A fire that left a 2-year-old boy critically injured in Brooklyn was caused by an air conditioner unit plugged into an extension cord, the FDNY said.
Officials confirmed a 20-year-old autistic man was found dead in Brooklyn this week, some 44 days after he was reported missing.
A search is underway in Brooklyn for a young man with autism.
Police Tuesday afternoon said a driver struck two officers in Brooklyn, and then led police on a chase that ended in a crash which left two women injured.
Police on Friday released a sketch of a suspect in a string of robberies in southern and southeastern Brooklyn last month.
An exit on the Belt Parkway at Flatbush Avenue in far southern Brooklyn was closed Thursday night, after a gas leak erupted.
Two people were killed, and two more were injured, in a crash Monday evening in Marine Park, Brooklyn.
A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”
The incident happened at a home on Marine Parkway in Marine Park around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.
The walk’s organizers, the Marine Park Civic Association, said it can’t afford the insurance to continue the event.
Police on Sunday were searching for a robber who is wanted in 14 broad daylight robberies in Brooklyn – many of them targeting victims 65 or older.
Joseph Butrico’s dog is a nine-year-old German Shepherd named Maxwell. And Butrico told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that Maxwell does what a dog is supposed to do — bark!
Police said the victim was alone in the leasing office when two men knocked on the door, asking for the owner. Investigators said the woman let the men in. From there, security cameras were rolling.
Authorities said someone wrote the words “God don’t like Jews” in red marker on the window of a car owned by a Jewish family.