Three people were reported dead and a teen-age boy critically wounded after shootings today at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, Kan., and at the nearby Village Shalom assisted-living and retirement center, both situated about a mile from the Chabad House Center of Kansas City.
Early Shabbos morning, April 5th, a shooting took place at the intersection of Eastern Parkway and Utica Ave. in Crown Heights.
A man was knocked to the ground and robbed of his cell phone while walking down Montgomery Street Sunday evening, witnesses called Shomrim while another chased the thief and managed to recover the cell phone.
Early Shabbos morning, at about 5:00am, a non-Jewish woman was walking along Eastern Parkway near Bedford Ave. in Crown Heights when she was hit by a stray bullet.
A 14-year-old teenage boy opened fire on an MTA city bus in Bedford-Stuyvesant, fatally shooting a random passenger in the head.
Hatzalah of Crown Heights has been coping with a string of robberies that have occurred over the past month, which have left the volunteer organization struggling with losses of several thousands of dollars.
Yesterday, in Crown Heights’ heart of hearts and in broad daylight, a young Jewish woman was robbed of her phone. Shockingly and disappointingly, only one person on the busy street took notice and chased the thief; no one called for help or offered her any kind of assistance.
A 67-year-old man was found tied up, beaten and stabbed, inside his apartment on Albany Avenue. His death was ruled a homicide and police are investigating.
At about 3:30pm Tuesday, Shomrim received a call that a young Jewish man was attacked and hit in the face by several high school teenagers near the corner of East New York and Troy Avenues.
A police officer was shot and injured near the White Castle fast-food restaurant on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Utica Ave. in Crown Heights. Update: The officer is in stable condition, and the shooter is in custody.
The valiant crime-fighting actions taken recently by five Shomrim volunteers in apprehending two muggers was recognized by the 71st Precinct, and the volunteers received awards at Thursday’s ’71st Precinct Community Council Meeting.’
The latest car to be victimized by the wheel thieves, who are operating with impunity and devastating vehicle owners all over Crown Heights, is a brand new Honda Civic belonging to Rabbi Yehudah Clapman, a local Sofer.
On Friday night, a young man was walking home from Shul when he was knocked out cold in an unprovoked attack by an African-American man.
On Wednesday evening at about 6:30, Shomrim received a call from a woman who said there was a commotion going on near her home, located in the vicinity of Montgomery St. and Troy Ave. She said it sounded like a group of people were running and yelling.
Prosecutors today announced the arrests of 12 individuals who allegedly sold narcotics to undercover officers approximately 120 times, beginning in January 2013, often making deliveries near a middle school.
Anderson Terrell, a 35-year-old man, was found stabbed to death in his Crown Heights home on Thursday afternoon.
A Jewish home on Maple Street near Schenectady Avenue was robbed today. The robbery occurred in the span of a couple of hours during which the house was left unoccupied.
After a month-long hiatus, the Crown Heights wheel thieves are back in business. A black Lexus parked on Union St. near Albany Ave. was their latest victim.
A Crown Heights Shul was burglarized on Friday night and the thief made off with the silver crown of the Sefer Torah, tools, a guitar and other items of value.
Dov Ber Glickman, a 28-year-old Kollel yungerman, was ambushed by three assailants and stabbed in Keiv, the capitol city of Ukrain, on Friday night as he was making his way home from Shul.
In recent weeks a significant uptick in car break-ins have been noted by the 71st Precinct. Sunday morning another vehicle was burglarized on Albany Avenue. The incident was captured on surveillance video.
Surveillance video obtained by CrownHeights.info shows an African-American male entering the Bnos Menachem school bus and leaving with a pair of Tefilin.