A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his grandmother, whose body was found wrapped in a blanket on the sidewalk outside her Crown Heights home yesterday, Thursday.
The body of a dead woman was found wrapped in a blanket on the sidewalk of Union Street near Troy Avenue in Crown Heights. The woman appears to have been murdered, and police say a person of interest is in custody.
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Rabbi Zvi Zwiebel stepped out of the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center at Virginia Tech on Shabbos afternoon to get some fresh air. He was met with nearly 100 hand-drawn swastikas emblazoned on leaflets littered across the front lawn, still dry in the light afternoon rain.
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An African-American teenager posing as a customer ordered food from a Crown Heights restaurant. When the delivery man arrived at the address given, he handed over the food and asked for payment. Instead of receiving money, he was brutally beaten and robbed. Part of the attack was caught on surveillance video.
A man was attacked and stabbed multiple times in a “special needs housing space” in the basement of a Lefferts Avenue home in Crown Heights. The incident arose from a dispute between two roommates, say witnesses.
A Jewish woman was assaulted and her purse was stolen while she was walking on Crown Street on Monday evening.
Some 42 tombstones were discovered toppled over in a Jewish Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, but police and cemetery managers say it was not vandalism. Despite this local elected officials are calling for an investigation.
Bomb threats made against Chabad institutions, Jewish Community Centers and the ADL have been a weekly occurrence since January, and have been terrorizing communities across the states. An unsealed indictment revealed that the FBI has arrested a disgraced journalist in connection with these threats.
A 28-year-old Crown Heights man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 55-year-old Michael Sampson during the J’Ouvert celebration that was held in advance of the 2014 West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights.
Just one week after news of a shocking vandalism of a Jewish cemetery in S. Louis surfaced, another such incident occurred and this time in a Philadelphia Jewish cemetery where dozens of headstones were knocked over.
A man was arrested after an alert resident spotted him walking out of his neighbor’s apartment with a large bag over his shoulder.
A Jewish woman was violently assaulted and injured Tuesday evening after she attempted to come to the aid of a non-Jewish woman who was being attacked by a deranged man.
A dog took a bullet for his best friend — and survived — after a trio of robbers jumped his master on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights.
Surveillance video reportedly captured in Brooklyn reveals the latest innovation by armed robbers to get into victims’ homes: a young woman rings the bell pretending to be a salesperson with something to offer. When the door is opened, two men come up from behind her, brandish a weapon, and force their way into the home.
A cleaning lady was arrested Friday afternoon after her employer recently discovered that she had been stealing from her. Among the items taken was jewelry, cash, makeup and even clothing. Collaboration between Shomrim and local Neighborhood Coordination Officers from the 71st Precinct led to the arrest.
An 11-year-old African-American boy randomly accosted three Jewish teenagers and assaulted two of them this afternoon in Crown Heights. Update: The perpetrator was charged with a hate crime.
A group of teenage boys shoved a teenage girl onto the subway tracks before assaulting and robbing her, police said. The incident took place at around 8:00pm last night, Sunday, at the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights.
A brazen act of vandalism occurred on Shabbos at a Las Vegas Chabad synagogue, when a suspect carved a swastika into a marble pillar while the afternoon services were taking place inside. The incident was captured on surveillance video.
A Jewish man was robbed at gunpoint on Friday night in Far Rockaway by a thief who made him take off his clothes before fleeing with them.
A drunk suspected be under the influence of drugs or alcohol crashed into one car, then into second car while attempting to flee the scene. Instead, he fled on foot, leaving behind a car that police believe may have been stolen.
A security guard working in front of a Jewish girls’ school in Crown Heights was menaced with a gun by a man in a vehicle as she was assisting with dismissal. The man shouted anti-Jewish remarks before driving away.
A car driven deliberately into a crowded pedestrian shopping plaza by a crazed man killed three people and critically injured scores more. Over the weekend two more succumbed to their wounds, while the Jewish community mourned the death of Thalia Hakin, a 10-year-old student in Beth Rivkah Ladies College.