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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police on Mon., April 22, announced an arrest in last December’s killing of a Village resident inside his Bedford St. home. Police said Clinton R. Martin, 45, of Jersey City, N.J., was arrested and charged with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the slaying. On Sun., Dec. […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Tenth Precinct officers say their response times for local complaints have been faster since the city started giving every officer on the force an iPhone starting in early 2018. Speaking at the precinct’s Build The Block meeting in Chelsea on April 16, Neighborhood Coordination Officers Samuel Baez-Veras and Ricardo Roman said the […]

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Sixth Precinct   Meatpack perps Police are currently searching for two men suspected in two separate muggings on Thurs., March 21, and Sun., March 24. The first robbery reportedly took place around 3:40 a.m. near W. 13th and Washington Sts. in the Meatpacking District. The pair of perps are alleged to have approached a 34-year-old […]

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20th Precinct   Glass grab An Upper West Sider found a surprising piece of his car missing one recent Thursday morning. On March 28, at 9 a.m., an elderly owner of a black 2019 Mercedes-Benz checked on his car parked at the southeast corner of Riverside Drive and W. 73rd St. Once the 85-year-old reached […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for a recent public lewdness incident on the subway in Midtown. The incident occurred Tues., April 2, at 7:20 p.m., according to police. A 31-year-old woman told police she was on an Uptown N train at the W. 57th St. […]

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10th Precinct ‘Dr. K’ robbery   There was a theft last Wednesday inside the Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground, at 317 W. 16th St., between Eighth and Ninth Aves., police said. On April 3, at 11:15 a.m., a 21-year-old man was playing basketball and left his property unattended, including an iPhone 7 Plus, a passport, […]

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Ninth Precinct   Niagara theft Police said that on Sun., Feb. 17, around 2 a.m., one or more individuals entered Niagara Bar, at 120 Avenue A, and removed three credit cards from inside a 26-year-old woman’s bag and fled. Later that day, the victim discovered that all three cards had been used in different areas in […]

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BY ROSE ADAMS AND RICO BURNEY |   TALKS “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?”: New Yorker writer Patricia Marx and cartoonist Roz Chast speak about their new book “Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?” a collection of Marx’s mother’s one-liners illustrated by […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A fire broke out in the basement of Fairway supermarket on the afternoon on Mon., April 1, according to the Fire Department. Firefighters rushed to the famed Upper West Side grocery store at 2131 Broadway, between 74th and 75th Sts., after a fire alarm was pulled at 1:27 p.m. The first to […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Anyone that has visited the 19th Precinct’s Twitter feed knows that it is something special. Run-of-the-mill photos of award ceremonies, community meetings and officer retirement announcements are made more lively with snappy headlines and puns. The feed is peppered with funny snapshots staged by officers or officer selfies with community members. […]

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