A pistol-packing thug who robbed and shot two people in Crown Heights last week was apprehended by detectives, after he committed a third such robbery in the neighboring 73rd precinct.
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Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in shooting incidents in the city, despite a sharp decline in crime over the past two decades.
A Jewish boy was attacked on President Street by a group of 4 black teenagers, the assault bore striking similarities to last night’s incident. A Jewish man was assaulted on Nostrand Avenue by 4 or 5 black men, one of them sprayed the victim with mace.
Three teenagers attacked a Jewish man on an Albany Avenue street corner Wednesday night in a suspected ‘knockout’ attack. Police are investigating the assault as a possible hate crime.
An argument between two women on Crown Street near Kingston Avenue turned violent early this morning, when one of the women pulled a gun and shot the other twice in the leg. Both fled the scene, but the victim later walked into the emergency room at Kings County Hospital.
The 16-year-old teenager who police say was caught on surveillance video attempting to rape a woman in the stairwell of a Crown Heights building Friday night was arrested this morning.
Police are searching for a man who was caught on surveillance video attempting to rape a woman in the stairwell of a Crown Heights apartment building.
With great shock, sadness and pain we inform you of the passing of Reb Yosef Raksin, HYD, of Crown Heights, who was shot and killed while walking to Shul Shabbos morning in North Miami Beach, Florida, where he was visiting his daughter. He was 60 years old. UPDATE: Levaya and Shiva times have been added.
Shuly Labkowsi, the daughter of Reb Yosef Raksin HYD, spoke out on Motzai Shabbos, calling the murder of her father a hate crime and demanded that police investigate it as such.
Early this morning, Wednesday, at around 3:30am, two burglars broke into a car parked on Troy Avenue between Crown and Montgomery Streets. The crime was captured by the surveillance cameras of a nearby building.
Police have obtained the photo of a man who is accused of forcibly groping a 13-year-old girl on the corner of Utica Ave. and Eastern Parkway, and are asking the public’s help in identifying him.
The NYPD is searching for a suspect who shot a 24-year-old man on Montgomery St. in Crown Heights this past Motzei Shabbos.
NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating an incident where eight swastikas were drawn in the stairwell of a Crown Heights apartment building.
Police are searching for two groups of men who held up victims at gunpoint in Crown Heights this month, stealing jewelry and money. Both incidents occurred in broad daylight.
A man was arrested after shoplifting from The Marketplace grocery store in Crown Heights. Store employees followed the man around the neighborhood, and when finally calling Shomrim the man was apprehended and swiftly arrested.
The residents of a Crown Heights apartment building recently noticed that some of their mail was going missing from their mailboxes. This coincided with several instances of identity theft among the building’s residents, with fraudulent transactions worth tens of thousands of dollars – all of which were a huge headache and took many hours of effort to resolve.
Last week, a Crown Heights Jewish woman awoke in middle of the night to find a stranger standing in her bedroom. Though terrified, the woman remained calm and demanded that the stranger leave. Thankfully, the man obeyed.
A 30-year-old Queens man is in custody following a violent crime spree in Crown Heights. The incident began with a car-jacking on Eastern Parkway, escalating into a shooting near Kingston Avenue and ending with a home invasion on Sterling Place – where he was finally apprehended and his firearm was recovered.
According to data released by the NYPD, shooting incidents have increased dramatically in Crown Heights during the past few months relative to the number of incidents during the same time period last year.
A police officer was seriously injured early Sunday morning when a bicycle was thrown from the 5th floor of a Crown Heights apartment building and landed on his head.
A 23-year-old African-American man was stabbed to death on Utica Avenue in Crown Heights early Shabbos morning.