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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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BY GABE HERMAN | Cops are still looking for the firebug who tried to torch the Masonic Hall in Chelsea on Tuesday night. Around 11:45 p.m. on Oct. 8, in front of the building at 46 West 24 St., at Sixth Avenue, police said that a man threw an “incendiary device” at the unoccupied building, causing […]

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Stick-up in front of City Hall  Cops are looking for a man who robbed a victim at gunpoint in front of City Hall over the weekend. The victim told the First Precinct he was sitting on a park bench in front of City Hall on Oct. 5, talking with friends, when a man sitting to […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Police are looking for a man who broke into the Karma Lounge in the East Village last week. Law enforcement sources said the main gained entry into the office of the hookah bar at 51 First Ave., between East 3rd and 4th Streets, at around 3:55 a.m. on Oct. 3. Once […]

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