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Suspect Arrested in Connection to Brutal Orchard Street Beatdown

Posted March 16, 2017 at 5:00 am

One of the suspects involved in the vicious beating of a 24-year-old man on Orchard Street last week (March 10) was arrested by the 7th Precinct last night. Detectives arrested Nawang Choying, and charged him with felony gang assault, police said. The second perp involved in the fight is still at large, but was identified […]

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Alleged Neo-Nazi Behind Clockwork Attack Posts Bail, Released from Rikers Island Last Week

Last modified March 15, 2017 at 2:11 pm

The alleged Neo-Nazi behind last month’s attack on twin brothers outside Clockwork Bar posted bail last week, and was released from Rikers Island. On February 11, a group of guys associated with the white supremacist gang, 211 Crew, were at Clockwork for an afterparty deejayed by lead singer of the right-wing “oi” band Lonewolf. They […]

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Cops Seek 2 Suspects who Chased, then Viciously Beat up Man on Orchard Street

Posted March 13, 2017 at 5:11 am

Apparently, the wave of violence on the Lower East Side has yet to break. The latest is the 24-year-old man who was viciously beaten in Hell Square early Friday morning. At approximately 3am, two assailants reportedly chased the William Franco north on Orchard Street, and caught up to him between Stanton and Rivington. The duo […]

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Suspect Arrested in Connection with Wave of LES Muggings Against Chinese Women

Posted March 9, 2017 at 5:10 am

The man who targeted Chinese women in a string of muggings was arrested on March 4, police said. 43-year-old Gilbert Mack remains in custody after an initial court appearance, during which bond was pegged at $50,000. He was brought in on burglary and assault charges in connection with four such incidents around the Lower East Side. […]

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Aspiring LES Rapper Who Shoved Reporter During Live Broadcast is Arrested

Last modified March 7, 2017 at 9:35 am

Keyjonta Foster, the aspiring local rapper who shoved ABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast Friday night, has been arrested. The perp turned himself in. The 23-year-old sought publicity for his sophomoric music by wearing a hockey mask and interrupting a report on the attempted rape that happened on Norfolk Street. The situation spiraled, […]

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Masked Man Who Attacked Reporter During Live Broadcast Identified as Aspiring LES Rapper Seeking Publicity

Posted March 6, 2017 at 5:11 am

It wasn’t Friday the 13th, but the 3rd. A man wearing a hockey goalie mask attacked WABC-7 reporter CeFaan Kim during a live broadcast at the corner of Delancey and Norfolk Streets. Kim was there reporting on the attempted rape that happened early Friday morning outside 139 Norfolk Street. Toward the end of the story, […]

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Thug in Hockey Mask Attacks Reporter on Live TV at Norfolk and Delancey [Video]

Last modified March 4, 2017 at 3:53 pm

What is going on around here? There seems to be an uptick in violence on the Lower East Side of late, no? The latest: a thug sporting a hockey mask attacked an ABC-7 reporter on live television. CeFaan Kim was filing a report about the attempted rape that happened up the block on Norfolk Street earlier […]

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Older Chinese Woman Violently Mugged on the Doorstep of Her Ludlow Street Apartment

Last modified March 3, 2017 at 7:09 pm

An older Chinese woman was violently mugged on the doorstep of 22 Ludlow Street, police said. It’s the fourth such attack on Chinese women in the last week, and the same perp is suspected. Sunday evening, the victim opened the front door to the apartment building (across from the Metrograph theater) when she was grabbed […]

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Ludlow House Patron Found Dead of Suspected Heroin Overdose Friday Night

Posted February 27, 2017 at 5:07 am

A patron of Ludlow House – the Lower East Side version of Soho House at 139 Ludlow – was found dead Friday night of an alleged heroin overdose. The 31-year-old male reportedly overdosed in the third-floor bathroom of the members-only club at about 11:30pm. Sources tell us he was found unconscious in the fetal position with […]

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Knife-Wielding Neo Nazis Rough up Patrons at ‘Clockwork’ on Essex Street Saturday Night

Posted February 13, 2017 at 5:18 am

A group of Neo-Nazis drinking at the four-year-old Clockwork on Saturday night reportedly roughed up two brothers, having apparently taken offense to an “anti-fascists” sticker on one of their cell phones. The unidentified siblings, both 27-year-old Columbia graduate students, noticed the large group of “skinheads” inside Clockwork and headed for the exit at 12:30am. Upon leaving, […]

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