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Upper West Side »

Missing Dog That Kevin Bacon Helped Search For Has Died, Owner Says

The missing local dog that residents pitched in to help find has died, according to the owner. 

Washington Heights »

NYPD Detective Convicted of Assault in Biker Beating Case

Det. Wojciech Braszczok and his co-defendant were found not guilty of gang assault, the top charge.

Meatpacking District »

Whitney Museum To Throw Opening 'Block Party' on Gansevoort Street

The museum plans to celebrate its opening with a block party May 2.

Civic Center »

NYPD Detective Who Ranted at Uber Driver Goes Before CCRB, And Apologizes

Det. Patrick Cherry admitted he was out of line and apologized for yelling at the driver.  

Civic Center »

Detective Who Screamed at Uber Driver Removed From Elite Post: Bratton

Det. Patrick Cherry has been placed on modified duty and transferred out of his elite command.

West Village »

NYPD Detective Who Screamed at Uber Driver Won't Be Fired: Sources

Det. Patrick Cherry claims that before the video began, the driver flipped him off, sources said.

West Village »

NYPD Detective Caught on Camera Screaming at Uber Driver Identified

The Civilian Complaint Review Board is investigating the incident, officials said. 

West Village »

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Chews Out Uber Driver in Foul-Mouthed Tirade

A YouTube video purports to show a police encounter with an Uber driver in the 6th Precinct.

Chelsea »

Driver Accelerated Right Before Crash That Killed Bob Simon: Sources

The driver's license of Reshad Abdul Fedahi, Simon's driver, was suspended nine times, sources said.

Chelsea »

'60 Minutes' Reporter Bob Simon Killed in West Side Highway Crash: Police

The veteran correspondent for the news show died after the car he was riding in crashed.

West Village »

Model Crashes Porsche Then Threatens to Get Police Officer Fired: Sources

Dara Tomanovich told an officer she was friends with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, sources said.

Washington Heights »

Biker Paralyzed During Faceoff With SUV Doesn't Blame Driver for Injuries

Edwin Mieses spoke out for the first time since being run over and paralyzed last fall by Alexian Lien.

Financial District »

Spring Thaw is Only Solution to Ice Falling From WTC, Officials Say

Nothing can be done to stop ice tumbling onto the street, officials said.

Financial District »

West Side Highway Reopens After 7-Hour Closure Due to Ice Falling From WTC

The West Side Highway was shut down from 8:30 a.m. to about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Greenwich Village »

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Parked Police Car on W. Side Highway, Police Say

The police car was pulled over and had its rooftop lights flashing, the NYPD said.