A notorious package thief has be caught again – this time red handed – by an alert Shomrim volunteer.
The home of a Jewish family in Crown Heights was burglarized over Shabbos, the thief made off with electronics and silverware.
A 62-year-old Lubavitcher man was injured after being stabbed by a man yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ in Strasbourg, France. The victim was identified as Shalom Ber Levy, who is a longstanding member of the Chabad-Lubavitch community in Strasbourg and father of Chabad Shluchim in France and Israel.
A pair of violent muggers went on a robbery spree on Sunday night in Crown Heights, committing a string of five robberies (up from the initially reported three) in the span of a few hours. This morning, police announced charges against one of them.
A whimsically painted converted school bus used by Crown Heights-based Leviticus Studios to peddle their artwork around town was vandalized last night, when someone slashed the vehicle’s tires with a knife.
The frightening moment a Yeshiva student was robbed at knifepoint by two perpetrators on Albany Ave. and Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights Sunday night was vividly caught on surveillance video, which was obtained by CrownHeights.info.
Last night at around 12:20am, Crown Heights Shomrim received a call from a Yeshiva student from Israel who was the victim of an attempted robbery at knifepoint while on his way back to his dormitory. The same duo mugged two others and made off with cash and cell phones.
Two explosive devices went off within seconds of each other outside the homes of two Chabad rabbis in Rockland County Tuesday night, and the chairman of the county’s legislature is blaming a “climate of hate” fostered by the county executive.
More than two dozen alleged gang members were busted for killing a rival and conspiring to murder others in a Crown Heights turf war, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
Police have arrested a 14-year-old teenager in connection with the attempted theft of a bicycle where he pointed a gun at a store owner.
An enraged man went on a vandalism spree, damaging the mirrors on two parked vans, after an apparent argument with a woman on Kingston Avenue.
At around 2:00pm on Satuday afternoon, police found the dead body of a 35-year-old woman in Brower Park, located on Kingston Ave. and Park Place in Crown Heights, adjacent to the Brooklyn Children’s Museum.
A shopkeeper and his worker interrupted a brazen robbery attempt in front of their store and the would be thief, who appeared to be no older than 14 years- old, pulled a gun on them before fleeing.
A deliveryman was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Saturday night in Crown Heights, and remains in the hospital in critical condition.
A crew of men robbing neighborhood businesses at gunpoint hit up two more spots in Crown Heights, bringing the total number of stick-ups in one week to five, police said.
Jewish students and alumni at the University of Southern California (USC) expressed shock and rallied around the Chabad Jewish center after an overnight burglary earlier this week. Dozens of supportive messages were posted on social media, while benefactors immediately contributed several thousand dollars to help recoup the damage.
Gun-toting thieves robbed a laundromat, restaurant and smoke shop in Crown Heights this week in a series of commercial robberies that police believe are linked.
A suspect was wounded after being shot by police officers in Crown Heights early Sunday morning. Police were responding to calls for shots fired and upon arriving on scene observed a man with a gun in his hand.
Surveillance video has emerged in connection with a tire slashing spree, which is being investigated as a possible hate. In the video the suspect is seen brazenly stabbing at the tires of multiple cars, even as people walk by.
Over two dozen vehicles in Crown Heights – mostly belonging to members of the Jewish community – had their tires slashed late on Friday night. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
A Crown Heights homeowner sent us this video, captured by a surveillance camera, of a package being stolen off the porch of his Montgomery Street home.
Dion James, 30, was trying to protect his wife from an angry gunman when he was shot twice in the back on Sunday morning in Crown Heights.