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Violent Robbery in Broad Daylight at Bank of America ATM on East Houston

Posted May 14, 2018 at 5:09 am

Police are searching for the criminal wanted in connection with the violent robbery and pummeling of a customer at the Broadway-Lafayette Bank of America branch. At 3:08 pm on April 27, the suspect approached the victim and asked for $100. When the 35-year-old man refused, the perp decked him, continued assaulting him on the ground, […]

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Cops Release Photo of Suspect Behind Sunday’s Bodega Stabbing

Posted May 9, 2018 at 5:04 am

The 7th Precinct yesterday released a photo of the man suspected of knifing an employee of the Big Apple Food Market on East Broadway. The incident, which transpired this past Sunday, was much ado over the price of salad. According to published reports, two women got into an argument with one of the deli workers […]

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More on that Norfolk Street ‘Animal House’

Last modified May 9, 2018 at 7:44 am

Shenanigans at the so-called “Animal House” on Norfolk Street are under police scrutiny. But the landlord apparently isn’t playing ball. To recap… For the better part of the last year, rowdy residents of 180-182 Norfolk Street have reportedly been partying like crazy, without regard for the surroundings. Neighbors continue to tell us that the get-togethers […]

District Leaders Urge DOT Chair to Better Address Traffic Bottleneck at Grand and Clinton

Last modified May 10, 2018 at 10:04 pm

The bottleneck blues continues at the junction of Grand and Clinton Streets. Being a major access point to the Williamsburg Bridge from the FDR, this spot perennially attracts a line of cars that usually snakes eastward for blocks. The addition of Essex Crossing in the immediate vicinity (residential and commercial) doesn’t help matters, either. Ongoing […]

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Times Square NYPD Substation Demolished Ahead of Glossy Makeover

Posted April 12, 2018 at 5:09 am

Nothing antiquated lasts in Times Square. The longtime NYPD bunker in the heart of the crossroads – which heretofore included a single jail cell and police lockers – is amidst demolition ahead of a complete makeover. A wrecking crew is currently disposing of the one-story brick box. Gone are the “New York Police Dept” neons; […]

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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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