nov 2010

Murder, Rape up in Central Brooklyn Felony crime on course to rise more than 10 percent in 2010 The two most violent crimes – murder and rape – are up sharply in the Central Brooklyn neighborhoods of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights,

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Response to a Reader Updated

🕔10:07, 14.Nov 2010

To the Editor: I love the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. My family and I are newcomers and would like for our local politicians to stop using and abusing the words “black community”.  Yes, we know Bed-Stuy is mostly black, but that will

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