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Times Square & Theater District »

Costumed Characters Would Need Photo ID and Background Check Under New Bill

A bill governing Times Square characters will be introduced Wednesday, City Councilman Andy King said.

Long Island City »

Police Arrest Suspect in Robbery of 90-Year-Old Man in Queens

Wade Hairston, 28, is accused of robbing the victim in front of a Stop and Shop on 48th St. on July 18.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Police Arrest 14-Year-Old and Another Suspect in Rash of Fire Escape Thefts

Police said they caught the crew responsible for many recent burglaries in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens.

Jamaica »

Man Who Walked Into McDonald's With Knife in His Back Has 106 Arrests: NYPD

Police said the injured man, Andrew Hardy, is not cooperating with investigators.

Hunts Point »

Two Rikers Guards Arrested for Cocaine Possession, Officials Say

More than a dozen other officers were referred for prosecution in a separate sweep.

Upper East Side »

Seven People Arrested at Protest of Planned Waste Transfer Station

The protest was in response to the city's plan to remove trees on the site of a planned ramp.

Long Island City »

Man Arrested for Killing Musician in Queensbridge Last Year, Sources Say

Police arrested Clarence Scott, 29, in the 2013 killing of Francisco Leal.

Ditmars »

Police Arrest Sex Offender for Trying to Lure Girl Into SUV in Astoria

Police arrested Houshang Hakimi, 69, for allegedly trying to lure a 12-year-old into a car last week.

Central Harlem »

Police Crack Down on Illegal Dirt Bikes With Weekend Arrests

Residents of Harlem and The Bronx have long complained about the danger posed by packs of bikers.

Midtown South »

More Than 185 Phish Fans Busted After Two Days of MSG Concerts, Police Say

More than 185 people were busted after two shows in Phish's four-night concert series, police said.

Crown Heights »

Police Officer Hurts Back Vouchering Massive Haul of Homeless Man's Stuff

Officer Mariano Virella hurt his back during a 24-hour vouchering session.

Greenwich Village »

Man Arrested for Sending Kids Into Traffic to Sell Candy, Police Say

A man was arrested after leaving his three children alone to sell fruit snacks in the Village.

Astoria »

Man Arrested for Knifepoint Rape in Queens Home, Cops Say

Police arrested Andres Santana, 30, for the attack, which took place in the 114th Precinct Wednesday.

Civic Center »

City Councilman Among Those Arrested in Brooklyn Hospital Closings Protest

Brad Lander was arrested after marching over the Brooklyn Bridge with hundreds of protesters.

Hudson Heights »

Alleged Fire Escape Burglar Captured in Hudson Heights, Authorities Say

Abraham Hichez, 43, was arrested June 13 after being spotted on the rooftop of 720 Fort Washington Ave.

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