A knife covered in dried blood was located Thursday morning and turned over to the police by Shomrim. The six-inch serrated blade is believed to be the one used in the unprovoked attack on a Crown Heights Jewish man Wednesday afternoon. Police are investigating it as a possible hate crime.
A Lubavitcher man in his 30s was stabbed in the back by an African-American man on the corner of Empire Blvd. and Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights. The attacker fled the scene and is at large. The public is asked to please say Tehillim for Yehuda Leib ben Rivkah Alta.
Today, the 30th of Shvat, marks 10 years to the cold-blooded murder of Efraim Klein, HYD, a well known and loved member of the Crown Heights Jewish community. The investigation into his murder has long since gone cold.
There’s been another slashing on a New York City subway, and terrified riders are calling for protection. This, as Police Commissioner Bill Bratton insists the subways are safe.
At around 2:00pm today, Wednesday, a USPS mailman was robbed on Carroll Street between Schenectady and Utica Avenues. The perpetrator waited for the mailman to walk up to a door, then grabbed two Amazon packages from his cart and ran off.
Rabbi Aaron Raskin, Chabad Shliach in Brooklyn Heights, says he is lucky to get away unscathed after a group of teenagers assaulted and tried to rob him.
A man and woman were shot and wounded by an assailant on Carroll Street near Utica Avenue Monday night.
New York City, home to the world’s largest Jewish population, has seen an increase of 2.5% in hate crimes and anti-Semitic incidents in 2015 according to police commissioner William Bratton.
On Friday afternoon, January 8th, in broad daylight and in the heart of Crown Heights, a Jewish family came very close to tragedy, without realizing they were in grave danger until several days later.
A delivery worker from a Crown Heights eatery was assaulted Motzai Shabbos on President Street by a group of black men.
Last night, a mugger accosted two Crown Heights women – in two separate incidents – in a bid to steal their phones. His first attempt was not successful, but his second was.
A Jewish man was stabbed with a machete on Monday morning in the French city of Marseille, French media reported. The man was attacked next to a synagogue and was lightly wounded. The attacker, a 15-year-old, was apprehended.
City and law enforcement officials are touting 2015 as the safest year on record the City of New York, with an overall decrease of 1.7% in crime citywide since the beginning of 2015, though murder, rape and robbery all saw 2 to 6 percent increases.
An early morning shooting in Crown Heights left a 27-year-old African-American man dead. The incident occurred near the ‘Albany Houses,’ notorious for being hotbeds of crime and gang activity.
A rash of minivan break-ins has been plaguing an area in Crown Heights over the past couple of weeks.
Police are investigating an unprovoked assault on an Orthodox-Jewish student of Medgar Evers college in Crown Heights as a possible hate crime.
A woman’s midnight quest for marijuana turned into a nightmare, as she was raped in a deserted alleyway by the person she agreed to meet up with.
Police are investigating the brutal beating and robbery of a 50-year-old Jewish man, which took place in the heart of the Flatbush Jewish community early Monday morning.
Yesterday evening, a Jewish teenager in Crown Heights called 911 and reported that he had been the victim of a hate crime. Police responded by swiftly arresting and charging the suspected perpetrator, but later discovered to their chagrin that the whole thing had been made up.
A black Honda belonging to a Jewish resident of Crown Heights, which was parked on New York Ave. near the corner of President Street, was the latest victim of the mysterious wheel thieves who have been operating with impunity and devastating vehicle owners all over the neighborhood over the last couple of years.
A suspected drunk driver slammed into a Mitzvah Tank and a parked police car late Wednesday evening after coming off the Manhattan Bridge in Chinatown.
Miami-Dade police have arrested a 15-year-old teenager in connection with the Shabbos morning murder of R’ Yosef Raksin HYD in August of 2014.