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Civic Center »

Park Enforcement Officer Kicked in Face While Trying to Ticket Vendor: NYPD

A man was arrested for kicking a Park Enforcement Patrol Officer in the face, police said.

Mount Hope »

MAP: 577 People Shot in NYC So Far This Year, Data Shows

There were 577 shootings in the first half of 2015, 10 percent more than in the first half of 2014.

TriBeCa »

Cop in DA's Wiretaps Squad Filed $5K in Bogus Invoices, Prosecutors Say

Det. Michael Bazerman maintains that authorities lost the equipment due to poor accounting practices.

TriBeCa »

Downtown's First Precinct Welcomes New Top Cop

Capt. Brendan Timoney, previously with the Ninth Precinct, is now First Precinct. commanding officer.

Battery Park City »

Blacks Account For 57% of Downtown Stop-And-Frisks, But 3% of Population

There were 3,626 stops in Manhattan's First Precinct in 2011, according the the NYPD.

SoHo »

SoHo Street Vendors Sue City Over 'Illegal' Raid

Street vendors whose goods were seized in May say NYPD officers issued them tickets unfairly.

SoHo »

City Should Overhaul Complex Street Vendor Laws, Police Say

SoHo residents are demanding big changes to rules for vendors they say have taken over their streets.

TriBeCa »

'Loud' FreshDirect Truck Draws Noise Complaints in TriBeCa

A FreshDirect truck that parks at Thomas and Hudson streets is too loud, locals said.

Downtown »

Police Hunt Suspect in Downtown Break-Ins

Photo released of man believed to be involved in series of eight Financial heists in recent weeks.

Manhattan »

NYPD Hunts Suspect in String of Subway Robberies

The suspect allegedly robbed seven people in February and March.

Manhattan »

Rapper Jim Jones Arrested in SoHo for Driving Without License

Jones was issued a desk appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in court April 26.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

9/11 Anniversary Bumps Date of Fashion's Night Out

The annual SoHo fashion event, normally held on Sept. 10, will be moved to Sept. 8 this year because of security concerns.

Manhattan »

NYPD Blotter: Downtown Crime Round Up

Crimes in lower Manhattan's 1st Precinct this week include wallet snatchers and Mucinex theft.

Manhattan »

NYPD Blotter: Downtown Crime Roundup

A bride lost her engagement ring the night before her wedding, and police arrested two men for subway thefts.

Manhattan »

Commanding Officer Leaves First Precinct After Five Years of Service

Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is moving to Patrol Borough Manhattan South.