Crime

A dollar van driver was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday for repeatedly beating a delivery truck driver with a rubber mallet in the middle of Flatbush Avenue in a 2016 road-rage dispute … Full Article

EXCLUSIVE: Used laptop dealer lost $10K from alleged Greenpoint mail thief

A Greenpoint used computer dealer claimed he lost roughly $10,000 after a postal worker, who was recently arraigned on mail theft charges in Brooklyn’s federal court, allegedly stole multiple laptops intended for his business. … Full Article

Brooklyn man threatens company with second Las Vegas shooting

A Brooklyn federal judge ordered a man be temporarily jailed without bail Wednesday after he threatened a marketing company with a “LAS VEGAS REPEAT” when the group accused him of fraudulent activity. … Full Article

Greenpoint mailman pleads not guilty to stealing packages and $10K worth of stamps

A Greenpoint postal worker pleaded not guilty at Brooklyn’s federal court on Tuesday to stealing packages for two years, including nearly $10,000 worth of "Pets Forever" stamp booklets. … Full Article

Gang member testifies in Brooklyn murder trial

A former gang member testified Wednesday in the trial of an alleged gang member accused of murdering a fellow member. … Full Article

Flatbush man gets 24 years for shooting boy’s eye out

A Flatbush man was sentenced to 24 years in prison on Tuesday for a shooting that caused a 13-year-old boy to go blind in one eye. The shooter's attorney argued for a shorter sentence and claimed that the boy’s injuries weren’t serious, but the judge didn’t back down. … Full Article

Man scams family in Brooklyn mortgage scheme, leaves them homeless

A Queens man pleaded not guilty to grand larceny Tuesday for allegedly stealing almost $100,000 from an East New York mother and son, causing them to lose their home. … Full Article

Trial begins for gang member murdered for robbing his own gang

Opening statements began on Monday in the trial of an alleged Brooklyn gang member accused of murdering his friend and fellow alleged gang member for stealing from the gang. … Full Article

American al-Qaeda member convicted for helping blow up U.S. military base

An 11-person jury convicted an American al-Qaeda member Friday, charged for helping bomb a U.S. military base in Afghanistan, officials said. … Full Article

Man gets 25 years for murdering landlord with sword

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for nearly decapitating his landlord with a samurai sword before trying to flee the country. … Full Article

Jurors dismissed in Brooklyn federal terrorism trial

Jury deliberations had to start from scratch on Thursday in the trial of a Houston native and al-Qaeda member accused of bombing a U.S. military base when four jurors spoke with the defendant’s father in a court elevator, officials said. … Full Article

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