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‘It Was Just Commotion’: Arrests Made In Knickerbocker Ave. Memorial Day Shootings

‘It Was Just Commotion’: Arrests Made In Knickerbocker Ave. Memorial Day Shootings

Police say the latest shootings mark the sharpest uptick in gun violence across the city in several years

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New Suspect Arrested For Attacks At Morgan Ave. L Station

New Suspect Arrested For Attacks At Morgan Ave. L Station

The suspect has been arrested and charged with nine hate crimes.

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Gun Violence on the Rise, Despite Lower Crime Rates in Bushwick

Gun Violence on the Rise, Despite Lower Crime Rates in Bushwick

Data shows that overall crime in Bushwick has fallen, however gun violence is on the rise in Brooklyn.

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A Bushwick Gang May Have A Connection To Mexican Cartel Leader El Chapo

A Bushwick Gang May Have A Connection To Mexican Cartel Leader El Chapo

There’s evidence to suggest that the gang has made a significant amount of money working with the Sinaloa cartel.

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Why It’s Time to Finally Get Renter’s Insurance

Why It’s Time to Finally Get Renter’s Insurance

Finally Cross Renter’s Insurance Off Your To-Do LIst and Protect Your Stuff for Just $5 a Month

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Bushwick Man Gets 25 To Life For 2004 Cold Case Murder Of Teenager

Bushwick Man Gets 25 To Life For 2004 Cold Case Murder Of Teenager

His victim was 17-years-old.

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21-Year-Old Victim of Bushwick Shooting Has Been Identified

21-Year-Old Victim of Bushwick Shooting Has Been Identified

The shooting occurred in Bushwick last Thursday, killing one, injuring two others.

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21-Year-Old Dead After Shooting In Bushwick Playground

21-Year-Old Dead After Shooting In Bushwick Playground

There was a shooting last night in a Bushwick playground that alarmed nearby residents.

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Cops Say Creep Flashed Two Women on M train at Myrtle-Broadway

Cops Say Creep Flashed Two Women on M train at Myrtle-Broadway

The NYPD released a photo of the man yesterday.

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VIDEO: A Suspect Is Sought for a Deadly Shooting on Broadway in Bushwick

VIDEO: A Suspect Is Sought for a Deadly Shooting on Broadway in Bushwick

The shooting took place last Friday evening, but no arrests have been made yet.

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Man fatally shot after bullets fly inside the Bushwick Houses complex

Man fatally shot after bullets fly inside the Bushwick Houses complex

A 29-year-old man wasn’t able to get away, and ended up shot several times in his chest and legs.

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The Man Arrested for a String of Recent Bank Robberies Is a Bushwick Resident

The Man Arrested for a String of Recent Bank Robberies Is a Bushwick Resident

Police spotted and arrested him in Queens after he attempted to rob a bank in Manhattan.

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UPDATE: Creep Enters a Bushwick Woman’s Apartment and Tries to Sexually Assault Her

UPDATE: Creep Enters a Bushwick Woman’s Apartment and Tries to Sexually Assault Her

Cops are investigating the disconcerting incident, and they now have video.

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A Bushwick Man Was Sentenced to 20 Years for Fatally Shooting his Girlfriend

A Bushwick Man Was Sentenced to 20 Years for Fatally Shooting his Girlfriend

The shooting in a basement apartment near the corner of Suydam Street and Knickerbocker Avenue shocked the neighborhood in 2015.

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A Bystander Was Shot by Two Gunmen Riding Bikes Down Myrtle Avenue in Bushwick

A Bystander Was Shot by Two Gunmen Riding Bikes Down Myrtle Avenue in Bushwick

The woman was just walking near the intersection of Myrtle and Knickerbocker Avenues yesterday when she was shot in the back.

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Suspicious Drug Ball Found in Ridgewood During a Regular Traffic Stop

Suspicious Drug Ball Found in Ridgewood During a Regular Traffic Stop

Police arrested two men after encountering them near Woodward Avenue and Starr Street.

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Serial Purse Snatcher Sought for Robberies in Ridgewood & Bushwick

Serial Purse Snatcher Sought for Robberies in Ridgewood & Bushwick

Police are on the hunt for a man who attempted to rob three women on three separate occasions in Ridgewood and Brooklyn.

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This Elderly Bushwick Woman Hasn’t Been Seen in More Than Two Weeks

This Elderly Bushwick Woman Hasn’t Been Seen in More Than Two Weeks

According to the police, 78-year-old Juana Echevarria has been missing since Saturday, January 21.

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A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

A Loaded Gun Discovered at a Bushwick Park Has Shaken Local Parents

Parks Department workers discovered a silver .25 caliber gun hidden inside a work glove at Green Central Knoll Park on Monday, November 21.

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Update: Four Men Were Shot Inside of Knickerbocker Avenue Storefront on Sunday Evening

Update: Four Men Were Shot Inside of Knickerbocker Avenue Storefront on Sunday Evening

Four men were treated at an area hospital Sunday evening after gunfire erupted inside a storefront on Knickerbocker Avenue,

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‘Substantial’ Heroin Bust at a Ridgewood Apartment Building Leads to Three Arrests

‘Substantial’ Heroin Bust at a Ridgewood Apartment Building Leads to Three Arrests

Police laid the smack down on a heroin operation at a Ridgewood apartment house during a raid last week, it was announced on Monday, Dec. 5.

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Have You Seen This Spatial Sound Artist’s 16-Foot-Tall Igloo?

Have You Seen This Spatial Sound Artist’s 16-Foot-Tall Igloo?

Tom Montagliano’s mobile art space was in his van when the vehicle was stolen in Bed-Stuy last week. When the van was recovered in Bushwick, the igloo was gone.

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A Bushwick Man Who Went Missing Tuesday Is Safe, Friends Say

A Bushwick Man Who Went Missing Tuesday Is Safe, Friends Say

Alexis Garcia-Barragan’s friends spent Tuesday desperately searching for the 26-year-old Bushwick resident, flyering all over the neighborhood and reaching out to everyone they could to locate him.

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Roommate of Ridgewood Murder Victim Charged With Her Death, Cops Said

Roommate of Ridgewood Murder Victim Charged With Her Death, Cops Said

“This is a disturbing case that ended with the death of a young, innocent woman,” Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said.

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Help Find the Dognapper who Stole a Puppy From a Bushwick Laundromat

Help Find the Dognapper who Stole a Puppy From a Bushwick Laundromat

Have you seen Pippen? This little Cockalier needs your help.

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Join the Doe Fund Tuesday for a Community March Against K2

Join the Doe Fund Tuesday for a Community March Against K2

“There was no help for New York’s poorest neighborhoods during the crack epidemic in the 1980s. That is no longer the case,” said a Doe Fund spokesperson.

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Photos: Police Seek Thief Who Snatched a Phone Through a Window in Bushwick

Photos: Police Seek Thief Who Snatched a Phone Through a Window in Bushwick

The suspect was able to reach in through the window by standing on an upturned bucket.

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Update: Sword-Wielding Man Arrested for Menacing Strangers in Bushwick’s Maria Hernandez Park

Update: Sword-Wielding Man Arrested for Menacing Strangers in Bushwick’s Maria Hernandez Park

911 calls about the man characterized him as wielding multiple swords and threatening members of the public.

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Update: Police Seek Burglar Who Raped Bushwick Woman at Gunpoint Monday

Update: Police Seek Burglar Who Raped Bushwick Woman at Gunpoint Monday

The woman was woken by the sound of her door opening, then found herself at gunpoint.

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Do You Think the NYPD Should Wear Body Cameras? It’s Your Final Week to Say So

Do You Think the NYPD Should Wear Body Cameras? It’s Your Final Week to Say So

The NYPD and the Policing Project at New York University’s School of Law want to know whether the public thinks the city’s police officers should have body cameras.

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Photos: Police Seek Five Men Who Mugged Two Pedestrians in Bushwick Last Month

Photos: Police Seek Five Men Who Mugged Two Pedestrians in Bushwick Last Month

A group of men who robbed two individuals in Bushwick in the early hours of Wednesday, June 22nd were caught on video and are sought by the NYPD.

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Thirty-three K2 Users Were Hospitalized by a “Bad Batch” of the Street Drug At Myrtle Broadway

Thirty-three K2 Users Were Hospitalized by a “Bad Batch” of the Street Drug At Myrtle Broadway

The affected individuals were hallucinating, vomiting and passed out along sidewalks beneath the JMZ.

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A guy walked into a narcotics arrest in Bed-Stuy while playing Pokemon Go

A guy walked into a narcotics arrest in Bed-Stuy while playing Pokemon Go

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27-Year-Old Cyclist Killed by Truck Driver in Bushwick

27-Year-Old Cyclist Killed by Truck Driver in Bushwick

A cyclist riding in a bike lane on Bushwick’s Evergreen Ave

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Key Arrest Made in Ongoing Bushwick Cockfighting Saga

Key Arrest Made in Ongoing Bushwick Cockfighting Saga

Many Bushwick residents wondered what happened to the animals retrieved from the roof and basement of 71 Central Ave after a February raid conducted by the ASPCA and the police

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Teen Suspect Sought for Rape Attempt Near Bushwick-Ridgewood Border

Teen Suspect Sought for Rape Attempt Near Bushwick-Ridgewood Border

Police are on the lookout for an individual who followed and attempted to rape a woman near the Brooklyn Queens border in Ridgewood in the early hours of Sunday, May 8th

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