An arrest has been made by the NYPD over the break-in to a Chabad synagogue in Flatbush and the subsequent assault and robbery of its caretaker.
A pair of thieves broke into a Chabad synagogue in Flatbush, Brooklyn, and while searching for valuables they happened upon the caretaker, whom they beat and robbed – even forcing him to open the safe of the Aron Kodesh. Update: $6,000 reward posted for information leading to arrests.
A yellow school bus was torched late Sunday night outside a public school in Crown Heights.
In a kind gesture, a Crown Heights Jewish man offered a cigarette to a stranger who approached him and asked for one. Instead of a thank you, he was beaten and robbed.
An NYPD detective at the 71st Precinct has been arrested and charged in connection with four separate incidents of exposing himself to children near his home on Long Island, the local police department announced today, Monday.
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of his grandmother, whose body was found wrapped in a blanket on the sidewalk outside her Crown Heights home yesterday, Thursday.
The body of a dead woman was found wrapped in a blanket on the sidewalk of Union Street near Troy Avenue in Crown Heights. The woman appears to have been murdered, and police say a person of interest is in custody.
Rabbi Zvi Zwiebel stepped out of the Chabad Librescu Jewish Student Center at Virginia Tech on Shabbos afternoon to get some fresh air. He was met with nearly 100 hand-drawn swastikas emblazoned on leaflets littered across the front lawn, still dry in the light afternoon rain.
An African-American teenager posing as a customer ordered food from a Crown Heights restaurant. When the delivery man arrived at the address given, he handed over the food and asked for payment. Instead of receiving money, he was brutally beaten and robbed. Part of the attack was caught on surveillance video.
A man was attacked and stabbed multiple times in a “special needs housing space” in the basement of a Lefferts Avenue home in Crown Heights. The incident arose from a dispute between two roommates, say witnesses.
A Jewish woman was assaulted and her purse was stolen while she was walking on Crown Street on Monday evening.
Some 42 tombstones were discovered toppled over in a Jewish Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, but police and cemetery managers say it was not vandalism. Despite this local elected officials are calling for an investigation.
Bomb threats made against Chabad institutions, Jewish Community Centers and the ADL have been a weekly occurrence since January, and have been terrorizing communities across the states. An unsealed indictment revealed that the FBI has arrested a disgraced journalist in connection with these threats.
A 28-year-old Crown Heights man has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter for fatally shooting 55-year-old Michael Sampson during the J’Ouvert celebration that was held in advance of the 2014 West Indian Day Parade in Crown Heights.
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.