crime

Has Curtailment of "Stop-and-Frisk" Caused Ditmas Park's Rising Crime?

standard Has Curtailment of “Stop-and-Frisk” Caused Ditmas Park’s Rising Crime?

With a rising crime wave sweeping Ditmas Park, many residents have become guarded, and police are out in force. Some residents have speculated that striking economic inequality plus a wave of new, wealthier arrivals to the area have triggered crime. But lifelong resident Jonathan J. Judge, […]

(UPDATED) Tripped Up in Prospect Park! Family-Man Cyclist Injured by Rope Trap; Motives Unknown

standard (UPDATED) Tripped Up in Prospect Park! Family-Man Cyclist Injured by Rope Trap; Motives Unknown

UPDATE: We received the following information from Yisroel Pupko: “It’s been confirmed as a crime. The deputy inspector and sergeant were very helpful in getting it switched over.” A mischievous rope trap in Prospect Park was a local cyclist’s undoing. “My friend and I drove to the […]

Midwood Man Convicted of Beating Wife to Death After She Made Wrong Dinner

standard Midwood Man Convicted of Beating Wife to Death After She Made Wrong Dinner

Defendant Faces Up To 25 Years To Life In Prison At Sentencing A Midwood man was convicted of second-degree murder of his wife at a bench trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court Thursday. Noor Hussein, a seventy-five year-old Pakistani immigrant, was found to have beaten his sixty-six year-old wife […]