Crime

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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Ludlow House Patron Found Dead of Suspected Heroin Overdose Friday Night

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

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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Bandit in Klondike Hat Knocks Off 2 Chase Bank in Chinatown 

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

For the second time since Christmas, a Chase Bank on the Bowery has been knocked off. Police are looking for a man in a “Klondike hat” as lead suspect in both robberies, the latest of which transpired on Thursday. The perp visited Chase Bank at 2 Bowery on Thursday at around 1:51pm, and slipped a […]

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Cops Hunt Guy Who Stuffed Sick Pit Bull into Suitcase and Left it for Dead

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

The sicko who stuffed a dog into a suitcase and left it for dead has been identified. Cops are looking for Bryan Lepe, wanted for animal cruelty charges. Last Wednesday, Lepe allegedly packed an emaciated pit bull inside a suitcase, left 645 Water Street, and dumped the luggage on Gouverneur Slip East behind the Vladeck […]

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There was Reportedly a Bomb Scare Yesterday at the Sunshine Cinema [Updated]

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

If you were courageous enough to head into the soupy atmosphere yesterday, you may have noticed the substantial police presence outside the Sunshine Cinema. Counter terrorist cops (“strategic response group”) were crawling, bomb-sniffing dogs on the hunt, leaving East Houston cordoned off. Unconfirmed word on the street is that someone called in a bomb threat […]

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Queens Creep Arrested for Attempted Rape on Stanton Street Last Week

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:11 pm

Over the weekend, a Queens man was arrested for attempting to rape a 21-year-old woman who had passed out on a Stanton Street sidewalk last week. Sean Walker, 45, was collared by police in the 9th Precinct Friday morning, shortly after surveillance images were released to the public. Someone recognized him and alerted the authorities. The […]

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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm

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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Weegee: Murder Was His Business [HISTORY]

Last modified June 30, 2016 at 10:49 am

Picture Depression-era New York. Wait, you don’t have to because he took the pictures for you – Weegee a.k.a Usher Fellig. The man who earned his name based on an uncanny, clairvoyant-like ability to beat police to crime scenes…as if he knew…Ouija. He did, however, live across from the old police headquarters and owned a […]

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

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm

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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