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 BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | The decomposing body found in a Midtown manhole could belong to a man who stumbled in while drunk and fell to his death, abc7 reported. Verizon workers found a decomposing body in the manhole at West 58th Street and Eighth Avenue after popping off the cover to do cable work early […]

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The following are notable crimes in the 6th Precinct: Subway perv masturbates in front of woman at West Fourth Street Police are looking for a creep who they say masturbated in front of a woman in the West 4 Street subway station. On Friday, Sept. 20, around 2 p.m., a 47-year-old woman entered the station’s […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted for forcibly touching a young woman last month. At 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 20, a man grabbed a 23-year-old woman’s buttocks from behind and then placed his hands on her waist as she walked near Lexington Avenue and East […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Grand larcenies have skyrocketed 50 percent from the previous year in Chelsea, according to the NYPD’s 10th Precinct. Police officers met with local residents on Oct. 8 to discuss issues that included drug activity and quality of life issues related to homelessness, and said that the increases in grand larcenies are, in part, […]

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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Detectives are investigating an early-morning shooting in Kips Bay on Sunday in which a 29-year-old man took a bullet to his stomach. Cops said the gunshot rang out at 2 a.m. on Oct. 13 in the area of Second Avenue and East 34th Street. According to law enforcement sources, the man […]

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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Two crooks who ambushed and assaulted a plainclothes police officer on duty on the West Side street Thursday afternoon remain at large, according to police. The NYPD released on Friday night video footage of the suspects behind the Oct. 10 assault, which took place at 5:40 p.m. in the area of […]

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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Cops need the public’s help in finding a pugilistic robber who beat up a 19-year-old man at a train station in Midtown earlier this month. Law enforcement sources said the beating took place at 1:10 p.m. on Oct. 4 on the Queens-bound platform of the 7th Avenue station, located below 7th […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A large stretch of the West Side Highway is getting a lower speed limit as part of an effort to improve traffic safety under the Vision Zero program, officials announced on Oct. 10. Starting Oct. 12, the speed limit will drop from 35 mph to 30 mph from Battery Place up […]

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BY LEE BERMAN | I am outraged at the Oct. 5 mass homicide in Chinatown—and am furious that neither the mayor, our local or state elected officials or even our community boards will be called out as being complicit in the murder of four defenseless people. A modern civilized society does not allow its most […]

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BY ROBERT POZARYCKI | Police need the public’s help finding a man who sexually assaulted a woman on the R train in Midtown Manhattan last month. The NYPD released on Oct. 10 a cellphone photo of the perpetrator involved in the Sept. 4 incident, which occurred at 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 4 on a Queens-bound […]

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