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4 Teens Arrested After Fight Sparks Gunfire on UWS Street, Police Say

Two rival crews got into a scuffle on West 95th Street last week, police said. 

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City to Cut Homeless Population at Controversial UWS Shelter by Half

Half of Freedom House's 400 homeless residents will be removed by Nov. 1.

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New UWS Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal to Tackle Homeless Shelter, Bike Lane

Rosenthal talked to DNAinfo New York about her top goals for the neighborhood. 

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Upper West Side Block to Get $50K in Antique-Looking Lampposts

The block is replacing its streetlights with bishop's crook lampposts thanks to a $50K grant.

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Neighborhood Group Files Lawsuit Against City Over UWS Shelter

Neighborhood in the Nineties is suing the city over a controversial West 95th Street shelter.

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Controversial UWS Homeless Shelters' Five-Year Contract Rejected

A pair of homeless shelters planned for West 95th Street were rejected by City Comptroller Liu. 

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Cops Step Up Patrols After Knifepoint Robberies on Columbus Avenue

The NYPD are seeking a suspect in separate cellphone robberies earlier this month. 

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Hundreds Protest W. 95th Street Homeless Shelters at Hearing with City Reps

Homeless Services leaders heard testimony from residents angry about two new homeless shelters.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Alleged UWS Senior Home Murderer Robbed Other Residents, Source Says

The man who allegedly killed Peter Lisi pawned jewelry stolen from another victim, a source said

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Maintenance Man Charged with Murdering 95-Year-Old in UWS Senior Home

Wilfred Matthews, 43, was indicted for strangling Peter Lisi, 95, seven months after the murder.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Upper West Side Locals 'Ambushed' by Homeless Housing, Pols Say

Elected officials made a last attempt to stop a move by the city to house 400 homeless adults uptown.

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Family of Woman Hit by Shopping Cart Says She'll Be in Rehab for Months

Family and friends of an Upper West Side real estate executive critically injured by a shopping cart tossed by 12-year-olds at an East Harlem mall were holding onto hope as she remained in the hospital.

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Pedestrian Struck Near Notorious 96th Street Intersection

A man was hit by a car while crossing the street at Broadway and 95th Street Thursday night.

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