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Thieves Steal Chocolate and Cheese During Break-In at Hudson River Eatery

The suspects swiped the eats from Pier i after failing to find any cash, police and staff said.

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Wine Bar Meeting Ends with Purse Stolen

A woman thought she was dining with a trustworthy gentleman, but discovered that wasn't the case. 

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More UWS Police Trained to Use Radar Guns to Catch Speeding Drivers

The 20th Precinct has trained two more officers to use radar guns.

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2 Teens Busted with Illegal Gun After Chase Through Lincoln Center Station

The 16-year-olds were tracked by officers into the Lincoln Center subway station, police said.

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Pedestrian Accidents Down 75 Percent on Crash-Prone UWS

The 20th Precinct said its educational sign campaign is working in preventing accidents. 

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NYPD Training Program Aims to Take Teens to National Competition

The 20th Precinct Explorers hope to go to a national competition in Indianapolis this summer.

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Knicks Point Guard Raymond Felton Arraigned on Gun Charges

Knicks guard Raymond Felton was charged with weapons possession after turning himself in to the NYPD.

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Thief Steals 31 Pairs of Pants from American Apparel, Police Say

A shoplifter hit the popular retailer's West 73rd Street location, police said.

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Pedestrians at Fault for Recent UWS Traffic Accidents, Police Say

The 20th Precinct's top officer blamed recent crashes on pedestrians stepping into intersections. 

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Man Beaten and Robbed on West 75th Street, Police Say

The victim was walking eastbound when he was approached, punched and mugged by two men, police said.

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Cops Seek Man Who Tried to Kidnap Girl on Upper West Side

Police are searching for a man they accuse of attempted kidnapping at the end of July.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Cops Hunt Cross-Dressing Police-Impersonating Thief

Police say the suspected thief who posed as a cop was a man dressed as a woman.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Pickpockets Target Elderly Bus Riders on Upper West Side, Police Say

Pickpockets have targeted elderly bus riders on buses all over the Upper West Side, police say.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Lincoln Center an Accident Hotspot for Pedestrians

Police saw a 14 percent increase in pedestrian accidents in the 20th Precinct in 2011.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

UWS Police Crack Down on Street Vendors After Complaints

After months of complaints from locals who say they're overwhelmed by food vendors, police say they're working with other city agencies to identify vendors who repeatedly break the law.

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