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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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It Was a Deadly Weekend of Shootings and Stabbings on the Lower East Side

Last modified October 18, 2021 at 10:38 am

This was a deadly weekend of shootings and stabbings on the Lower East Side, with a 16-year-old boy and 51-year-old delivery worker both fatalities. It began Friday evening at around 8:30pm when a 16-year-old boy was shot in the face on Delancey Street, near Suffolk. Six shots had been fired in the incident, which left […]

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16-Year-Old Fatally Shot in the Face on Delancey Street Last Night

Posted October 16, 2021 at 5:04 am

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed on Delancey Street last night, near the on-ramp to the Williamsburg Bridge, cops said. The teenager was shot in the face near the corner of Suffolk at about 8:30pm. Right at the foot of Essex Crossing. First responders rushed the boy, who was unconscious, to Bellevue Hospital for […]

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Teenager Attacked by Panhandler Asking for Dollar in East Broadway Station

Posted September 17, 2021 at 5:07 am

The East Broadway subway station bolsters its reputation as haven of crime this week with reports that a teenager was attacked by an aggressive panhandler. According to police, at 8:15am last Sunday (September 12), an unknown man approached a 16-year-old boy asking for a dollar. When the teenager refused, the suspect followed, and muttered racist […]

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Yoga Instructor Arrested on Grand Street in Connection with Groping Attacks

Posted September 13, 2021 at 5:05 am

A yoga instructor was busted in connection with a string of groping attacks across the city, but mostly in areas on the Lower East Side. Police arrested 37-year-old Kips Bay resident James White Friday afternoon around 5:00pm near Grand and Forsyth Streets, after spotting him on a Fly-3 moped similar to the one used by […]

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Woman Caught in Crossfire Grazed by Bullet on Eldridge Street

Posted September 8, 2021 at 5:08 am

A stray bullet grazed a woman standing outside a public housing development on Stanton Street Monday evening. The 41-year-old victim was reportedly struck in the hip by the errant round. Literally caught in the crossfire; she was taken to Bellevue Hospital in stable condition. Motive is unclear, as is whether the victim knew the shooter, […]

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