Police say Sharee Jones, 39, was caught on surveillance video pouring gasoline in a straight line and lighting it on fire outside of the Yeshiva of Flatbush Thursday evening.
The victim was riding a northbound J train when the suspect approached him, began yelling anti-gay slurs, and punched him in the face.
The police have arrested a man in connection with the dog-mauling death of a young boy in Flatbush, Brooklyn.
Authorities say the suspects boasted about their criminal actions on social media, directing acts of violence and taking credit for shooting
Officials say someone defaced the 6-foot sculpture located at Flatbush Junction with spray paint.
The six-foot-tall statue will stand at Flatbush Junction for several weeks before being moved to Union Square in Manhattan.
Masbia executive director Alexander Rappaport said families who are food insecure deserve to be able to properly celebrate the Jewish holidays.
A police officer shot and wounded a man who rushed at officers but did not have a gun, according to Chief of Department Terence Monahan.
The NYPD says it has suspended an officer for allegedly using his patrol car's loudspeaker to blast a message of support for President Donald Trump.
An estimated 1.5 million New Yorkers cannot afford food, according to the New York Times. Their only lifeline is a food pantry.
New York City will celebrate the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by naming a building after her in Brooklyn, the borough of her birth, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday.
Dzenan Camovic was indicted on state charges including attempted aggravated murder and federal charges including theft and unlawful possession of a firearm.
As a disturbing spate of shootings continues to rattle New York City, the mayor and the police commissioner called on the state to reopen some courts so that the backlog of gun and shootings cases could be eased.
A 12-year-old boy and a 69-year-old- man were killed in an early morning apartment fire in Flatbush, Brooklyn, according to fire officials.
Police want to find two people seen in video attacking police inside a police cruiser in Flatbush during protests.
Seven people were shot and injured in three separate shootings in Brooklyn within a span of 10 minutes, said police.
The FBI has joined the investigation into the ambush on a police officer with a knife in Brooklyn. The officer was on an anti-looting patrol Wednesday in Flatbush when a man walked up behind him and stabbed him in the neck. Two other officers were injured in a struggle that ensued.
The NYPD wants to find the man seen on security video taking a swing at someone standing outside a building in Flatbush.
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is offering free admission on weekdays through the end of February. That means a family or other group could save a lot of money.
Authorities say one man is dead and seven people are injured after an early morning fire in Brooklyn.