Police have arrested and charged a man who allegedly scammed and stole from elderly residents of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn.
The 73-year-old man was struck around noon Monday, police said. A “construction vehicle” was backing up and the pedestrian was crossing Oceana Terrace mid-block, according to authorities.
Police on Saturday said the man forcibly took the women’s purses in the Brighton Beach neighborhood on Jan. 21, 24, 25 and 29.
Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect who burglarized the homes of two Brighton Beach, Brooklyn residents – both of them over 80 years old.
The smash-and-grab incidents occurred on and near Brighton Beach Avenue at around 5 a.m. on Dec. 25. Surveillance video obtained by CBS 2 shows a man breaking into at least two vehicles.
Residents of a luxury condominium complex in Brighton Beach, Brooklyn protested Monday against ongoing plans for elevated restroom facilities across the boardwalk.
The winning ticket was purchased at Rocco’s Bakery and Deli in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn. The deli will get $10,000 for selling the winning ticket.
Plans to build new restroom facilities on the Brighton Beach boardwalk have been delayed, according to a published report.
Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who attacked and robbed a woman in southern Brooklyn.
New restrooms are under construction on Coney Island, as some nearby residents continue to complain that their views are in jeopardy.
If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re indoors – and you might want to stay there if your air conditioner is working.
A 1010 WINS listener from New Jersey came to the rescue of a Brighton Beach couple who could not pay their electric bill.
The community of Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, was devastated by Superstorm Sandy, and now, residents who still have no heat are seeing astronomical electric bills as they run space heaters during this bitter winter.
An adoption marathon for cats is under way at a Petco store on Stillwell Avenue in Brooklyn where Josephine Marrero of Brooklyn Rescue Umbrella is attempting to find dozens of furry friends new homes.
Barbara Berger said she has previously offered to keep just 10 of the cats, but the landlord of her apartment refused and said she could only keep 2.