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MetroCard Moocher Leads Police on Chase Across 14th St. Subway Tracks: NYPD

The man was asking passengers to swipe him through, police said.

Midtown »

Woman Fatally Struck by MTA Bus in Midtown, Officials Say

The woman was jaywalking when a bus hit her on West 57th Street, officials said.

Chelsea »

Man Struck by Car in Chelsea, Officials Say

The 46-year-old victim was hit near Eighth Avenue and West 28th Street, officials said.

Meatpacking District »

Family Brings Special Italian Bread From Fellini's Hometown to Eighth Ave

A new restaurant on Eighth Avenue will serve authentic piadina imported from Italy, the owner said.

Chelsea »

Historic Former Bank on 8th Avenue Seeks New Tenant

The space was previously occupied by the men's spa Nickel.

Midtown »

VIDEO: Man Shot by Police as He Attacks Officer With Hammer, Sources Say

Police believe the man attacked four people with a hammer in Manhattan this week.

Midtown »

Hammer Attacker Was a 'Ticking Time Bomb,' Neighbors Say

David Baril's neighbors said his mental health had been deteriorating for years. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Worker Dies in 24-Story Fall Down Hell's Kitchen Elevator Shaft, NYPD Says

The worker fell at the future site of the Riu Hotel, 301 W. 46th St., officials said.

West Village »

Philip Seymour Hoffman Hangout Chocolate Bar is Closing

The Eighth Avenue cafe and sweetshop will close at the end of this month, the owner said.

Meatpacking District »

Woman Drags Victim by Hair in Meatpacking District Attack, Police Say

It took three police officers to pull Sophia Tolbert, 23, away from the 26-year-old victim, NYPD said. 

Chelsea »

750 Customers Lose Power in Chelsea Outage, Con Ed Says

The outage affected buildings on West 30th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, Con Ed said.

Midtown »

New York Times' David Carr Dies After Collapsing in Newsroom, Paper Says

David Carr died Thursday just hours after moderating a panel with Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald.

Times Square & Theater District »

Couple Shot in Murder-Suicide at Times Square Hotel, Police Say

Brandi Quijano was killed by her boyfriend who then shot himself in the Times Square Hotel, police said.

Midtown »

Police Search for Suspect in Fatal Stabing Inside a Deli Near Times Square

The man was found unconscious outside 213 W. 40th St. in Midtown, police said.

Chelsea »

Large Fire Near Penn Station Disrupts Morning LIRR Commute, MTA Says

The blaze started in a construction site at the West End Concourse of Penn Station, officials said.