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BY GABE HERMAN | A man used a Chelsea resident’s personal information to fraudulently purchase thousands of dollars worth of jewelry earlier this year, police said. The victim, 49, reported that on Jan. 9, around 10:30 a.m., in a residential building near W. 15th St. and Seventh Ave., he discovered that his personal information had […]

Times Sq. subway groping There was a subway groping incident inside the Times Square subway station on Sun., July 7, police said. Around 1:50 p.m., a 31-year-old woman was walking through the station’s mezzanine, when a man grabbed her buttocks. The woman started to yell and the man fled in an unknown direction. Police released […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | On Sun., July 14, police said they had made an arrest in an attempted rape in Lower Manhattan from the previous Sunday. Clarence Bradley, 23, of the Bronx, was charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree robbery and public lewdness. Police said that on Sun., July 7, around 12:45 a.m., Bradley approached […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | The big event Saturday evening was supposed to be Day Two of the summer version of “Manhattanhenge.” The sunset would perfectly align with the borough’s east-west cross streets, creating a golden canyon effect, and everyone and her cousin would snap photos of it and post them on social media. Instead a massive […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON Updated Mon., July 15, 4:52 p.m. | A Crips gang member with a long trail of violence was gunned down outside the Lillian Wald Houses in the East Village early Saturday morning, police said. On July 13, around 2:46 a.m., police responded to a 911 call for a male shot in the […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Jacob Schwartz, once a rising star in the New York Democratic Party, was sentenced Wednesday to one to three years in prison for possessing child pornography. The judge’s sentence was part of a plea deal reached after Schwartz, 31, admitted guilt on May 28 to one count of promoting sexual performance by […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | A 21-year-old student told police that on Sat., June 29, around 3 a.m., he woke up in his room in New York University’s Alumni Hall dorm, at 33 Third Ave., between E. Ninth and E. 10th Sts., to find his cell phone and credit card missing. A subsequent investigation determined that […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | There was a recent attack and mugging on a subway at Union Square, according to police. On Mon., June 24, around 3:25 a.m., a 44-year-old man boarded a Downtown 6 train. Another man then punched and kicked him several times, before taking his wallet — which contained a credit card — before […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | It was rice, beans and a beating at an Upper West Side eatery. Police are asking the public for help finding a pair of men wanted for roughing up an older man.  On June 1, around 9 p.m., two men began to argue with a 74-year-old man at La Nueva Victoria, a […]

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BY CAROLYN B. MALONEY | Last week, we lost an incredible New Yorker — an American hero — N.Y.P.D. Detective Luis Alvarez. I vowed that we would finish his last mission — to take care of the 9/11 community. On Friday, the House scheduled to finally vote to fully fund and make permanent the Sept. 11th Victim […]

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