Midwood

Midwood Brooklyn Assault Suspect

Police Search For Suspect In Reported Possible Knockout Attack

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.

12/24/2013

Knockout Game Arrest

Man Charged In Latest Alleged ‘Knockout Game’ Attack In Brooklyn

Four suspects were being held Saturday morning in a string of violent attacks in Brooklyn, known as the “knockout game.”

11/23/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Hate Crimes Unit Investigating Some Recent ‘Knockout’ Incidents

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.

11/20/2013

Brooklyn Bus Groping Suspect

Police: Man Got On Bus In Brooklyn, Groped Driver

A search was under way Saturday morning for a suspect who allegedly groped the driver of a bus he was riding in Brooklyn.

11/09/2013

Fire crews on the scene of a fatal fire in the Midwood section of Brooklyn on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Dead, 3 Hurt In Brooklyn House Fire

The two alarm fire broke out around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at a house on E. 15th Street in Midwood.

10/30/2013

Brooklyn Livery Cab Robbery

2 Sought In Robbery Of Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

Police Sunday night were on the hunt for two suspects who robbed a livery cab in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

08/18/2013

A suspect wanted in connection with an alleged livery cab robbery in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. (Credit: Handout)

Cops Seek Pair In Connection With Alleged Midwood Cab Hold Up

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.

08/17/2013

Police say the body of a woman was found at a residence on Avenue N in Midwood on Monday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cops: Suspect Charged With Murder After Woman’s Body Found In Midwood Home

Ronald Friedfertig, 62, was also charged with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

06/05/2013

Police say the body of a woman was found at a residence on Avenue N in Midwood on Monday, June 4, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Man To Be Questioned After Woman’s Body Found In Midwood Home

Police were called to a residence on Avenue N in Midwood around 9:30 p.m. Monday on reports of a foul odor.

06/04/2013

Midwood, Brooklyn Robber

Police: Man Robbed 71-Year-Old Woman, Knocked Her Down In Brooklyn

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.

05/12/2013

Members of the national champion Edward R. Murrown High School chess team (credit: CBS 2)

Murrow High School In Brooklyn Brings Home National Chess Championship

The National High School Chess Championship was held last weekend in Nashville. This marks the eighth national title for the school.

04/09/2013

Fire at home of Midwood rabbi on Thursday April 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Damaging Blaze Guts Home Of Brooklyn Rabbi; Firefighters Rescue Torahs

Neighbors watched helplessly as flames engulfed the Congregation Dvar Moshe Of Horodnke on East 27th Street in the Midwood section of Brooklyn.

04/04/2013

Passover Seder/file (credit: Spencer Platt
Getty Images News)

Shoppers Head Out To Prepare For Passover This Monday

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.

03/20/2013

Surveillance image of Feb. 2, 2013 Brooklyn rape suspect (credit: NYPD)

Neighbors On Edge After Broad Daylight Rape In Brooklyn

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.

02/04/2013

A guitar by Tony Costa

Stories From Main Street: S.I. Sandy Victim Getting New Custom Guitar From Brooklyn Man

Andrew Carro and his wife Jule, of Oakwood Beach, lost everything. Their home shifted and the roof caved in.

01/28/2013

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