A school shooting threat made over social media has prompted police to beef up security at three high schools in Brooklyn.
At 4:20 a.m., authorities responded to a report of shots fired at the corner of Ave I and East 16th Street in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
Police on Tuesday were searching for a suspect who punched a woman in the back of the head and knocked her down as she walked with her 7-year-old daughter in Brooklyn this past weekend.
Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”
There have been seven so-called “knockout” or “polar bear” assaults in the Crown Heights and Midwood sections of Brooklyn since October, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said Wednesday.
A search was under way Saturday morning for a suspect who allegedly groped the driver of a bus he was riding in Brooklyn.
The two alarm fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at a house on E. 15th Street in Midwood.
Police Sunday night were on the hunt for two suspects who robbed a livery cab in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
Around 2 a.m. a livery cab was called to 1308 East 5th Street. Upon arrival a man the cab, placed a sharp object to the driver’s neck, and demanded money, according to authorities.
Ronald Friedfertig, 62, was also charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, police said.
Police were called to a residence on Avenue N in Midwood around 9:30 p.m. Monday on reports of a foul odor.
Police on Sunday were looking for a man who stole a 71-year-old woman’s purse and knocked her to the ground in broad daylight in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
The National High School Chess Championship was held last weekend in Nashville. This marks the eighth national title for the school.
Neighbors watched helplessly as flames engulfed the Congregation Dvar Moshe Of Horodnke on East 27th Street in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.
It may be a religious tradition that is thousands of years old, but there is nothing old-fashioned about Passover, which starts this coming Monday evening.