Crime

Longtime Brooklyn Heights resident Richard Carey was somewhat distracted, digging in his pocket for his door key as he walked home along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights on July 6 around 11:15  … Full Article

Bronx man sentenced to 18 years to life in for killing Brooklyn woman, disposing of her body

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Wednesday announced that a 35-year-old Bronx man was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for fatally choking a Brooklyn woman and stealing her money. … Full Article

Brooklyn gang member pleads guilty to fatally shooting rival in the head

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Tuesday that a 24-year-old Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for fatally shooting a man in Flatbush. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 12 years for robbing subway riders after attacking them with hammer

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Monday announced that a 30-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for two separate robberies of subway commuters. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Rabbi Raskin leads rally after assault

The prominent rabbi who was attacked on a Brooklyn Heights street Jan. 31 was joined by community members, clergy -- and even members of Curtis Sliwa’s Guardian Angels -- at a rally and march Friday morning. … Full Article

Prominent Rabbi attacked in Brooklyn Heights

A prominent Orthodox rabbi was attacked on a Brooklyn Heights street this past Sunday evening, and community members say the incident fits into a pattern of crime on Joralemon Street. … Full Article

Bronx man pleads guilty to fatally choking Brooklyn woman, disposing of body

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Monday that a 35-year-old Bronx man has pleaded guilty to murder and grand larceny for choking a Brooklyn woman to death. … Full Article

Brooklyn gang member convicted of killing 13-year-old boy in Brownsville shooting

 Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Wednesday that a 21-year-old Brooklyn man has been convicted of second-degree murder for a fatal shooting in Brownsville that killed a 13-year-old boy in 2012. … Full Article

Insurance agent bilked clients out of $4.5 million

A Staten Island man who owned a Bay Ridge-based insurance company systematically bilked his elderly clients out of nearly $4.5 million over a period of time, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. … Full Article

DiNapoli: Brooklyn Pre-K special education provider claimed nearly $3M in ineligible expenses

A Brooklyn preschool special education provider, Yeled v’Yalda Early Childhood Center, claimed nearly $3 million in ineligible expenses for reimbursement, according to an audit rele … Full Article
Caught On Camera: Jewish Man Beaten During Vicious Robbery in Brooklyn

Cops arrest two teens in vicious Midwood attack

Two robbers who viciously beat a 60-year-old man in a ruthless attack in Midwood last week were arrested on Thursday, police said. Baskim Huseinovic, 19, and Eldin Sabovic, 17, were hit with a slew of charges, including assault, robbery, menacing and harassment. … Full Article

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