Borough Park

Fire generic image

Man Killed In Brooklyn Apartment Fire

A man was killed Sunday in a fire in a Borough Park, Brooklyn apartment building.

01/20/2013

(credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

4 Firefighters, 1 Civilian Sustain Minor Injuries In Borough Park Blaze

The flames broke out around 6:30 a.m. Friday on 42nd Street and 10th Avenue in Borough Park.

01/04/2013

Ambulance (file/credit: CBS 2)

Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Southern Brooklyn

A 37-year-old man was killed Friday in a motorcycle crash in southern Brooklyn.

12/01/2012

Generic - Crime scene tape (credit: AP)

Man Stabbed To Death In Borough Park, Brooklyn

A man was found stabbed to death overnight in front of a home in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, police said.

CBS New York–10/13/2012

Maple Lanes (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Beloved Brooklyn Bowling Alley ‘Maple Lanes’ Being Sold To Developer

Frequenters lamented news of the sale, saying they saw the Borough Park bowling alley as something wholesome and affordable, unlike new bowling alleys.

09/10/2012

(file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: Elderly Brooklyn Man Shot Brother, Then Committed Suicide

Police said there had been an ongoing dispute over rent between 74-year-old Thomas Athanastos and his 63-year-old brother James.

09/05/2012

Levi Aron (credit: CBS 2)

Levi Aron Gets 40 To Life In Murder, Dismemberment Of Leiby Kletzky

Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison in the death of Leiby Kletzky. The 36-year-old pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and kidnapping earlier this month.

08/29/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Some Wondering Why ‘Leiby Kletzky Security Initiative’ Has Yet To Take Flight

The big worry is that the powerful Orthodox Jewish group administering the program will insist that a rabbi grant permission before authorities are notified of sex abuse or domestic violence accusations.

08/16/2012

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

One of the swastikas that appeared on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on June 15, 2012. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

NYPD Investigating After Swastikas Found On Van, Light Pole In Brooklyn

A van and a light pole were sprayed with swastikas on East Second Street in Kensington, police said. The discovery came just days after swastikas were found on six separate locations in nearby Borough Park.

06/18/2012

A swastika found painted on a building in Borough Park, Brooklyn on Friday, June 15, 2012 (credit: Office of Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

6 Swastikas Spray Painted Across Borough Park, Including At School, Synagogue

Brooklyn lawmakers are vowing to find those responsible after six swastikas were found painted on multiple locations in Borough Park Friday morning.

06/15/2012

Leiby Kletzky (credit: leibykletzkymemorialfund.com)

Pilot Program Named After Leiby Kletzky To Put Security Cameras In Borough Park, Flatbush

The $1 million pilot program funded by a grant from State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will purchase about 150 security cameras, to be placed in the Borough Park and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

05/20/2012

This video screenshot shows the two pit bulls that are terrorizing people in parts of Brooklyn. (credit: YouTube)

Stray Pit Bulls Terrorizing Residents In Midwood And Borough Park

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on the city to do whatever it takes to stop the animals believed responsible for attacking other dogs, a young child and an elderly woman.

01/25/2012

Police say David Zimmer was arrested for snapping pictures of a 9-year-old girl. (credit: NYPD)

Level Two Sex Offender Arrested; Police Seek More Information

Police arrested a sex offender for allegedly taking pictures of a 9-year-old girl in his hallway last week, and now they are searching for other children David Zimmer may have come in contact with.

01/13/2012

The neighborhood in Brooklyn where police say a pair of con artists has targeted the elderly. (Credit:Google)

Police: Con Artists Robbed Elderly Women In Brooklyn

Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.

01/11/2012

more

previous