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Woman's $20K Engagement Ring Stolen from Upper West Side Gym, Police Say

The woman left the ring unattended at the Columbus Avenue gym, police said. 

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Parents Renew Call for Safety Measures After Student Struck Near UWS School

The victim, 13, was hit by a driver on Columbus Avenue earlier this week, prompting outcry from parents.

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Thief Arrested for Stealing 38 T-Shirts from Gap, Police Say

The man stuffed the shirts, valued at $1,138, inside his jacket and walked out, police said. 

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Knife-Wielding Mugger Targets Women Near Riverside Park, Police Say

The female suspect has approached two women and demanded they hand over their property. 

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Man Wanted for Snatching Women's Credit Cards at UWS Thai Restaurant

The suspect struck twice at Land Thai Kitchen on Amsterdam Avenue in September, police said.

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Overgrown Lot Next to Ray's Pizza to Become Community Garden

An Upper West Sider has plans to convert a West 82nd Street space into a vibrant garden this spring. 

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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.