Four members of an Eastern European organized crime family have been busted for torching a Brooklyn building housing a rival poker game that was stealing their clients, authorities said Wednesday.
Borough Park, NY – Authorities have released the names of the couple who lost their lives in an early morning fire that raced through their Borough Park home.
New York – Police believe a fire that destroyed an abandoned lower East Side synagogue that once housed the city’s oldest Orthodox Jewish congregation was deliberately set.
A three-alarm fire broke out on Sunday night at a 19th Century synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
A fire raged through the roof of a Brooklyn synagogue Thursday morning during the holy week of Passover, officials said.
A retired city firefighter who wants to lead his union has posted a slew of racist, sexist and anti-Semitic rants on his Facebook page including one in which he calls an Orthodox couple who lost seven children in a Brooklyn fire “dirty bastards.”
Kew Gardens Hills, NY – A fire has raged through more than a dozen storefronts on a block in New York City, injuring three firefighters.
One person was killed and five others injured – including two firefighters – when a massive fire ripped through a five-story Upper East Side apartment building early Thursday, according to reports.
An explosion in a Bronx drug lab killed a firefighter Tuesday morning, sources said.
The mystery over the fire that gutted a Christian Orthodox church in Manhattan took the strangest turn yet when a Serbian newspaper accused former Gambino enforcer John Alite of torching the cathedral, an allegation he called “ridiculous.”