NYPD

Suspected Subway Shooter Caught in the East Village [Updated]

Last modified April 14, 2022 at 2:13 pm

The man suspected with carrying out the largest attack on the city subway system in years was caught yesterday thanks to a visit to the McDonald’s on First Avenue in the East Village. Frank R. James, who law enforcement officials suspect of shooting at least ten people in a Brooklyn subway station, was arrested in […]

Filed Under

Streets

A Show of Strength and Mourning As NYPD Responds to Domestic Dispute Call on Elizabeth Street in Little Italy

Last modified January 26, 2022 at 7:10 am

A man armed with a knife threatened his family in an Elizabeth Street apartment, then barricaded himself, cops said. At approximately 12:30pm on Monday, sources said the assailant menaced his family inside 239 Elizabeth – allegedly with a knife – then barricaded inside another room. Officers from the 5th Precinct arrived in good time, and entered the […]

Filed Under

City Defies Court Order with Round-the-Clock Weekend Tree Cutting in East River Park

Posted December 13, 2021 at 5:00 am

This past weekend was one of broken limbs and court orders in East River Park. The city defied the temporary restraining order to cease resiliency work – mandated by the highest court in New York State in the ongoing community lawsuit – the last three days by arriving early morning to chainsaw the trees. #EastRiverPark @NYCParks […]

Filed Under

Lower East Side Gets its First Annual Holiday Parade

Posted December 9, 2021 at 5:06 am

This holiday season, an annual tradition is beginning for the Lower East Side. A local holiday parade complete with vintage fire truck. The Pacemakers, New York’s senior-citizen’s dance team, in partnership with the NYPD and the FDNY Foundation, are producing this inaugural event. It’ll feature Santa, Mrs. Claus, a Chanukah celebrant, and a Kwanzaa celebrant stop […]

Streets

LES Father Charged in Toddler Son’s Death After Drugs Found in System

Posted December 2, 2021 at 5:04 am

Police arrested a Lower East Side man yesterday in connection with the death of his 22-month-old son who had drugs in his system, according to the NYPD. The city’s medical examiner determined last month that the toddler – Charles Rosa-Velloso – suffered acute intoxication from fentanyl and cocaine. Police subsequently ruled it a homicide. Now, […]

Filed Under

Streets

Death of LES Toddler Ruled Homicide After Cocaine and Fentanyl Found in System

Posted November 11, 2021 at 5:05 am

The tragic death of a 22-month-old baby boy over the summer has been ruled a homicide, police announced Wednesday. The city medical examiner’s office determined that the toddler died from acute intoxication — with amounts of fentanyl and cocaine found in his system. Charles Rosa-Velloso died the morning of June 17 in the Baruch Houses, […]

Filed Under

Streets

Gompers Houses Tenant Arrested for Setting Fire to Sleeping Drug Addict in the Hallway

Last modified November 9, 2021 at 10:06 am

A resident of Samuel Gompers Houses is in custody for setting ablaze a sleeping drug addict in the hallway. Police responded to a 911 call from the Pitt Street housing project around 5:00pm Friday evening. The critically-injured man, believed to be a homeless man in his thirties, frequently snoozed in the halls and stairwells of […]

Filed Under

Streets

NYPD Sergeant Injured as High Motorcyle Driver Rams Through Delancey Street Checkpoint

Posted October 25, 2021 at 5:02 am

An evasive motorcycle driver, allegedly high on drugs, was arrested Saturday night after striking a female police officer on Delancey Street. The accident transpired at about 10:00pm at a checkpoint in the intersection of Suffolk Street by the Williamsburg Bridge. Police said the officer, a sergeant, attempted to stop the motorcycle while coming off the […]

Filed Under

Police Chase, Shoot at Man Armed with 2 Knives on the Bowery

Last modified October 22, 2021 at 6:43 pm

Police this morning shot at an alleged robbery suspect who resisted arrest and threatened officers with two knives. It began at 8:00am when police received the first call about an emotionally disturbed man who threatened a woman with a glass bottle outside 80 East Third Street, and attempted to steal money. He then fled south […]

Filed Under

Streets

Police Release Chilling Video in Murder of Delivery Worker in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Posted October 19, 2021 at 5:01 am

Police released chilling new surveillance video showing the approached the defenseless delivery worker, moments before allegedly murdering him and stealing the electronic bike on the Lower East Side. As reported, the incident transpired early Saturday morning near the Hester Playground in Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The footage shows the attacker sitting on the bench next […]

Filed Under