Crime

An award-winning Brooklyn actress’ unborn child has died from injuries she and the infant sustained when a driver with a history of seizures hit her and fatally struck two small children – on … 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

No soup for 9 months: ‘Soup Nazi’ CFO gets hard time for tax evasion

The former chief financial officer of Soupman, Inc., a company inspired by the Soup Nazi character in “Seinfeld,” was sentenced to nine months in prison on Thursday for committing a nearly $600,000 tax evasion scheme. … Full Article

Employee shot at Bay Ridge smoke shop

A usually safe and quiet business district in Bay Ridge was rocked shortly before midnight on Wednesday night when a gunman entered Moe’s Smoke Shop at 7123 Fifth Ave. and fired his weapon at a worker who was standing at the register. … Full Article

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