August 24th, 2011
Police are searching for two men in connection to a brutal rape over the weekend.
An NYPD spokesman told BushwickBK that two Hispanic men attacked and raped an unidentified woman near the corner of Jefferson Street and Evergreen Avenue Saturday morning…READ MORE »
August 5th, 2011
A small electrical fire erupted in a three-story building at 107 Troutman Street around 4:30 PM Wednesday, partially damaging the exterior of the building.
James White, who lives nearby, told BushwickBK that firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. Afterward, they…READ MORE »
August 4th, 2011
Police arrested a Bushwick teen in connection with a recent wheelchair purse snatching.
18-year-old Cody Santiago was sought by police one day after surveillance footage showed him snatching a purse off the lap of 78-year-old Catalina Mateo who…READ MORE »
August 3rd, 2011
Police released surveillance footage of a callous mugger who stole an elderly wheelchair-bound woman’s purse.
According to the NYPD press office, the victim was on Bleecker Street near Wyckoff Avenue around 1PM on July 20th when a man snatched…READ MORE »
July 20th, 2011
A bitter tenant-landlord feud ended July 8 after a roof collapse forced residents to evacuate a Cornelia Street rowhouse, which will conveniently clear the way for the owner to begin long-planned renovation work.
Neighbors cite dangerous living conditions in the…READ MORE »
July 7th, 2011
Neighborhood coffee shop Kávé was burglarized last week in what employees are calling an inside job.
According to a barista that spoke with BushwickBK, a disgruntled ex-employee of Balthazar Bakery, which delivers pastries to the coffee shop, stole…READ MORE »
June 30th, 2011
Thieves burglarized a local textile factory earlier this month, stealing copper pipes, and the 83rd Precinct is now looking for help identifying the culprits.
According to the NYPD press office, three men were caught on surveillance cameras breaking into…READ MORE »
June 24th, 2011
A continuing city crackdown on illegally converted apartments netted yet another area building.
The Department of Buildings and Fire Department arrived Wednesday afternoon and kicked out some residents of 401 Onderdonk Avenue after a tenant called the DOB to…READ MORE »
June 22nd, 2011
It was pandemonium at a Broadway supermarket this afternoon after a teen shot himself in the leg.
According to a Food Bazaar security guard the teen was standing in-front of the store at 21 Manhattan Avenue at Broadway when he…READ MORE »
June 18th, 2011
An angry neighbor nearly blinded a couple’s dog after shooting up their yard with a paintball gun.
“I heard the tat-tat-tat-tat and then my dogs started crying,” said Pete Wojcik about the Wednesday morning attack on his two pitbulls, Baby…READ MORE »