A 46-year-old man was the victim of a ‘strong-arm robbery’ Wednesday night. Three suspects stole $1,280 in cash, a laptop and the victim’s SUV on Bedford Avenue.
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A recently-hired cashier at the Kol Tuv grocery store on Kingston Avenue was arrested after she was caught attempting to steal customer credit card data using a ‘skimming’ device.
A committee at Brooklyn’s Community Board 9 pushed through a vote in favor of a controversial rezoning process during a chaotic meeting Tuesday night in which police dragged out and arrested a longtime protester.
New ATM cards are on their way to several hundred Apple Bank customers whose cards were deactivated after fraudulent activity was discovered by the bank.
Kingston Ave. merchants Eber’s Liquer & Wine and Gombo’s Bakery teamed up Sunday to offer the Crown Heights community a pre-Shavuos wine and cheesecake tasting.
A large tree collapsed this morning onto several cars parked in the Eastern Parkway service lane near the corner of Albany Ave. The cars were heavily damaged in the incident, but thankfully no one was injured.
In the borough that’s outpacing Manhattan in new construction projects, Crown Heights and its southern neighbor, Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, are seeing a particularly visible building boom.
After losing the race for state assembly, Mendy Raitport still feels this was a victory and penned a letter thanking Crown Heights for their support. Already he is feeling the positive effects of the strong voter turnout, which he feels will enable our neighborhood to receive better recognition.
New York State Assembly candidate Shirley Patterson was hosted last night by a group of young professionals on a trendy rooftop in Crown Heights.
Ahead of the upcoming special elections for the New York State Assembly seat vacated by Karim Camara, Mendy Raitport received dozens of endorsements from the Crown Heights Political Action Committee as well as many community rabbis.
A 31-year-old Jewish man was assaulted by a Black man on Albany Avenue Friday night and police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.
Many people are shaking their heads at the destruction in Baltimore and wondering how anyone could burn and loot their own community. PIX11 News spoke to Richard Green, an activist in the Crown Heights African-American community, about what he believes leads protesters to stage violent riots.
After 38 years of dedicated service in the U.S. Army, Chaplain Colonel Jacob Z. Goldstein has retired. In a ceremony in the Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall at Fort Myer, Virginia, 35 army personal retired, with Col. Goldstein leading the group with his 38 years of service.
Dani Cole and Mendy Losh have made contact with family members and friends early this morning after being out of touch since Friday afternoon. Saturday a massive earthquake struck near the capital of Nepal and claimed the lives of over 2,000 people including three Americans.
In the wake of the devastating earthquake that shook Kathmandu, Nepal, over 1,800 have been reported dead, tens of thousands injured and countless more missing due to breakdowns in communications or worse. Among those missing are two Lubavitchers from Crown Heights. This post is being updated with information as it is made available.
After borrowers defaulted on a $9,400,000 mortgage, a U.S. bank has been seeking offers for the ‘note’ on 792 Eastern Parkway, the building which houses the Jewish Children’s Museum.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams declared April as “Brooklyn Landmarks Month” to honor its 21 historic districts, two interior landmarks and roughly 100 individual landmarks — from the Grand Army Plaza to the Williamsburg Savings Bank to Coney Island’s Wonder Wheel.
As we begin embracing the warmer weather by allowing our children to play outdoors and ride their bicycles, one Crown Heights family shares their memories from last year, when their 14-year-old boy miraculously walked away from what could have been a devastating accident.
A Kingston Avenue fixture passed away Friday night. Myles Rappaport, was a common sight sitting on a milk crate and collecting charity near 770, he was 72 years old.
Yesterday afternoon, an African-American teenager from a local high school drew a swastika on the property of a Jewish home in Crown Heights. When Shomrim volunteers were close to apprehending him, a few locals rushed him into an apartment building and away from the hands of justice.
Have you ever arrived at the Utica Ave-Crown Heights subway station in a hurry to board the train, only to find that the MetroCard Machine was out of order? According to a recent police report, the machine’s malfunction may not have been a mechanical error, but the work of a criminal intent on forcing you to buy an illegal ‘swipe’ through the turnstile from him.
New York City News Blog The Gothamist recently published this following article on the practice of speculative real-estate investors who incessantly try to persuade homeowners to sell their homes to them for cash.