The Brooklyn district attorney's office says 41 members of a violent gang have been indicted.A video shows one of the gang members brazenly walking down a street with a shotgun in his hand. … Full Article
A Hasidic rabbi who has campaigned against the sexual abuse of children in his community was attacked in Williamsburg on Tuesday afternoon, reportedly by a man who threw bleach in his face. … Full Article
A respected religious counselor in New York's ultra-orthodox Jewish community was convicted Monday of repeatedly sexually abusing a young girl who had come to him with questions about her faith. … Full Article
SL Green Realty Corp., owner of the iconic Downtown Brooklyn commercial building at 16 Court St., reports it has signed an agreement to acquire a newly completed but vacant residential building in Williamsburg.
A young girl with questions about her ultra-Orthodox Jewish religion was sent to a respected counselor to help her back on a path of faith. Prosecutors say the girl was instead molested by the man for years behind a locked office door starting when she was just 12. … Full Article