Some Brooklyn residents were not amused this week, after a block in Bensonhurst appeared on Google Maps as the “West 8th Street drug section.”
One man’s trash may be another man’s treasure, but the Brooklyn man who found an Emmy trophy in the garbage said that the award belongs with its rightful owner.
Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding three suspects who allegedly robbed 12 men on the streets of southern Brooklyn in two early-morning sprees.
Police on Wednesday were seeking three suspects in a string of robberies in southern Brooklyn.
There is no denying it. In a suburban neighborhood in Midwood at least one criminal tried to sell a loaded 9-millimeter to undercover police officers while residents went about their day unaware.
The toddler apparently squeezed past an air-conditioning unit before crawling out of the window. A pharmacy worker across the street noticed the baby’s activity and jumped into action.
A 79-year-old woman was struck and killed this weekend in southern Brooklyn.
He was rushed to Maimonides Medical Center where he died, the boy did not have any obvious signs of trauma. The Medical Examiner is working to determine the cause of death.
Police believe the shooting was part of an attempted robbery, however the victim still had his watch, his phone, and a wallet filled with cash when paramedics arrived on the scene.
“I’m a first generation Italian-American and I want to give back to the country for all the opportunities they’ve given to my family,” Giancarlo Rindone told WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell.
Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.
Miguel Chan lost his wife in a fire two years ago in their Bensonhurst, Brooklyn home, and he lives to this day with memories of the horrifying experience of having to drop his two young children out of a window to safety as the blaze raged.
The driver of the Acura has only been identified as a 60-year-old man. No charges have been filed and police said no criminality is suspected, though the investigation is ongoing.
Nine people, including several pedestrians have been injured in a two car accident in Brooklyn, officials said.
The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.