Jacob Daskal, 62, was arrested Thursday morning and charged with coercing a 15-year-old minor to engage in illicit sexual conduct.
The NYPD is searching for a pair of suspects in connection to the theft of several E-bikes in Borough Park.
A fire ripped through a synagogue in Brooklyn Wednesday.
An estimated 1.5 million New Yorkers cannot afford food, according to the New York Times. Their only lifeline is a food pantry.
Harold Tischler was taken into custody Sunday night and arraigned on Monday. He also faces unlawful imprisonment, menacing, and harassment charges.
In the view of many Orthodox Jews in New York whose areas were hit hard and early by the pandemic, city and state officials stoked tension with their handling of new restrictions.
No arrests were made overnight, said police, despite refusals to disperse and reports of violence.
Hundreds of members of the Jewish Orthodox community took to the streets of Brooklyn late Tuesday in a protest against new COVID-19 restrictions announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier in the day.
Cuomo said the severity of shutdowns would vary by proximity to hot spots. The rules will take effect no later than Friday in parts of Brooklyn and Queens, sections of Orange and Rockland counties north of the city, and an area within Binghamton near the Pennsylvania border.
Just 10 ZIP codes represent a quarter of the state's new infections in recent testing, according to the governor. A disproportionate number of new cases have come from communities home to many Orthodox Jews.
The Health Department is vowing to shut down nonessential businesses starting Tuesday if there isn't any improvement by Monday night.
A press conference from the NYC Health Department turned ugly Thursday after a protester interrupted.
New York City officials are warning that shutdowns of schools and non-essential businesses are possible in COVID hotspots.
Coronavirus infections are rising in Williamsburg, Midwood, Borough Park, and Bensonhurst in Brooklyn and in Kew Gardens and Far Rockaway in Queens.
Authorities raided an illegal bar in Brooklyn over the weekend and found nearly 300 people inside.
Two more people are dead after being shot in New York City overnight between Friday and Saturday morning.
Tensions between police and members of New York City’s Hasidic Jewish community flared again Thursday as officers interrupted a crowded funeral procession to crack down on social distancing violators.
Videos posted on social media platforms purport to show weddings and prayer groups going on as usual in heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
New York City will install 100 new security cameras in ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in an effort to prevent anti-Semitic attacks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday.
A 10-year-old boy was killed and his mother seriously injured after a New York City Sanitation Department truck hit in Queens. Later, a cement truck hit and killed a woman in Brooklyn.