At the Bowery Wall, 11 Becomes 12 in Memory of Thousand Oaks Shooting Victims

Last modified November 9, 2018 at 7:07 am

The Bowery Mural Wall is becoming a de facto memorial for victims in recent shooting sprees. Indeed, since street artist JR put up his anti-gun piece last month – in conjunction with TIME magazine, there have been two such national tragedies. Following the Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooting, considered the deadliest attack on Jews […]

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Surveillance Footage Shows Perp Fleeing on Moped After Rivington Street Shooting [VIDEO]

Last modified October 16, 2017 at 7:04 am

Surveillance video just surfaced of the perp who allegedly shot a 26-year-old woman near the Hotel on Rivington early yesterday morning. The victim reportedly exited a cab shortly after 5am when a bullet grazed her upper left shoulder. According to police, four shots were fired, and as many 9mm casings were recovered. By yesterday afternoon, crime scene tape […]

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Woman Shot in the Arm Near Rivington and Ludlow Streets Early this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 15, 2017 at 8:04 pm

[Updated below] Readers informed us that there was a shooting in Hell Square earlier this morning. Contrary to police scanner reports at the time, a 26-year-old woman was shot in the left arm by a gun-wielding cyclist shortly after 5am outside the Hotel on Rivington. She was apparently exiting a taxi at the time. According […]

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There was a Shooting on Essex Street this Morning [Updated]

Last modified January 3, 2017 at 11:13 am

There was a shooting on Essex earlier this morning at around 5am. The intersection of Essex and Hester Streets is currently sealed, and traffic is closed between Grand and Canal. There are pieces of shattered glass in the intersection. Cops are on the scene investigating. A 31-year-old was shot in the shoulder after an alleged […]


Police Identify Ex-Con as Ridge Street Shooter Who Injured 4 People Early Sunday Morning

Posted November 1, 2016 at 5:15 am

The man who shot three people early Sunday morning on Ridge Street in a possible drug-related altercation has been identified by the 7th Precinct. Miguel Maldonado, an ex-convict on parole, is wanted in connection with the shooting, which happened just outside 135 Ridge. Maldonado and his cousin got in an argument with the victims at […]


Three People Shot in Drug Related Incident on Ridge Street this Morning [Updated]

Last modified October 30, 2016 at 12:06 pm

There are reports coming out of a multiple shooting on the Lower East Side earlier this morning. Several readers passed along word (and images) showing that Ridge Street is currently roped off between Rivington and Stanton. It’s an active crime scene. Apparently three people were shot in a possible drug related altercation, with cops calling […]


Bereaved Neighbors Memorialize Shooting Victim Raphael Ward

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

The outpouring of grief scribbled on the Columbia Street wall is sobering.

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Teenager Arrested in Connection with Raphael Ward Murder

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:30 pm

On the same day as the memorial service for Raphael Sadonte Ward, one suspect was arrested in connection with his murder.

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Surveillance Video Released in Fatal Shooting of Raphael Ward

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:07 pm

The 7th Precinct just released video surveillance showing four persons of interest in the shooting death of Raphael Ward on Columbia Street last Friday.

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Memorial Grows for Columbia Street Shooting Victim Raphael Ward

Last modified January 7, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Audible sobbing, burning wax, and the soundtrack of passing vehicles and subway trains on the Williamsburg Bridge. Such is the makeshift memorial site for the fallen sixteen-year-old, Raphael Sadonte Ward.