A 68-year-old woman was charged Tuesday with snatching two purses from restaurants in Park Slope and Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Jacqueline Francis said two people stole her $1,000 computer after NYCHA asked her to leave her door open for construction workers.
The suspect escaped from custody at Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, on the cusp of Fort Greene and Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, around 7 p.m., police said.
Just days after Spike Lee went on a rant about gentrification in New York City, police confirm someone vandalized a home next to where the filmmaker used to live in Brooklyn, police said.
Lee spoke out Wednesday about his controversial remarks made during a speech at a Pratt Institute event for Black History Month Tuesday night.
During a lecture at Pratt Institute Tuesday, the director and Brooklyn native said that white newcomers to neighborhoods like Fort Greene and Bedford-Stuyvesant are doing the wrong things.
The NYPD is looking for four individuals wanted in connection with a grand larceny that took place at a store in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn.
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The suspects entered the store around 2:20 a.m., pointed a gun at the cashier and then removed an unspecified amount of money from the cash register and cigarettes before fleeing on foot.
The Internal Revenue Service is threatening to take her home, claiming Judith O’Csay owes $250,000 in back taxes.
A man has been slapped with multiple charges and traffic citations in connection with a crash that left a 9-year-old boy dead, and three others injured, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn this weekend.
A 9-year-old boy was struck and killed, and three others were injured, in an accident Saturday afternoon in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, police said.
The project in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill is aimed at bringing the community together to help seniors.
Two men were shot and killed late Friday in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn.