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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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Niece Charged in Murder of 97-Year-Old Woman in Baruch Houses

Last modified September 7, 2021 at 8:52 am

The niece of a 97-year-old woman found dead at the Baruch Houses Friday morning has been charged with murder. The nonagenarian, Antonia Cardona, was found unresponsive inside her apartment at the public housing complex, with body injuries and a cut on her wrist. Her 50-year-old niece and caretaker, Janice Cruz, who reportedly has a history […]

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Underground Division Street Club Under Investigation After Mysterious Death of Woman

Posted August 25, 2021 at 5:01 am

A suspected underground Chinese gambling den is front-in-center in the recent death of a woman found in the back of a taxicab. Early in the morning of August 17, a taxi driver on a trip to Queens discovered that his fare, who he was told was drunk, was actually dead. The 26-year-old victim, still unidentified, […]

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Man Stabbed in Chest Outside Multimillion-Dollar Condo on Forsyth Street

Posted August 9, 2021 at 5:08 am

A man is fighting for life after being stabbed in the chest outside a luxury Lower East Side condo building, police said. The incident transpired shortly before noon on Saturday, when a purported dispute between erupted between two individuals near 204 Forsyth Street, across from Sara D. Roosevelt Park. (Neither is a resident, cops said.) […]

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Police Seek Suspect Who Sucker Punched Asian Woman on Mulberry Street

Posted August 5, 2021 at 5:03 am

Police this week released surveillance images and footage of the suspect wanted in connection with a random attack of an Asian woman last Thursday. As previously reported, the 68-year-old victim was collecting an item on the sidewalk when an unknown suspect clocked her in the face while passing. The sucker-punch, which transpired outside 179 Mulberry […]

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Police Seek Suspect Who Stabbed Basketball Player in Luther Gulick Playground

Posted July 14, 2021 at 5:02 am

Luther Gulick Playground reopened to the public last fall after much fanfare, having undergone a $10 million restoration. But the criminal element is still part of the equation. Indeed, a man playing basketball Sunday evening was stabbed, cops said. The victim was reportedly shooting hoops at 8:10pm when an unidentified man approached, accusing him of […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Kills E-Bike Delivery Worker on East Houston

Posted July 12, 2021 at 5:02 am

A hit-and-run driver, who may have been chased by police beforehand, struck and killed a delivery cyclist on the Lower East Side late Thursday night. Shortly after 11:00pm, the driver of a black Subaru Outback hit 24-year-old Borkot Ullah on his e-bike while crossing East Houston Street at Clinton Street. The motorist did not stop, […]

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The Menace of Summertime Saturday Night on Ludlow Street

Last modified June 21, 2021 at 8:06 am

With comfort levels of close-quarters partying seemingly back to pre-pandemic norms, Hell Square has rebounded in kind. Neighbors report that any quality-of-life progress gained in this sixteen square-block sector over the last few years completely evaporated. The hordes of hellraisers were out in full force again this past Saturday night. One week after a roving […]

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Amidst Attacks on Asians, NYPD Teaching Karate Classes

Posted May 26, 2021 at 5:02 am

The NYPD is taking a proactive approach to the spate of hate crimes targeting Asian women by holding free self-defense classes around the city. This past Sunday, several dozen women participated in lessons given by Inspector Tommy Ng. The police officer is head of the Asian hate crimes task force, which was established to address […]

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Mugger on Clinton Street Forces ATM Withdrawal at Man at Gunpoint

Posted May 21, 2021 at 5:07 am

Crime abounds on Clinton Street just north of Delancey. On Sunday afternoon, a gun-toting mugger forced a 32-year-old victim to withdraw money from an ATM on the block. Police said that the attacker approached his victim inside 93 Clinton, and revealed the weapon. He then demanded cash, and forced the man to a nearby money […]

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