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Pregnant Woman Shot by Parolee Boyfriend on LES Dies

Posted November 23, 2021 at 5:06 am

A pregnant woman shot by her parolee boyfriend earlier this month died of her injuries last Thursday. The 27-year-old victim, who was about three months pregnant with the gunman’s baby, had been on life support since the November 11 incident, according to published reports. As previously reported, the perp – Bronx resident Dennis Fredricks, a […]

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Suspect Accused of Shooting Pregnant Girlfriend on LES Arrested in New Jersey

Posted November 15, 2021 at 5:04 am

A parolee accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend during an argument in her Lower East Side apartment was arrested Friday in New Jersey, police said. The gunman, Bronx resident Dennis Fredricks, reportedly fired two or three shots at his pregnant girlfriend in the Vladeck Houses at 8:45pm Thursday night. He quickly fled the scene. Officers […]

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Jerry Stiller’s Lower East Side

Posted May 12, 2020 at 5:08 am

Comedy legend Jerry Stiller passed away yesterday morning at his Upper West Side home. He was 92. Cause of death – “natural causes,” according to an update from his actor son, Ben Stiller. The elder Stiller – best known for playing Frank Costanza on Seinfeld – was a product of the Lower East Side. Born […]

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Shooting in the Vladeck Houses Yesterday Leaves One Man Injured

Posted April 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

A shooting in the Vladeck Houses (NYCHA) last night left one man injured, police said. Shortly before 5:00pm yesterday, multiple shots were fired near the intersection of Grand and Jackson Streets. A group of men was reportedly seen fleeing the gunfire, leaving one injured with a bullet wound to the lower abdomen. We are told that, […]

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NYCHA Impersonator Robs, then Burns Elderly Man in Vladek Houses

Posted March 1, 2019 at 5:00 am

Police are on the hunt for a man who impersonated a NYCHA employee in order to rob an elderly man in the Vladeck Houses Wednesday afternoon. The suspect exploited this fake identity while knocking at the door of a 73-year-old double amputee. Once inside, he brandished a gun, strongarmed the home health aide into the bathroom, […]

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Today in LES History: Rezoning Plan Helps Pave the Way for Creation of Vladeck Houses

Last modified March 16, 2015 at 10:35 am

On this day in… 1938 – A public hearing for a Lower East Side rezoning plan was held, paving the way for the first municipally-subsidized public housing projects in the United States. It would be another year before wide-scale demolition commenced at Corlear’s Hook, clearance that eventually led to construction of the Vladeck Houses. Today in […]

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LES Storm Crime Notes: Man Shot 4 Times in the Back on Rivington Street, Cops Shoot Knife-Wielding Suspect in Vladecks

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:18 pm

While the city was forced to close yesterday due to an over-hyped “blizzard” situation, crime found a way. Two separate incidents transpired mere hours apart that had the 7th Precinct pretty busy. At around 7pm last night, a 22-year-old man was approached from behind and shot four times in the back outside 203 Rivington Street. […]

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Weekend Edition: September 25

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:12 am

[Photo Credit: Joel Raskin]

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