Bensonhurst

Daniel Ignacio (CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Convicted Bensonhurst Arsonist To 25 Years To Life

Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.

04/04/2013

Miguel Chan

Man Recalls Horror Of Throwing Children To Safety In Fire That Killed His Wife

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.

03/05/2013

Flipped Car in Bensonhurst crash (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed, Several Others Hospitalized Following Brooklyn Car Crash

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.

12/09/2012

Generic Car Accident (credit: ClipArt)

Report: Nine Hospitalized Following Two Car Accident In Bensonhurst

Nine people, including several pedestrians have been injured in a two car accident in Brooklyn, officials said.

12/08/2012

Mugshot of Salvatore Perrone from 2001. (credit: Handout)

Alleged Gunman Indicted In Murders Of 3 Brooklyn Shopkeepers

The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.

11/27/2012

Scene of alleged Brooklyn stabbing (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Charged With Stabbing His Own Mother To Death

Police said Richard Cohen called 911 himself. Officers found his mother Anne stabbed several times.

08/12/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (credit: NYPD)

Police Continue Investigation Into Murders Of Brooklyn Shopkeepers

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the same .22-caliber gun was used in both crimes and he believes it may have been a rifle-type weapon.

08/06/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (Credit: NYPD)

Investigation Continues Into Potential Link Between Brooklyn Murders

The numbers one, seven and eight are linked to both killings. Is it a weird coincidence or something more?

08/05/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Bensonhurst Murder Suspect May Have Killed Bay Ridge Shopkeeper In July

Police told 1010 WINS that they believe that the same suspect who murdered Kadare also killed a Bay Ridge shopkeeper on July 6. The suspect description is similar, and ballistics tests confirm that the same .22-caliber gun was used in both murders.

08/04/2012

Isaac Kadare (credit: Personal Photo)

Store Owner Isaac Kadare Found Dead Inside 99 Cents Store In Bensonhurst

Late Friday night, a relative told CBS 2 that Kadare may have collected rent in cash from one of his tenants right before the murder and his killer may have known he had the money.

08/03/2012

Photo by Jenny Lubkin, CBSNewYork.com

Powerful Storms Bring Rain, Hail & Lightning To Heat-Smothered Tri-State

The storms brought rain, hail and lightning with them, bringing sudden changes in the sticky weather that lingered for days over the region

06/22/2012

A depiction of the second floor at the Bensonhurst apartment released by the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office. (credit: Brooklyn DA/Handout)

Landlords Indicted In Brooklyn Fire That Killed 5 People In 2010

The indictment charges that the tenants could not escape the fire on Jan. 30, 2010 because the owners had set up illegal partitions that blocked their way out of the building in Bensonhurst.

06/14/2012

A makeshift memorial for 13-year-old Henry Garcia who was hit and killed by a car in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Driver Involved In Fatal Brooklyn Hit-And-Run

Thirteen-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst Saturday afternoon when police said he fell off his bike. That’s when cops said the driver of a green SUV hit the teen and then took off.

04/16/2012

A memorial to Henry Garcia: Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon

Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver After Death Of 13-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Police said 13-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst and may have fallen off when he was run over by a green SUV.

04/15/2012

Jack Mannino, known as the "Seven-Second Bandit" (credit: FBI)

FBI Seeks ‘7-Second Bandit’ In Bensonhurst Bank Heist

Jack Mannino was released from federal prison last July after serving more than 10 years for a series of bank robberies in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island during a five-month spree in 1999.

01/05/2012

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