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Grand Street Bank Robber Fled to Brooklyn in Cab Before Arrest [Updated]

Last modified August 10, 2019 at 8:20 am

A man stole a bag of cash yesterday morning from the TD Bank in the Zarin building on Grand Street before fleeing to Brooklyn, police said. The thief – purportedly a 50-year-old Hispanic man, according to the Citizen app – grabbed approximately $600 in currency before hailing a cab to Brooklyn. He reportedly slipped the […]

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The 7th Precinct ‘National Night Out’ Returns to East Broadway Tonight

Posted August 6, 2019 at 5:01 am

Tonight, the 7th Precinct is back with its annual summer extravaganza on the Lower East Side, National Night Out. The summertime block party is held across the country in an effort to increase awareness for police programs within communities, such as highlighting neighborhood watches and drug prevention. In the Five Boroughs alone, the NYPD hosts […]

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Man Stabs Wife, then Barricades Himself in Stanton Street Apartment

Posted August 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

For the second time in as many weeks, a stabbing roils Stanton Street. This time, Saturday evening at 90-96 Stanton, where cops say a man stabbed his wife then barricaded himself inside the apartment. Shortly after 6:00pm, a 64-year-old man stabbed his 54-year-old wife in the abdomen. The husband then locked himself inside where he […]

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Hit-and-Run on the Bowery Leaves Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s Dog Dead

Last modified July 29, 2019 at 10:01 am

Winter came to newlyweds Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner last week. One month after the surprise nuptials, their pet canine, an Alaskan Klee Kai puppy named Waldo, was struck by a car last Wednesday night at Bowery and Broome. According to published reports in all the gossip rags, the dog-walker had been out late, and […]

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Two Bridges Waterfront Esplanade is Closed to Pedestrians for July 4 Fireworks

Posted July 2, 2019 at 5:03 am

Apparently, a closeup view of the fireworks is now an elitist activity. For the first time in recent memory, local residents will not be allowed to watch the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks from the esplanade of the Two Bridges waterfront. The annual tradition of incendiaries is back by the Brooklyn Bridge for the first […]

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Woman Jumps to Her Death from LES High-Rise

Posted June 26, 2019 at 5:05 am

A woman jumped to her death earlier this week from a Lower East Side high-rise. Shortly after 4pm Monday afternoon, the unidentified woman reportedly leaped from the sixteenth floor window in Building 4 of the East River Housing Corp. (aka Co-op Village). We’re told she was in her late-50’s. Emergency personnel responded to the purported […]

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Report: LES Man Sold $16K of Drugs to Undercover Cop in Union Square Stores

Posted June 19, 2019 at 5:09 am

A Lower East Side man was arraigned yesterday on charges of selling cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl in the chain eateries around Union Square. Anthony Morales, 49, is accused of peddling upwards of $16,000 worth of drugs to an undercover cop at Chipotle, McDonald’s, Au Bon Pain, and Food Emporium. He’s charged with criminal sale of […]

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Masked Knifeman Crook Robs Orchard Street Pizzeria

Last modified May 28, 2019 at 11:52 am

The unofficial start to summer is here, and Hell Square is already heating up. A dollar pizza joint on Orchard Street was reportedly held up at knifepoint over the holiday weekend. The assailant reportedly entered the seven-year-old 99 Cents Fresh Pizza shortly before 9:30pm on Sunday night. Police say that the masked intruder demanded money after […]

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Cops Tase Shooting Suspect who Pointed Loaded Gun at Officer on Columbia Street

Posted May 20, 2019 at 5:03 am

Police tased a man suspected in an uptown shooting early Saturday morning on Columbia Street after he pointed a loaded firearm at an officer. 7th Precinct Police Officers Joseph Stokes and Daniel Amaral were reportedly driving along Columbia Street near Rivington Street at around 6am when they spotted a 2013 white Dodge Challenger that matched […]

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Shooting on Rivington Street Last Night

Posted April 19, 2019 at 5:09 am

There was reportedly a shooting on Rivington Street last night near the corner of Pitt. An eyewitness living in the vicinity tells us that, at about 9:53pm, three shots were fired outside the Rivington Foods bodega. According to unconfirmed reports on the Citizen app, the victim was hit in the right arm and stomach. The […]

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