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Report: 28-Year-Old Man Found Dead in East Broadway Subway Station

Posted March 29, 2017 at 5:17 am

Sunday morning, a 28-year-old man was found dead inside the East Broadway subway station. Police, responding to the 911 call, arrived at 8:26am and found the deceased unconscious, and sitting on the ground. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, but cause of death was not yet determined, police said. The 7th Precinct continues […]

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Homeless Man with Lengthy Rap Sheet Arrested for Lower East Side Rape Attempt

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

The creep behind the attempted rape on the Lower East Side earlier this month has been arrested, police said. The alleged perpetrator is 41-year-old Robert Adames, a homeless man with a lengthy rap sheet. He is accused of following a woman to her home at 139 Norfolk Street just past midnight on midnight March 3, […]

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Suspect Arrested in Connection to Brutal Orchard Street Beatdown

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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 28, 2017 at 11:10 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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

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 28, 2017 at 11:11 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 28, 2017 at 11:11 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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