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Accomplice Who Stuffed Sickly Pit Bull into Suitcase Caught at ‘Saluggi’s East’ on Grand Street this Weekend

Posted November 28, 2016 at 5:14 am

The suspected accomplice to an animal cruelty crime in which an emaciated pit bull was stuffed into a suitcase and left for dead on the Lower East Side has been caught. Cops reportedly collared Bryan Lepe on Friday after he was spotted entering Saluggi’s East on Grand Street. Apparently the 7th Precinct gave the newcomer Seward […]

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Three People Shot in Drug Related Incident on Ridge Street this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm

There are reports coming out of a multiple shooting on the Lower East Side earlier this morning. Several readers passed along word (and images) showing that Ridge Street is currently roped off between Rivington and Stanton. It’s an active crime scene. Apparently three people were shot in a possible drug related altercation, with cops calling […]

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‘Leftfield’ on Ludlow Street Raided by Cops Last Night

Posted September 9, 2016 at 8:30 am

For Leftfield on Ludlow Street, the good times are on hold. The two-store skate bar fell victim last night to a coordinated raid by both the police and fire departments. It was shut down shortly after midnight. Dozens poured into the street as seen in these photos. One patron who was inside of 87 Ludlow […]

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Basement Heist on Orchard Street Yields $20K in Loot for Suspected Burglars

Posted August 29, 2016 at 5:09 am

This heist is straight out of the movies. Earlier this month, two burglars broke through a basement wall on Orchard Street to steal $20,000 from a local real estate company. On August 18, the brazen crooks snipped the cellar padlock of a neighboring business at 4pm in order to gain access to the basement, police […]

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Reader Report: Pedestrian Injured in Pike Street Hit and Run [Updated]

Last modified August 22, 2016 at 11:46 pm

A Hispanic man, aged 67, was reportedly hit by a truck going northbound shortly after noon. Blood and even some body parts were, for a time, scattered on the asphalt. Cops condoned off the area and closed the street to traffic, but it’s since reopened. The victim’s condition was listed as critical, with both his legs […]

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NYPD Warns Lower East Siders as Area Car Break-ins Escalate

Posted July 18, 2016 at 5:13 am

Car break-ins and burglaries are apparently the crime du jour on the Lower East Side. The 7th Precinct is currently battling a rash of incidents in recent weeks. Cops just rolled out the mobile messaging trailer in response to the epidemic, which saw approximately thirteen vehicle break-ins in the last month alone. Parked at the […]

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Report: Essex Street Cab Heist and Joy Ride Injured 3 in Early Morning Crash Yesterday

Posted June 20, 2016 at 5:12 am

A cab heist at the corner of Essex and Grand Streets yesterday morning nearly turned deadly after the perp sped away crosstown and crashed in Battery Park forty minutes later. Three people were injured, including the suspect. Cops say the incident began at 7:45am when the suspect hailed a taxi on Grand Street near Allen. After […]

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President Obama Got to Experience the Nightmarish East Houston Reconstruction Project Firsthand [PHOTOS]

Posted June 9, 2016 at 5:14 am

Yesterday evening, President Obama experienced first-hand the dreaded East Houston Reconstruction Project (already more than three years behind schedule). The line of vehicles traversed some of the worst sections of pavement between Orchard and Chrystie Streets. The entire roadway was closed off, and barricades installed curbside, for his motorcade, which snaked its way uptown at around […]

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NYPD Releases Video of Suspect Sought for Attempted Rape on Stanton Street

Posted April 26, 2016 at 5:19 am

Police are in pursuit of a suspect wanted for attempted rape in a Stanton Street apartment building. The man seen in the surveillance footage below reportedly followed a 24-year-old victim into her building Saturday afternoon – about 3:30pm – near the corner of Pitt Street. According to the police report, the woman entered the elevator to […]

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Cops Searching for Mugging Suspects Who Robbed Man in Delancey Street Station

Posted March 9, 2016 at 5:07 am

​Police are searching for a trio of criminals who allegedly robbed a man at the Delancey-Essex Street subway station. The victim, a 27-year-old man, entered the station at around 5:15pm on February 28. One of the suspects opened the emergency door, ostensibly offering a free ride to the straphanger. He declined, and instead passed through […]