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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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19th Precinct   Account cleaned out When an Upper East Side man let a maid into his home, he wasn’t expecting that she would clean out his bank account. The 33-year-old hired a woman from Maid Sailors Cleaning services to tidy up his apartment. When he let the woman into his home on the morning […]

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First Precinct Police are searching for a man accused of allegedly grabbing a 21-year-old woman’s buttocks in front of 44 Beaver St. around 8 a.m. on Tues., March 19. The groper is described as a slim, dark-skinned male, between 5-feet-9-inches and 5-feet-11-inches tall and 180 to 200 pounds, with a mustache and partial goatee. He […]

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Traffic panic On Sat., March 30, around 10 p.m., an officer observed a man standing on Ninth Ave. and intentionally blocking traffic while yelling obscenities, police said. The incident occurred in front of 535 Ninth Ave., between W. 39th and W. 40th Sts. The man reportedly started to follow the officer and repeatedly threatened the […]

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Sixth Precinct    13th St. stabbing Police are searching for a suspect believed to have stabbed a 38-year-old man near the corner of W. 13th St. and Broadway around 6:40 p.m. on Feb. 20. Cops say the alleged stabber approached the victim and then jabbed him once in the torso with a cutting instrument. E.M.S. […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | An Upper East Side police officer found a missing teen by using a gaming app. On Sat., March 23, around 9:20 p.m., the boy’s parents reported that their teenage son was missing. Officers Strebel and Durney from the 19th Precinct responded to the family’s home, at 68th St. and Madison Ave. The […]

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BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | Police have made an arrest in the fatal stabbing on Mon., March 25, around 8:47 p.m., in front of 1115 F.D.R. Drive, near E. 11th St., at the Jacob Riis Houses. Responding officers found a 27-year-old man with a stab wound to the stomach. E.M.S. medics transported the victim to Bellevue […]

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