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Fraudster Steals Nearly $2K from Upper West Side Dry Cleaner in Phone Scam

A man pretending to be a Con Edison worker collected nearly $2,000 from Spotmaster Cleaners.

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Officer Who Handed Out Most Bike Tickets Helped Catch Kidnapper, NYPD Says

Officer Joshua Vincek was responsible for a record number of cyclist summonses.

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You Told Us: Did This NYPD Officer Write too Many Tickets for Bicyclists?

News that an officer in the 20th Precinct handed out the most summonses in the city divided readers.

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Police Adding More Officers at School After Report of Driver Luring Kids

A man tried to lure kids into his black SUV by offering them candy outside P.S. 87, the school said. 

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Thieves Steal $1,092 in Jeans from American Apparel

Two young thieves stole 14 pairs of jeans from the Columbus Circle store. 

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Central Park West Church Volunteer Had Her Purse Stolen From a Pew: Police

A woman volunteering at Fourth Universalist Society had her purse and phone stolen, police said.

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Thieves Arrested for Shoplifting at Century 21

The thieves hit the store at 1972 Broadway near closing time, police said.

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Police Looking for Suspects Who Charged UWS Bar-Goer's Missing Credit Card

The victim's wallet went missing from The Dead Poet bar on Amsterdam Avenue, police said.

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Would-Be Burglar Found in Child's Bedroom on Upper West Side, Police Say

The suspect entered a West 64th Street apartment that had been left unlocked, the NYPD said.

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Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.

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Cellphone Store Manager Tied Up and Pistol-Whipped in UWS Robbery: Police

The thieves stole computers, smartphones and $1,300 in cash, police said.

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What's Closing and Canceled on the Upper West Side Due to the Blizzard

Local businesses and organizations are bracing for about 2 feet of snow during the winter storm.

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Burglar Steals Cash, Tequila and Scotch From Bar, Police Say

A burglar broke into wine and tapas spot Bar Rique, stealing $750 and two bottles of booze, police said.

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Man Tries to Rob Chase Bank on Columbus Avenue, Police Say

The suspect passed a bank teller a note demanding money but fled empty-handed, police said.

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Bronx Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Henry Hudson Parkway, Police Say

The biker crashed into a median and was flung into oncoming traffic.