Crime

Brooklyn federal court judge Brian Cogan ruled against a motion by the defense of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to move his trial out of Brooklyn and into Manhattan during a hearing T … 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

Lawmaker calls on harsher hit and run penalties as accused driver offered plea

The driver who prosecutors say killed a popular Brooklyn radio DJ and then fled the scene isn't sure he wants to accept what many consider a generous plea deal from the Brooklyn District Attorney. … Full Article

Couple arraigned at Brooklyn federal court for stealing ATM info

A couple was arraigned in federal court on Monday after a grand jury indicted them for allegedly stealing debit card info from ATMs and using it to make more than 500 withdrawals from machines throughout the city, including in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Sex offender gets 50 years to life for Bushwick rape

When a registered sex offender dodged his victim’s statement in court by refusing to come out of his holding cell, a Brooklyn judge sentenced him to 50 years to life in prison for robbing and raping the woman on a Bushwick street. … Full Article

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