The blaze started around 2 a.m. Monday and ripped through two row houses on Dahlgren Street in Bay Ridge.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.
A hate crimes investigation has been launched in southern Brooklyn, after vandals desecrated several religious sites.
Statues were covered in red paint, and the word “No” was painted on doors of various locations.
Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.
The daughter of legendary former Yankees manager Joe Torre was being hailed as a hero Wednesday, after she caught a 16-month-old baby that had fallen from an awning in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.
They are shrouded in secrecy. Spas and massage parlors are popping up all over streets in Bay Ridge, with curtains drawn and accused of peddling sex.
The statues of the Virgin Mary and Jesus on the crucifix were found with “X”s painted on them at St. Anselm’s Roman Catholic Church.
The city said it has been receiving complaints about the elevator since 2012, and residents said they have been begging for help.
Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial cutting of the hot dog links at Nathan’s Famous hot dogs on Coney Island Thursday.
Joseph Cananzarro, 42, had allegedly been working in the 68th Precinct, which includes the Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Fort Hamilton sections of Brooklyn.
The operators of an apartment building in southern Brooklyn were facing a lawsuit Tuesday, for allegedly discriminating against potential tenants.
Police said a homeowner on 68 Street found a propane tank with a number pad and wires on it on their porch after someone rang their doorbell and fled.
The raging flames that torched Breezy Point during Superstorm Sandy stopped just short of the Connolly home, but that didn’t save the first floor.
A car spun out of control and took down a light pole before becoming buried under a falling sidewalk scaffold in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Monday afternoon.