Crime

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Friday that a 24-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for a wanton attack on a 58-year-old man, parts o … Full Article

Attempted kidnapper nabbed in Bensonhurst, cops say

Bensonhurst cops say they’ve caught the man who apparently tried to kidnap a 3-year-old boy on a busy neighborhood street on Monday. … Full Article

Cops collar two in latest attacks on Jews in Crown Heights

For the third time in three weeks, an Orthodox Jewish man was reportedly attacked in Crown Heights – but this time, two suspects were caught. … Full Article

Senior violently attacked in Bushwick robbery

A 65-year-old smoke shop employee was attacked recently during a violent robbery, according to PIX11. In the robbery, a man entered Tony’s Smoke Shop at 66 Wyckoff Ave. … Full Article

First murder of 2018 hits East New York

East New York, whose 75th Precinct has traditionally been a high-crime precinct, had been enjoying a murder-free year – but that came to an end on Sunday, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

Bias attacks against Jews reported in Crown Heights

Two unprovoked attacks against Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights were reported last week and have upset the community, according to ABC7.  … Full Article

Dyker Heights mail carrier arrested for hoarding 17,000 pieces of customers' undelivered mail

Neither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night — but too many letters, well, that’s another story.

A Dyker Heights postal worker was arrested Thursday for allegedly hoarding more than 17,000 pieces of mail in his apartment, car and work locker since 2005, cops said. … Full Article

Community calls for nationwide boycott of Stop & Shop after workers kill alleged Brooklyn shoplifter

Residents of Flatbush and the family of a man who was killed by three Stop & Shop employees who reportedly caught him shoplifting rallied outside the Flatbush Avenue grocer on Thursday to call for a nationwide boycott of the chain — and to demand that the Brooklyn District Attorney … Full Article

Thug runs off with stroke victim’s wheelchair in Bay Ridge

Cops are hunting for the heartless thug who grabbed a stroke victim’s wheelchair on hectic Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge and fled, leaving the victim holding onto her husband for dear life on Tuesday, police said. … Full Article

Queens man accused of breaking into Borough Park apartment, getting into bed with teen

A Brooklyn judge jailed a 38-year-old man on Thursday accused of breaking into a Borough Park apartment through the window and getting into bed with a 14-year-old girl. … Full Article

Family wants charges against employees accused of killing alleged shoplifter

The family of an accused Flatbush Avenue Stop & Shop shoplifter who died after witnesses say store workers wrangled him to the ground over the weekend, called on the Brooklyn district attorney to press manslaughter charges on Wednesday. … Full Article

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