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Lower East Side »

Burglar Steals $25K From LES Grocery After Breaking Through Ceiling: Police

Police said a man broke in and took the money after the business closed for the day on March 3.

Jackson Heights »

Driver's Blood Alcohol Won't Be Considered in Crash That Killed Girl, 3

The DMV judge didn't take the driver's .039 blood alcohol level as evidence at the Jan. 6 hearing.

Chinatown »

Father Fatally Shot Near His Chinatown Home, Police Say

Rashaun Nicholson, 31, had been shopping for gifts before he was gunned down Sunday, family said.

Lower East Side »

Armed Robbers Go on Late-Night Spree in East River Park, Police Say

Two men and two women attacked victims in a Lower East Side park, fleeing with valuables, police said.

Lower East Side »

VIDEO: $400 Pendant Snatched Off Teen in LES Elevator, Police Say

A thief quickly grabbed the pendant from the 18-year-old's neck, according to video released by police.

Flushing »

3-Year-Old Fatally Struck by SUV in Queens

Allison Liao, 3, was hit Sunday while crossing Main Street in Flushing.

Lower East Side »

Relatives Mourn Mentally Ill Man Who Jumped From Manhattan Bridge

Thomas Lee Miller, 33, jumped to his death from the Manhattan Bridge Friday evening.

Lower East Side »

Man Dead on LES Sidewalk After Leap from Manhattan Bridge, Cops Say

A man's body was found on Cherry Street after police said he appeared to have leaped off the bridge.

Lower East Side »

$1M Wetland Proposed for East River Park

The Lower East Side Ecology Center would include a wetland area to shelter birds and produce clean water.

Lower East Side »

Perfect Picnic Serves Basket-Ready Sandwiches Out of LES Basement

The Perfect Picnic's new shop serves sandwiches and prepackaged meals out of a Ludlow Street basement. 

Lower East Side »

Parents Fear Age Clash as FiDi High School Moves Into LES Elementary School

Freshmen and sophomores at Millennium High School moved to the Shuang Wen School on the Lower East Side.

East Village & Lower East Side »

DOE Orders Removal of Memorial to Ousted Shuang Wen Principal

Parents rallied to save the memorial to former Principal Ling Ling Chou Friday.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Break-In at Shuang Wen School Leaves Office Ransacked

The Shuang Wen Academy Network on Cherry Street was broken into.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Shuang Wen School Investigation Reveals No Theft of Funds

An investigation into financial practices at the Shuang Wen School revealed no theft of funds.  

East Village & Lower East Side »

Chinatown's Shuang Wen School Supporters Blast DOE 'Witch Hunt'

Parents and students rallied Friday against the DOE's ongoing investigations into the high-achieving Chinatown school.