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Group of Teens Attack and Rob 2 Women, Police Say

The teenagers approached the woman as they were walking in front of 571 Roosevelt Ave., police said.

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Burglar Steals $7,200 Worth of Electronics from Office Trailer

The thief forced open one of the trailer doors last week, police said.

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Man Steals Copper Wiring from Baruch Houses, Police Say

Police said 24-year-old Johnny Reyes entered an area that had "No Trespassing" signs.

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Man Steals 3 Champagne Bottles by Stuffing Them Into His Pants, Police Say

The Champagne, lifted from a refrigerator inside Beauty & Essex, was worth $2,040, police said.

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Man Calls for Takeout Then Robs Deliverymen at Gunpoint, Police Say

Police said a man used a pay phone to order food and then robbed the workers who brought it.

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Public Housing Tenants Sue Over NYCHA's Plan for Luxury High-Rises

Tenants at five public housing developments say NYCHA failed to do proper environmental reviews.

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Citi Bike Signups Scarce Among Poor New Yorkers, Data Show

A review of city data shows very few low-income residents have purchased annual Citi Bike memberships.

Upper West Side »

Public Housing Tenants Join Suit Opposing NYCHA Development Plan

The Legal Aid Society has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Douglass and Baruch Houses residents. 

Lower East Side »

Housing Authority Looking for Developers to Build on Public Land

NYCHA is seeking responses to its plan to lease land for private developments.

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Furious Residents Slam NYCHA Plan for Private High-Rises at Annual Meeting

Many residents spoke out against the plan to build market-rate apartments on public housing land. 

Lower East Side »

LES Youth Baseball League Teams Up with MLB to Help Grow Local Sports

The Lower East Side Sports Academy is launching its partnership with MLB at an event this Saturday.

Lower East Side »

Massive Drug Ring Busted For Selling Coke With Door-To-Door Delivery

Forty-one gang members working out of Lower East Side and East Village housing complexes were charged.

Lower East Side »

Mother of Slain 16-Year-Old Speaks Out at March Against LES Shootings

Arlene Delgado urged parents to be involved in their children's lives after the death of Raphael Ward.

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Police Release Surveillance Video in Fatal Shooting of 16-Year-Old Boy

Raphael Ward, 16, was shot and killed on the Lower East Side Friday night.

East Village »

LES Public Housing Residents Ignore Hurricane Sandy Evacuation Orders

Many NYCHA residents are determined to wait out Sandy in their homes located in Zone A.