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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.

Ditmars »

Dad Arrested for Bringing Pellet Gun to Astoria Playground, Cops Say

The man allegedly brought the realistic-looking toy gun to Ditmars Park, frightening other parents.

Astoria »

13-Year-Old Among Girls Arrested After Videotaped Astoria Park Brawl

Five teen girls face riot and assault charges stemming from the fight, the NYPD said Monday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Dressed Up as Construction Worker to Burgle Sites, Cops Say

Cops said Robert Woods, 59, dressed as a construction worker to break into construction sites.

Upper East Side »

Feds Raid Carlyle Hotel's Gallery in Gambling Ring Probe

The Madison Avenue gallery allegedly financed an illegal gambling ring that catered to the wealthy.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven and Melrose Had City's Fourth Highest Number of Stop-and-Frisks

Nearly 18,000 people were stopped in the 40th Precinct in 2011, according to NYPD statistics.

Washington Heights »

Cops Nab Alleged Fire-Escape Bandits in Washington Heights

Police said pair of teenagers were arrested as they tried to rob a building on West 187th street.

High Bridge »

10 Bronx Gang Members Arrested in Turf War, Officials Say

Police arrested the leaders of the Walton Townsend Gang, known as the WTG, the NYPD said.

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