The hunt continued Monday for a rapist and robber who struck in broad daylight in Flatbush-Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, and neighbors were on edge as they learned about the horrifying attack.
Andrew Carro and his wife Jule, of Oakwood Beach, lost everything. Their home shifted and the roof caved in.
A 15-year-old girl was struck and killed by a van Tuesday afternoon as she crossed the street in Midwood, Brooklyn.
A man who was killed in a fire in Brooklyn early Saturday had been smoking in bed, according to a published report.
The nor’easter, as promised, brought gusting winds, rain and snow and plunged households that waited for days without power because of Sandy back into darkness in temperatures near freezing.
Clear surveillance footage captured a man, who authorities said was Denis Ildatov, stealing a menorah that is worth nearly $10,000, and other religious items from Rabbi Yehezkel Zion’s home.
At Dorman Square in Midwood, Brooklyn, the Department of Transportation wants to shut down a one-block stretch of Elm Avenue and a create a pedestrian plaza, like the one in Clinton Hill, where the DOT kicked out cars and installed cafe tables and chairs.
The MTA said a Meals On Wheels van ran a red light and slammed into a B11 bus around 10 a.m. this morning at Ocean Avenue and Avenue J.
“People were afraid to get out of cars, people were afraid to walk the street,” Assemblyman Dov Hikind said.
The incident occurred around 10 p.m. as Noah Foxman was crossing Coney Island Avenue near Avenue K.
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.
A Manhattan man has been arrested in connection with a series of hate crimes. The NYPD Hate Crime Task Force has been investigating a number of hate crimes in the city since early December, including a number of anti-Semitic phone calls as well as anti-Semitic graffiti and vandalism.
The Jewish community is working to wipe away the remnants of hate but the faint reminder of the swastikas vandals painted on the buildings is still visible.
“This is just the latest in a series of ongoing anti-Semitic occurrences in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, and people are justifiably very concerned and upset,” said Assemblyman Dov Hikind.
Police sources said the firebombing was not likely a hate crime, but an insurance scam, and could have manufactured by someone outside the community.