Keeping up with the NYC Half Marathon on East Broadway [PHOTOS]

Posted March 19, 2018 at 5:04 am

At the Lower East Side leg of the NYC Half Marathon, fans were somewhat sparse, yet no less rabid. The St. Patrick’s Day hangover likely kept most people at bay. For much of the morning, roughtly 22,000 runners streamed off the Manhattan Bridge, onto Canal Street, then down East Broadway. We stood near the three-mile […]

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NYPD Releases Surveillance Video of Suspect in Attempted Rape on Ludlow Street

Posted March 13, 2018 at 5:07 am

Police are actively pursuing a suspect wanted for an attempted rape in the doorway of 127 Ludlow Street (next to SET L.E.S.) late last month. The 7th Precinct this week released surveillance of the suspect. As previously reported, the female victim allegedly got into a fight with her boyfriend, who subsequently left in a huff. […]

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Rivington Street Crime Pattern Spurs City to Install New Light Poles

Posted March 6, 2018 at 5:00 am

Two months ago, a robbery pattern plagued Rivington Street, east of Essex, including the armed holdup of the LES Mini Mart bodega. Wanted posters still dot the windows of businesses on the block. Since then, the 7th Precinct determined that this block was “too dark,” and subsequently introduced mobile flood lights to combat the problem. […]

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Woman Sexually Assaulted on Ludlow Street Early Yesterday Morning

Posted February 28, 2018 at 5:00 am

The creeps are prowling Hell Square. Yesterday morning, a woman was reportedly sexually assaulted outside 127 Ludlow Street in Hell Square. The indecent incident occurred around 6am, and explains the police presence near the entrance of SET L.E.S. sports bar shortly thereafter. According to sources at the 7th Precinct, the woman got into a fight with […]

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The 7th Precinct has a New Commanding Officer

Posted January 17, 2018 at 5:08 am

It’s a changing of the guard at the 7th Precinct this week. Effective tomorrow, Deputy Inspector Steven Hellman, commanding officer of the precinct since June 2015, is headed northward to the 13th Precinct. (The 13th serves a southern portion of Midtown, Manhattan. The precinct features the Peter Cooper Village/Stuyvesant Town residential complex, Gramercy Park, the […]

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A Bouncer at The DL was Assaulted by Ejected Patron

Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:48 am

Down at The DL early Saturday morning, a bouncer guarding the door was assaulted by a patron, police said. The security guard escorted a drunk man from the premises (for reasons unknown) shortly after 1am and told him not to come back. This didn’t sit well, and the perp, described as a white man wearing […]

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Man Found Dead Inside the Orchard Street Hotel

Posted December 22, 2017 at 5:04 am

Early yesterday morning, an older man was found dead inside the Orchard Street Hotel just south of Stanton Street. First responders mobilized after receiving a 911 call at 3:09 am reporting an unconscious man inside the eleven-story hotel, according to published reports. When police arrived at the scene, they found the 63-year-old man unconscious, and with […]

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Watch the 7th Precinct’s Rap Pitch for Area Youth [VIDEO]

Posted December 12, 2017 at 9:12 am

There’s reason for this rhyme… The commanding officer of the Seventh Precinct alongside eight neighborhood coordination officers (NCO) recorded a rap track in a bid to connect with area youth. The barebones bit begins with one officer lifting from the Drake hit (“Energy”), “I got energy, gotta lotta energy; tryin’ to give the ‘hood lots […]

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Police Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run on Delancey Street this Morning

Last modified November 10, 2017 at 3:58 pm

A wheelchair-bound homeless man was killed early this morning in a hit-and-run at Delancey and Clinton Streets. The 49-year-old victim – apparently “well known in the neighborhood” – was reportedly found at 3:30am with severe head trauma. Information about the driver or footage of the incident has yet to surface. Police are investigating the incident.

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NYPD Rolls Out Flood Lights in Seward Park in Response to Homeless Hangout

Posted November 8, 2017 at 5:06 am

Is Seward Park returning to its scruffy past? It’s not uncommon to see junkies shooting up in Schiff Fountain these days. Not to mention, the area homeless population has also taken up residence at the southwest corner of the park in recent months. So it comes as no surprise that two NYPD flood-light trailers rolled […]

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