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.
In a major twist today, Tuesday, Florida Prosecutors have dropped the charges against a man accused of killing Rabbi Yosef Raksin HYD, who was visiting daughter in North Miami Beach, Florida.
On Friday night, NYPD officers caught a recidivist car burglar rummaging through a Jewish-owned car he had broken into in the heart of Crown Heights. The thief, Charvis McCracken, 45, was caught red-handed inside the vehicle only three months after he was arrested for car burglary and possession of a loaded gun.
For the second time in as many days, the Chabad Center of South Orlando, Florida, has been evacuated over a bomb threat made over the phone.
At around 2:30pm this afternoon, an emotionally disturbed man walked into 770 with a plastic knife in his hand, and began to act rowdy and belligerently towards other worshipers.
On Sunday, the first day of Chanukah, at around 9:00am, a public Menorah erected by local Chabad Shliach Rabbi Mendel Goldberg on the main boardwalk of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, was found vandalized and broken into pieces.
Chabad of Prospect Heights’ two Menorahs were vandalized over Chanukkah. The branches were broken and the wires cut. One Menorah was located at the Park Slope Playground between 5th and 6th ave. and the other at Underhill Playground.
A 6-foot tall menorah was stolen from Washington Square Park in San Francisco over the weekend. It was last seen on Friday, December 23, by Rabbi Peretz Mochkin of the North Beach Chabad.
A 14-year-old teenager was arrested late Thursday night in connection with two robberies of Jewish woman at knifepoint in Crown Heights.
Three Jewish women were the victims of mugging attacks in separate incidents throughout Sunday afternoon and evening in Crown Heights. One victim had her purse stolen with over $3,000 worth of jewelry, while the other two victims were held up at knifepoint.