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    September 9, 2014

    Early Summer Spike in Gun Violence Followed By Safest August in 20 Years

    There was a moment back in June when Compstat computers kept spitting out calculations that showed gun violence on the rise and, gradually, a dark, sinking thought settled over the city: What if Joe Lhota was right and the streets of New York will be bathed in blood before summer is over? What if we ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Near Riot Tonight in Hurricane-Devastated Broad Channel Over Slow Response From Relief Agencies

    Two days after Hurricane Sandy, the situation in the storm-stricken Rockaways and other southern Queens neighborhoods is getting worse in terms of the need for basic supplies and aid. Anger is growing that the government relief agencies have been slow to deal with the problems. Tonight, in Broad Ch ... More >>

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    September 19, 2012

    Lindsay Lohan Arrested

    No, not for trying to play Liz Taylor. For a NYC driving incident where she allegedly clipped a pedestrian's knee, then left the scene of the accident (though one of her passengers did nicely check the car for damages, if not the pedestrian).

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    September 19, 2012

    Shawn McAleese Is Going To Prison For Roughly 30 Years For Stealing Ribs And Booze (And Thousands Of Dollars)

    Since our prior post about Manhattan tunnel thief Shawn McAleese -- who just found out today that he'll likely be a guest of the state for longer than a convicted murderer -- we got our hands on the criminal complaint that details exactly what he stole to earn such a lengthy prison sentence.The thou ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012
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    May 9, 2012

    "Rape Cop" Michael Pena's Not The Only Former NYPD Officer Headed To Prison

    Former NYPD officer Michael "Rape Cop" Pena's not the only former cop headed to the hoosegow -- former NYPD officer Emmanuel Tavarez is the second former cop this week who's about to make the jump from officer to inmate. Unlike Pena, Tavarez, 33, didn't violently sexually assault a defenseless schoo ... More >>

  • News

    March 7, 2012

    The NYPD Tapes Confirmed

    The report police hid for nearly two years that corroborates a Voice investigation — and vindicates a whistle-blower the NYPD tried to destroy

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    December 9, 2011

    Thief Does Not Want Your Stupid BlackBerry

    No one wants.​Obviously, people everywhere are angling to steal your wonderful, beautiful iPhone. Not to mention that shiny iPad you're always waving around! As evidence, the New York Post reports today on a duo that has been taking iPhones at gunpoint on the Upper East Side: They've stolen at ... More >>

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    May 26, 2011

    Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, NYPD Officers, Found Not Guilty of Rape

    Moreno on the stand​There is a verdict in the trial of NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, who had been accused of raping a 27-year-old East Village woman they were called to help home on a drunken night in 2008. This comes on the seventh day of deliberations. Moreno, 43, and Mata, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2011

    Lottery Burglar's Luck Still Hasn't Run Out

    ‚ÄčThe NYPD's now asking for the public's help in finding a burglar who busted through the front door of Nature's Chemist, 23-92 21st Street in Astoria, at about 12:15 a.m. on Friday, January 7, and stole a passel of lottery tickets. The guy was captured on video at another store turning in some of ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Family Offers $30,000 for Return of Grave-Snatched Grandma

    via Long Island Press​Bizarrely, grave-robbers have stolen the body of Mattia Filippazzo, a Long Island grandma, from the mausoleum where she was interred with her husband at St. Charles Cemetery in East Farmingdale, New York. Why? The family has little idea, and Suffolk County police are appa ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    Motorized Wheelchair-Thief on the Loose in NYC

    The suspect​Of all the things you have to worry about! Now it's heading over to your favorite spot for a nice, quiet steak dinner, parking your wheels outside, savoring your delicious meal, and finally, returning outside to find your transport disappeared. Such is the case for a recent 68-year ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    Wanted: Suspect in String of Queens Burglaries

    ​The NYPD is asking for the public's help identifying a man wanted in a string of Queens burglaries that occurred in June and July. The suspect generally breaks a window of his target location (they've included Carvel, Patron Mexican, and Hi 5 Bar and Grill), steals cash, and flees. No injurie ... More >>

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    August 5, 2010

    Equinox on Prince Street: Best Place to Get Your Bike Stolen?

    Click to enlarge. (Via Bowery Boogie)​Bowery Boogie notes another creative (prose-picture!) missive to bike thieves today. This one is reportedly posted all around the Equinox gym at 69 Prince Street, at Crosby. The text of it reads: ATTN: BIKE THIEVES WHO KEEP STEALING FROM OUTSIDE EQUINOX R ... More >>

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    July 23, 2010

    The Best 'Reward for Stolen Bike' Ad, Ever

    ​Losing something is frustrating, losing an expensive something is incredibly frustrating, and losing an expensive something especially when you know someone took it from you is the most frustrating thing of all. Which is why this copywriter's ad seeking his bike is so utterly refreshing:

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    July 2, 2010

    New York Times Emerges Victorious in Newspaper War ... of Getting Stolen

    Via Westside Independent. Click to enlarge.​The Great War of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal rages on as absurdly over-compensatory advertisements continue to be placed around New York, and, uh, that's it. Except for this, with which the New York Times gets to declare victory ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    Have You Seen... Doctors Office Robber (Update)

    ​You may remember this woman: Back in September police were looking for her in connection with a series of doctors office robberies. The thief would breeze into the offices, sometimes posing as a patient, and take things out of purses; in one case she stole a guy's wallet out of his pants as t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    Have You Seen... Persistent Bronx Burglar

    ​On July 15th, the man pictured is believed to have burglarized a New York City Housing Authority storage facility at 1368 Webster Avenue in The Bronx. He must have gotten the impression from the lack of response that he'd gotten away with it, and so returned to the same facility on October 11 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Kitten Roasting Teen Speaks: "It's Dead, Bitch!"

    17-year-old Cheyenne Cherry, who is accused of roasting a kitten in an oven to get back at her ex-roommate, has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and attempted burglary in the torture-killing of Tiger Lily (pictured) and break-in, during which she also broke up some furniture and stole DVDs and food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    The Absurdly Low Price of Lance's Recovered Bike

    The New York Post this morning -- and others, including the Associated Press -- are reporting that Lance Armstrong's time trial bike, which was stolen after the Tour of California prologue in Sacramento, was recovered when a man, not the thief, turned it in to Sacto cops.The bike, the story says, wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2007

    Cops Hunt Two Suspects in Police Shooting

    Police are looking for Dexter Bostic, left, and Robert Ellis With one man in custody this afternoon, police are conducting a city-wide manhunt for two suspects in the shooting of two young police officers in Brooklyn yesterday. A $64,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arre ... More >>

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    May 27, 2003
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    February 25, 2003