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Amid A Hot Vax Summer, Noise Complaints (And Arrests) Skyrocket

Amid A Hot Vax Summer, Noise Complaints (And Arrests) Skyrocket

Police are ramping up audio speaker busts but some locals say: ‘it’s a form of celebration”

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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 NYPD Disciplinary Records Show Hundreds Of Allegations Filed Against Bushwick’s 83rd Precinct

New NYPD Disciplinary Records Show Hundreds Of Allegations Filed Against Bushwick’s 83rd Precinct

New NYPD discipline records show 142 complaints and 456 allegations filed against police officers in Bushwick’s 83 precinct

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NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

NYPD Disproportionately Targets Black Brooklyners for Drinking Outside

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Pit Bull Stolen Outside McDonalds

Pit Bull Stolen Outside McDonalds

Surveillance footage recovered by NYPD captured the dog-napper running full-speed down Gates with Havoc.

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A Second Churro Vendor is in Handcuffs as NYPD Crackdown Continues

A Second Churro Vendor is in Handcuffs as NYPD Crackdown Continues

At 11:40 a.m., Bushwick resident photographed NYPD handcuffing local Churro Vendor at the Myrtle/Wyckoff train station minutes before city officials hold rally against MTA over-policing.

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Churro Vendor Arrested by NYPD at Broadway Junction

Churro Vendor Arrested by NYPD at Broadway Junction

Over the weekend, the NYPD was videotaped arresting a churro vendor at the Broadway Junction station.

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North Brooklyn Cops and Kids Bond Over NYPD’s Flag Football Initiative

North Brooklyn Cops and Kids Bond Over NYPD’s Flag Football Initiative

This program is attempting to create a bridge between law enforcement and North Brooklyn communities.

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Bushwick Was Hit With Another Series of K2 Overdoses

Bushwick Was Hit With Another Series of K2 Overdoses

This area of Bushwick is known as a hotspot for overdoses.

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Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Bushwick’s own 83rd precinct celebrated the 35th anniversary of National Night Out Against Crime with council members, city officials, and honorees at Maria Hernandez Park on Tuesday, August 7.

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The Bushwick Community Demands Justice for Luz Gonzalez

The Bushwick Community Demands Justice for Luz Gonzalez

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Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Saw Increase in Use of Stop and Frisk in 2017

Friday Fast Fact: Bushwick Saw Increase in Use of Stop and Frisk in 2017

The use of stop and frisk grew 15 percent from 2016 to 2017 in Bushwick.

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BuzzFeed News Revealed Troubling Findings From Secret NYPD Files

BuzzFeed News Revealed Troubling Findings From Secret NYPD Files

If you have a personal story about possible wrongdoing by the 83rd Precinct, please email us.

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A Man Died After an Assault Outside of an East Williamsburg Gallery

A Man Died After an Assault Outside of an East Williamsburg Gallery

Questions remain nearly one week after the incident.

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UPDATE: A Bicyclist Dies From Injuries in a Bushwick Hit-and-Run Incident

UPDATE: A Bicyclist Dies From Injuries in a Bushwick Hit-and-Run Incident

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A 17-Year-Old Dies After Last Night’s Shooting Near Halsey Stop in Bushwick

A 17-Year-Old Dies After Last Night’s Shooting Near Halsey Stop in Bushwick

Another shooting took place in our neighborhood.

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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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Cops Are Cracking Down on Bogart Street Vendors

Cops Are Cracking Down on Bogart Street Vendors

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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 Stray Duck Tried to Get on the L Train at Jefferson This Morning

A Stray Duck Tried to Get on the L Train at Jefferson This Morning

Police had to rescue it from the tracks before a train rolled into the station.

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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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Major Bushwick Heroin Bust Yielded 20 Arrests

Major Bushwick Heroin Bust Yielded 20 Arrests

18-month long investigation culminated in a huge raid Wednesday morning in Bushwick’s Hope Gardens.

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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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‘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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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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This East Williamsburg 21-year-old Has Been Missing Since Thursday Afternoon

This East Williamsburg 21-year-old Has Been Missing Since Thursday Afternoon

Flushing Avenue resident Decatur Gooden left home yesterday after a dispute with family and has been missing since.

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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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Help Identify an Elderly Man Found Wandering in Bushwick During Saturday’s Heat

Help Identify an Elderly Man Found Wandering in Bushwick During Saturday’s Heat

The man in question was seen wandering the area surrounding the 83rd Precinct at around 11:30 p.m. last Saturday, July 23rd before being taken to Woodhull Hospital.

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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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