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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.

Midtown »

Man Slashed With Bottle for Not Giving Homeless Man a Cigarette, PAPD Says

Candido Jerez attacked the man near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, the PAPD said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Fire Breaks Out on 34th Street, FDNY Says

A column of smoke rose from a building across from B&H Photo on West 34th Street, witnesses said.

Chelsea »

Duane Reade Employee Gets Shoplifter to Return Some Items He Tried to Steal

Four men stole diabetes test strips and antacids from the Duane Reade at 180 W. 20th St., police said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Steals 70-Year-Old Woman's Car After Accident, Police Say

A man stole a 2008 Toyota Solara while the owner assessed damages from a prior accident, police said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Woman Claims Fabolous' Security Guard Attacked Her, Police Say

A 24-year-old woman said she tried to approach Fabolous in August but got attacked, police said.