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Three Brooklyn men, one of which is from Midwood, have been arrested for conspiring to aid ISIS, including a vague plot to plant a bomb in Coney Island. Uzbekistan nationals Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, 24, and Abror Habibov, 30, and a Kazakhstan citizen, 19-year-old Akhror Saidakhmetov, of Midwood, were taken into custody by NYPD and FBI agents during a terrorism raid…

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Council Member Chaim Deutsch is inviting residents to participate in a two-part community symposium on how the community can meet the growing challenges involved in countering terrorist threats and attacks that could impact our security. Featuring presentations by the NYS National Guard, the NYC Office of Emergency Management, NYPD, FDNY, the NYS Division of Homeland Security,…

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Police are looking for neighbors’ help identifying an elderly man found unconscious in a train car at Coney Island’s Stillwell Avenue station. The man was found on the train car just after midnight on Tuesday. He is described as approximately 85-years-old, 5 feet tall and about 100 pounds. He’s currently at Coney Island Hospital in…

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Cops are looking to question three men after surveillance cameras captured them exiting a Homecrest Avenue apartment building’s laundry room, where the coin boxes were found damaged the next morning. The superintendent of 2741 Homecrest Avenue was going about his duties on Sunday, February 15, when he discovered that the laundry room’s coin boxes had been vandalized. Police…

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Family, friends and authorities are searching for Brian Gewirtz, a 20-year-old Marine Park man who went missing from his Coleman Street home on Tuesday. Gewirtz, described as a white man, 5’5″ tall and weighing 130 pounds, is autistic and needs medication to treat his diabetes, according to information distributed by the family. Because of his condition,…

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36 A pedestrian was struck and killed by a bus this afternoon on Coney Island Avenue at Avenue M, and police are investigating. A spokesman for the FDNY tells us they got the call at 2:11pm on Friday, and that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. They were unable to provide any additional…

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CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We summarize the week’s statistics for the 61st Precinct reports every Friday. The 61st Precinct is the police command responsible for Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Kings Highway, Homecrest, Madison, Manhattan Beach, and Gerritsen Beach.

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A violent sex offender has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old Gravesend girl in the basement laundry room of her apartment building, after threatening her with scissors. Bennett Castello, 42, of East 29th Street in Midwood, was convicted yesterday of two counts of predatory sexual assault, two counts of first-degree rape, one count of first-degree sexual abuse,…

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Police are turning to the public for help in identifying a man who died yesterday morning in Coney Island. The man was behind the building, located at 3112 Bay View Avenue, Wednesday at 9am, when he went into cardiac arrest. EMS responded to the scene and rushed him Coney Island Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The man is described as between 50…

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