Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

Covering: Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst

BB gun-wielding thief attempts to rob store

Crime: Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Senior to city: Sell me the parking spot in front of my home!

A disabled activist wants the city to rent him the space in front of his Bay Ridge building. Comment

Adelphi employee arrested for child assault

An administrator allegedly roughed up a 12-year-old, parents charge Comment

Jerk steals coat from woman on Third Avenue

Crime: The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

All aboard! Golden wants city to fund southern Brooklyn ferry service

State Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) wants the city to expand ferry routes to southern Brooklyn, but a city report says it would be a losing proposition. Comment

Former community affairs cop admits to running guns

Police Officer Marco Venezia, a Bay Ridge community affairs officer, was honored by the community repeatedly — but no one knew that he was running guns on the side. Comment

NYPD bruise! Off-duty cop in Kettle Black brawl betrayed the badge, defense lawyers say

Attorneys representing Daniel Golden — state Senator Marty Golden’s nephew — say an off-duty officer in the fight sparked the 2010 melee, then tried to hide evidence of his guilt. Comment

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