Crime

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

30th Arrest: Transit impostor says he needs help, not prison

Darius McCollum's addiction isn't for booze and pills — it's for buses and trains. … Full Article

Brooklyn BP Adams slams Kelly’s NYPD crime stat accusations

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD officer, has jumped into the feud between former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and current Commissioner William Bratton over the city’s crime rate. … Full Article
Caught On Camera: Jewish Man Beaten During Vicious Robbery in Brooklyn

Reward offered in vicious attack on Midwood man

A middle-aged man was viciously attacked in Midwood early Monday morning by two hooded assailants. Officials said the victim is Jewish. The attackers have not yet been identified. … Full Article

Nine charged with operating heroin trafficking ring in Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with James J. Hunt, special agent in charge of the New York Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); NYPD Commissioner William J. … Full Article

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