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Upper West Side »

Ex-Con Who Robbed UWS Women In Their Buildings Arrested, Police Say

Howard Stokes followed two women into their buildings to rob them in October, police said.

Arden Heights »

Two Workers Shot in Attempted New Year's Day Deli Robbery, Police Say

The two men were taken to Staten Island University Hopsital North.

Jamaica »

Robber Shoots at Off-Duty Officer in Queens, Police Say

A man fired at the police officer after trying to rob him, the NYPD said.

Mariners Harbor »

Cabbie Flees Passenger Who Tried to Rob Him at Gunpoint, Police Say

The suspect pulled a gun on the driver and demanded money, but the cabbie sped away, police said.

Crown Heights »

Deli Worker Fights Off Armed Robber in Crown Heights, Then Quits Job

The attempted robbery took place at the 3 Star Deli on Saturday night, police said.

Civic Center »

CUNY Prof Charged in Brooklyn Bridge Clash That Injured Police, NYPD Says

Eric Linsker, 29, tried to hurl a trash can onto a crowded roadway below him, police said.

Long Island City »

Mugger Hits Victim With Stocking-Covered Brick at ATM, Police Say

Police said the suspect struck the victim in the head with a stocking with a brick inside of it.

Washington Heights »

Livery Cabdriver Shot in Possible Robbery Attempt Uptown, Police Say

The victim, 30, was shot in the stomach and chest outside the Rangel Houses, police said. 

Clifton »

VIDEO: Gas Station Attendant Pistol Whipped During Attempted Robbery

The man was hit when he refused to hand over cash, police said.

Concourse Village »

Dapper Trio Tie Up Woman in Her Home But Leave Empty-Handed, Police Say

Three people tried to rob a Concourse Village woman in her apartment, police said.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Straphanger Stabbed After Refusing to Give Up Wallet, NYPD Says

Two men tried to rob a passenger on a Q train Tuesday, police said.

Astoria »

Suspect in Custody After Trying to Rob Astoria Laundromat, NYPD Says

Police arrested a 33-year-old man for the gunpoint robbery, which took place early Friday.

East New York »

Police Seek Pair of Suspects in East New York Robbery and Shooting

Police are looking for two men suspected of attempted robbery and shooting in East New York.

Bed-Stuy »

Man Tries to Rob Bed-Stuy Check-Casher With 'Bomb' Note, Police Say

A man tried to rob Pay-O-Matic with a note claiming he had a bomb.

Midtown »

Man Tries to Steal $2K in Pants From Gap, Police Say

Gap security stopped a man from stealing $2,000 worth of women's pants, police said.