A brutal Crown Heights mugger who robbed and shot at one Jewish man, shot a teenaged girl three times at pointblank range when she said she didn’t have any money, and attempted to rob a third woman – all in the vicinity of Kingston Avenue and Maple Street in February of 2015 – was sentenced to 55 years to life in prison for the crimes.
A group of eight people forced their way into and robbed a Family Dollar located on the corner of Atlantic and Ralph Avenues on the northeastern edge of Crown Heights.
The NYPD has released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in connection with the incident where a swastika was spray-painted on a sidewalk in Crown Heights.
A CrownHeights.info reader submitted photos of a Swastika that was spray-painted on a sidewalk on a block predominantly populated by Jewish residents, located just around the corner from the 71st Police Precinct. Police are now investigating the incident as a hate crime.
A man who broke into dozens of cars and stole up to thousands of dollars’ worth of items over the course of the past month was apprehended and taken into custody early this morning, thanks to the dedicated hard work of Shomrim volunteers and NYPD officers from the 71st Precinct.
A man was shot to death last night on Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place in Crown Heights, and police say the suspect is still on the loose.
According to preliminary data published Tuesday by the New York Police Department, crime in the Big Apple continued to drop again this year, with October being the safest month in the city since CompStat records began to be recorded.
A sign identifying the Chabad Jewish student center at Texas A&M University was vandalized and then stolen.
A 15-year-old teen was apprehended and arrested Motzei Shabbos after he mugged a Jewish women and took her cellphone. This despite the unfortunate best efforts of two cops, who subjected the victim to repeated questioning in an apparent effort to make her doubt herself.
Police have arrested two individuals in connection with the repeated vandalism of a controversial Eruv which encompasses Crown Heights.
A man is fighting for his life after he was shot twice on President Street, as hundreds of local residents were returning home from synagogues following the holiday of Sukkot and Simchas Torah.
Four suspects have been arrested in connection with the brutal beating and robbery of Rabbi Mendel Deutsch, police in Zhitomir, Ukraine say that the four – two men and two women – were arrested and charged in connection with the brutal incident which occurred two weeks ago.
A man who is likely behind a string of car burglaries in Crown Heights was arrested early Tuesday morning after police found him sleeping inside a vehicle.
A Chabad House in Montreal’s Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighborhood was broken into early Friday morning and had its handmade charity box stolen. According to police, the same thing happened at a Chabad in Côte-St-Luc two weeks ago.
A Chabad House in South Florida was the target of vandals who sprayed obscene and hateful messages on the eve of Rosh Hashana.
An unprovoked assault on a Jewish woman in Crown Heights Sunday evening is being investigated by the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force as a possible bias incident.
A suspect under arrest bolted from police custody last night in Crown Heights. He was recaptured shortly afterwards.
An explosion rocked a midtown Manhattan street on Saturday night — injuring at least 29 people, blowing out windows and sending scores of panicked pedestrians running for their lives.
Thousands of NYPD officers and light towers did not deter the violence at last night’s J’ouvert festivals, where two people were shot dead and another four were injured from gunshots and stabbings.
The NYPD arrested 34 people along the J’Ouvert parade route in an effort to prevent another deadly celebration this year.
A drive-by shooting left one man dead and two others wounded in Crown Heights. The incident occurred at around 10:30pm Thursday night on Saint Marks Avenue near New York Avenue, about six short blocks away from Monday’s West Indian/Labor Day parade route.
A notorious package thief has be caught again – this time red handed – by an alert Shomrim volunteer.