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.
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.