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Transgender woman pushed onto subway tracks at Bleecker Street

The NYPD is looking for a man they say pushed a transgender woman onto the tracks at Bleecker Street on Monday morning.Police said the victim, a 28-year-old woman, was approached by a man who was “acting erratically” around 9 a.m. on the southbound track of the 6 train.The man allegedly said “what...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 9:25am

Police looking for driver who fatally hit cyclist in East Harlem

Police are looking for the the driver who hit and killed a cyclist in East Harlem Wednesday night, thenhit another car while dangerously fleeing the scene. The 42-year-old cyclist, who has not yet been identified by police, was riding his bike on East 129th St. near Park Avenue around 11:20 p.m.An...

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 10:05am

Fourth mugging reported in Central Park this month

An early morning mugging marked the fourth such incident in Central Park this month, police said.The victim, 69, was walking home in the area of 77th Street and Center Drive when a man grabbed his shirt and said “Do you have anything of value? Give me your watch.”The suspect fled with the watch,...

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 2:59am

Police: Woman booked after trying to take boy from Central Park

Police arrested a woman accused of attempting to kidnap a 2-year-old boy from Central Park last week.On the morning of May 12 the suspect, Cecile Jackson, allegedly picked the boy up from a swing on the Heckscher Playground and tried to leave the park. The baby’s nanny stopped Jackson from taking...

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 2:52am

NYPD identify dead man found under hotel mattress in Midtown

Police have identified the man who was found dead under a mattress in a Midtown hotel on Monday.Roderick Goodwin, 28, was found with trauma to the back of his head early Monday morning in a room at the Hilton Garden Inn at 63 W. 35th St. Goodwin is fromBridgeton, NJ in the southern region of the...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:52pm

Dead man found under mattress in Midtown hotel

A dead man was found under a mattress in a Midtown hotel early Monday morning.Officers responded to the Hilton Garden Inn at 63 W. 35th St. around 4:10 a.m. on Monday, and found the man under a mattress with trauma to the back of his head.The victim, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead...

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 9:26pm

Teen beaten in alleged gang attack on L train

Police are looking for a group of men who beat a teenager unconscious and stole his pants, sneakers and cell phone after first confronting him on the L train in Brooklyn.The attack started around 3:27 p.m. on Friday on a southbound L train near the Broadway Junction station in East New York, when a...

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 7:40pm

Alleged NYC hammer attacker arrested on felony assault charges

David Baril, the man accused of attacking a police officer and at least four other people with a hammer this week, was arrested on felony assault charges on Thursday morning.Baril, 30, was arrested at Bellevue Hospital, where he was taken Wednesday after being critically shot by an NYPD officer in...

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 10:59am

NYPD: Man shot in Midtown after attacking cop with hammer

The man critically shot after allegedly attacking a police officer with a hammer in Midtown has a history of mental illness and disturbing social media trail, officials said Wednesday. David Baril, 30, was shot four times around 10 a.m. in the area of West 37th Street and Eighth Avenue, and is in...

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 10:40am

Police continue to look for Union Square hammer attacker

New York police continued the hunt Tuesday for a man accused of hitting two women in the head with a hammer in two separate attacks near Union Square on Monday evening. The first assault happened when the suspect approached a 28-year-old woman who was sitting on a bench in Union Square around 7:30...

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 2:50pm

Man found shot in head in Brooklyn

A man was found early Sunday with a gunshot wound to the head in East Flatbush, police said.Officers who responded to Cortelyou Road and East 42nd Street found an approximately 45-year-old man dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Paramedics pronounced him dead at the scene.The man has not been...

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 6:00pm

2 shot, 1 fatally in Manhattan

Two men were shot -- one fatally -- early Sunday at an Inwood nightclub.Officers responded to a call of two men shot around4:14 a.m. at Tette NYC nightclub at 154 Post Ave., police said.Ernesto Santiago, 33, of the Bronx, was shot in the chest, and was pronounced dead on arrival at Montefiore...

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 10:55am

Long deliberations in 1979 child murder case roll on

Another day, another deliberation for the 12 jurors in the Etan Patz murder trial tasked with deciding Pedro Hernandez’s fate.Thursday was the 17th day of deliberations in the trial. Hernandez is accused of kidnapping 6-year-old Etan Patz from a SoHo street in 1979 when he was walking to his bus...

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 4:45pm

Police looking for J train stabbing suspect

Police are looking for a suspect they say stabbed a man in the neck on a subway platform in Brooklyn last weekend.The incident happened around 8:50 a.m. on Saturday, May 2 on the northbound platform of the J train at Chauncey Street when the suspect verbally threatened the 22-year-old man’s life....

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 2:44pm

Boy killed by cab in Harlem

A 12-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a livery cab in Harlem.Ervi Secundino was crossing 150 Street at Seventh Avenue when he was hit by the cab around 3:13 p.m., police said.The boy sustained severe head and body trauma, and was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital....

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 5:55pm

Alleged gun runners busted in the Bronx

The NYPD and attorney general have rounded up 10 alleged members of the Bloods gang, accused of running guns from two Bronx apartments, and bringing the weapons into New York City on a Metro North Train. The 367-count felony indictment was unsealed in Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday, and 93 guns...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 5:50pm

NYPD looking for lewd 7 train rider

The NYPD is looking for a 61-year-old man they say exposed himself to a woman on the 7 train last month.The suspect, Roger Almeida, was on a Manhattan-bound train at the 103 Street station around 2:30 p.m. on April 26when he allegedly exposed himself to the 31-year-old victim.Almeida stayed on the...

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 10:18am

Construction worker dies in Times Square

A construction worker died Tuesday afternoon after falling hundreds of feet down an elevator shaft, police said.The NYPD found a 25-year-old male, unconscious and unresponsive, at the construction site at 301 W. 46th St., which will be the RIU Hotel Times Square.He was pronounced dead at Bellevue...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 5:17pm

Off-duty NYPD officer killed in Brooklyn crash

An off-duty police officer was killed Monday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in Brooklyn.Police have not yet released the name of the 35-year-old officer, who was riding his 2008 Ducati bike south on Rockaway Parkway between Avenue J and Flatlands Avenue around 7 p.m. when he slammed into the...

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 11:51am

NYPD Officer Brian Moore dies two days after being shot in head

An NYPD police officer who was shot in the head by an ex-con on Saturday evening in Queens has died.Speaking outside of Jamaica Hospital shortly before 3 p.m., Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said New Yorkers should pray for Officer Brian Moore’s family, who made the difficult decision to remove...

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 12:57pm