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West Harlem »

Man Who Escaped NYPD Custody Over Weekend Was Re-Arrested, Cops Say

Lawrence Mason, 52, who escaped custody over the weekend, was arrested on 112th Street Tuesday.

Times Square & Theater District »

FBI Increases $65K Reward for Tips on 2008 Times Square Bomber

Officials boosted a reward for information on the 2008 Army Recruiting Center bombing in Times Square

Bed-Stuy »

Police Investigating Alleged Anti-Gay Assault by Cops, Kelly Says

Three men were walking past the 79th Precinct on June 2 when they were stopped by police.

Civic Center »

NYPD Almost Destroyed Ricin Sample Before it Was Tested, Sources Say

In flouting the city's bioterror protocols, the NYPD nearly degraded ricin sent to Mayor Bloomberg.

New York City »

New 911 System Crashes Twice in Two Days, Police Say

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the new $2.1 billion 911 system went down after it launched.

New York City »

Blood-Smeared Mail Sent to Bill de Blasio's Office, NYPD Says

Blood-smeared letters were sent to de Blasio's 1 Centre St. office, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Crutch-Wielding 'Air Conditioner Bandit' Eyed in String of New Burglaries

Cops identified Robert Jones, 49, as a person of interest in a new round of burglaries in Hell's Kitchen.

Battery Park City »

New Security Plan Could Endanger Statue of Liberty Visitors, NYPD Warns

A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.

Greenwich Village »

Kelly Says More Cops to Patrol Village After Anti-Gay Killing

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly called the shooting of Mark Carson an "assassination."

Greenwich Village »

Gay Man Shot in Hate Crime Faced Discrimination 'With Grace,' Friend Says

Mark Carson, 32, was shot to death over the weekend in what police are investigating as a hate crime.

South Jamaica »

South Jamaica Teen Shot and Killed Coming Home from Sweet 16 Party

Daja Robinson, 14, was gunned down on the Q6 bus as it sat idle Saturday night, police said.

Long Island City »

Dozens Charged in Massive Drug Sweep in Queens

Officials busted 51 people for peddling drugs in two public housing developments in Astoria and LIC.

Inwood »

Inwood Hill Park Needs More Policing During Summer Months, Espaillat Says

The usual NYPD efforts will not be enough to protect Inwood Hill Park this summer, Espaillat said.

New York City »

NYPD Will Release Non-Toxic Gas in Subways for Airborne Weapons Test

Police will release non-toxic gas into 21 subway lines this summer as part of a study.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Says Inspector General Would 'Handcuff' NYPD

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is making public safety a cornerstone of his campaign.