Bensonhurst

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

A protestor holds a sign claiming the 11 September 2001 attacks on the US were an inside job. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

1010 WINS’ 9/11 Series: ‘Truthers’ Still Contend U.S. Government Was Complicit In Attacks

Luke Redowski claims the government has evidence that bombs placed in the World Trade Center brought the towers down.

09/07/2011

2010 Census

New York City Unveils Formal Challenge To U.S. Census Results

Joseph Salvo, of the New York City Department of Planning, told 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks “there is no question that there was an error in the enumeration” with regards to the assessment in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Astoria and Jackson Heights.

08/10/2011

Domenico Cefalu (file / credit: La Cosa Nostra Database)

Report: Gambino Crime Family Picks Domenico Cefalu As New Boss

The Gambino crime family, knocked down and knocked down again by federal indictments, is reportedly going back to the old pre-John Gotti way of running an organized crime family.

07/29/2011

(Photo/Google Maps)

Man Shot After Feud With Corrections Officer In Brooklyn Barber Shop

The two neighbors got into a heated argument in the shop on Bath Avenue that led to both men brandishing guns and the eventual killing of a 77-year-old man.

03/08/2011

Rape Suspect Surveillance

NYPD Releases Surveillance Of B’Klyn Sex Attack Suspect

Police have released surveillance video of a man they said tried to rape at least three women late at night in Brooklyn in the past month.

02/04/2011

65th Street and 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighter Off Duty During Hit-And-Run Probe

Investigators were trying to determine if the firefighter was behind the wheel of the car when it struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn on Sunday.

10/12/2010

65th Street and 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Probes Hit-And-Run Involving Firefighter’s SUV

A firefighter has been placed on administrative duty as police investigate whether he was driving a car that fled the scene after fatally striking a pedestrian, an FDNY spokesman said Monday.

10/11/2010

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

Owner Of SUV In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Not Charged

Police were continuing their investigation into a fatal hit-and-run in Brooklyn Sunday.

10/10/2010

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