| Apr 13, 2010
| 1:30 PM
BROOKLYN -- Rabbi Baruch Lebovits, 59, the wealthy owner of a travel agency in Borough Park, Brooklyn, was hit Monday with a lengthy prison term for sexually abusing a then-16 year old teenager from his neighborhood.
Lebovits, a father of seven...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 3:44 PM
A Borough Park man known locally and on the Internet as the "Flying Rabbi," is taking Jimmy Kimmel to court after the the late-night talk show host featured him in a comedic spoof of Lebron James.
The short that ran in August on Jimmy Kimmel Live,...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 11:06 AM
Eighteen members of the Latin Kings street gang's " Borough Park Homicide Squad", have been indicted after two apartments were set on fire during a feud.
"These so-called 'Latin Kings' do not rule the streets of Brooklyn, but they may each find...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 4:50 PM
Yoseph Robinson turned away from a life touched by crime only to die trying to stop a crime. Today was his funeral.
Under slate grey Brooklyn skies Robinson's family, friends and members of his community gathered for his funeral, filling to standing room...
| Aug 30, 2010
| 4:05 PM
An armed bank robber was nabbed Monday in a Brooklyn alley following a failed robbery, carjacking and a street chase involving a Jewish neighborhood patrol, according to New York City police.
The suspect -- identified as a 39-year-old male -- first hit...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 7:10 AM
Police say four members of a Jewish security patrol in Brooklyn are recovering after being shot by a suspicious man in a car. The suspect also was wounded by a bullet police say he fired.
The members of the Orthodox Shomrim group were following him in...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 12:13 PM
An off-duty NYPD officer opened fire on a Brooklyn man early Thursday morning after police say the suspect wrestled a firearm from another off-duty police officer.
According to authorities, the shooting happened at around 4 a.m. in the vicinity of...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 6:07 PM
They are a volunteer force on the streets of Williamsburg, usually praised, now on the defense after reports that the Kings County Safety Patrol, also known as the Shomrim, target minorities unfairly.
"We are out to help here. It doesn't matter color,"...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 1:20 PM
Cops are searching for a young boy from Brooklyn who went missing after leaving school Monday.
The NYPD is asking for any help in locating 8-year-old Leibby Kleztky of Borough Park.
Kleztky, 4-feet tall and 50 lbs., was reported missing after not...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 1:07 AM
A two-state investigation is now underway to figure out why a Brooklyn man kidnapped, murdered and dismembered a 9-year-old boy with autism who was lost and trying to find his way home, NYPD detectives said Wednesday.
According to NYPD Commissioner...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 5:28 PM
As people attempted to process news of the horrific kidnapping and dismemberment of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy, those who knew the victim and his accused killer reacted.
Alleged killer Levi Aron worked for Michael Panzer at Empire State Supply, who said,...