Brooklyn Man Facing Hate Crime Charges After Allegedly Destroying Church's Crucifix, Setting Fire To Yeshiva, SynagoguePolice charged a man with a hate crime for allegedly destroying a crucifix that stood outside St. Athanasius Church in Brooklyn for more than a decade.
NYPD Releases Video Of Vandalism Suspect After Crucifix Toppled, Flag Burned At Brooklyn ChurchParishioners of St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Bensonhurst woke up Friday to find their crucifix was knocked down and destroyed and an American flag outside the rectory was burned.
Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn ChurchThe Diocese of Brooklyn says the NYPD is now investigating the vandalism as a hate crime.
Brooklyn Family Struggling To Raise Enough Money For Rent After Losing Everything In FireThere's more heartbreak for a Brooklyn family that has already lost everything in a fire. They're worried about keeping up with new housing costs while keeping their one-year-old safe and healthy.
See It: AC Unit Falls On Firefighter In BensonhurstTerrifying moments were caught on camera at the scene of a fire in Brooklyn.
2 Dead In Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In BensonhurstMany of the residents said they had been feeling ill for days, and it looks like they now know why.
Court Upholds Restrictions On Houses Of Worship In COVID-19 Hot SpotsThe rulings mean Gov. Cuomo's order to limit capacity to 10 people within red zones, where the infection rate is above 3%, can be enforced.
COVID Clusters In NYC: Churches, Small Businesses Hit Particularly Hard By Shutdown, Depending On ZoneThe COVID-19 shutdown plan is getting a lot of pushback from other New Yorkers, especially churches and businesses.
NYPD: 89-Year-Old Woman Slapped In Face, Set On Fire In BrooklynPolice said the suspects approached the victim and slapped her in the face.
Diocese Of Brooklyn Reopens Churches For Private PrayerSeveral parishioners came in for prayer at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Bensonhurst.
NYPD Searching For Driver After Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run In BensonhurstA 26-year-old man on his way to work was killed in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn on Sunday morning.
29 Displaced After Fire Tears Through Bensonhurst BuildingFDNY Fire Marshals say the fire was caused by careless smoking.
Gas-Fed Fire Burns For Hours In Brooklyn, 2 InjuredThe fire started at a gas main on Bay Ridge Parkway and 19th Avenue in Bensonhurst around 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Rapid Rise In Pedestrian Deaths Prompts Officials' Call For Action In BrooklynOfficials are calling for a private sanitation firm to reveal the name of the driver accused of crashing into a 62-year-old woman, dragging and killing her.
Woman Fatally Struck By Private Sanitation Truck, Another Killed By MTA Bus In BrooklynPolice said what appeared to be a private sanitation truck struck a woman, dragged her down the street, and then fled the scene.