Bay Ridge

Couple sought for questioning in merchant murders

Police investigating the murders of two storeowners in Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge are seeking a man and a woman for questioning in connection with the slayings, NBC News reported. … Full Article

Joe DeFina: Soldier, officer, politico

If Bay Ridge's Joseph DeFina had to write his resume, he would need more than one page to describe his work history, which includes the military, law enforcement and politics. … Full Article

Camera, no longer up the creek, is coming home

A camera lost in a creek in the Adirondacks three years ago is being returned to its owner, an avid amateur photographer from Bay Ridge, thanks to clever detective work by a Vermont man who studied pictures on the camera's memory card. … Full Article

Turn Bay Ridge ‘eyesore’ into a soldier's home, asks pol

A dilapidated house that has been the target of complaints from 79th Street residents for several years will finally be torn down, according to local elected officials, who said they’ve been pushing the city to do something about the messy property for ages. … Full Article

Cops link Ridge-B'hurst merchant slays to same gun

Store owners in Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge are on edge in the wake of reports that police have linked the murders of two merchants to the same gun. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyer reappointed to city Tax Commission

Did you know that there is a way you can protest your property taxes and possibly get them lowered? If you answered no to that question, Kirk Tzanides isn’t happy. He’s also not surprised. … Full Article

Love for the ages at Bensonhurst nursing home

Sometimes, it takes a little longer for Cupid’s arrow to hit its target. … Full Article

$5K reward in shopkeeper’s death

The death of Bensonhurst shopkeeper Isaac Kadare, whose body was discovered with a head injury on Thursday night in his Amazing 99 cents Deals shop on 86th Street, has been ruled a homicide by the city Medical Examiner’s Office. … Full Article

Bensonhurst merchant found dead in store

UPDATED 8 AM Police are investigating the death of a shopkeeper discovered with a head injury inside his Brooklyn discount store. … Full Article

Sinkhole forms on Bay Ridge street

Another large sinkhole has opened up on a Bay Ridge street. The 25-foot by 20-foot hole formed at about 5 p.m. Wednesday on 79th Street near Fifth avenue. Video of the gaping hole shows parked cars teetering on the edge. … Full Article


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