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Bushwick »

Bushwick Burglaries Up as Thieves Target Boom of Construction Sites: Police

Burglaries have jumped 39 percent, partly driven by thefts of new appliances and tools, police say.

Fort Greene »

MAP: Fort Greene's Top 5 Crime Hot Spots

From the Ingersoll Houses to Fort Greene Park, police are tackling Fort Greene's five crime hot spots.

Concourse »

VIDEO: Woman Refuses to Let Go of Purse Despite Being Punched by Robbers

The suspects took the woman's cell phone but could not get her purse, according to the NYPD.

Greenpoint »

Man Slashes Greenpoint Bistro Owner After Claiming Phone Was Stolen

The owner of Milk and Roses in Greenpoint suffered two cuts to his chest from the incident, police said.

Civic Center »

Bratton Points to Dropping Crime Stats to Defend His Tenure as Commissioner

Though the number of NYC shootings is up, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said crime is down overall.

Upper West Side »

Jogger Shot in Head with BB Gun in Possible Central Park Hate Crime: Police

A woman in Central Park was shot with a BB gun by a group yelling anti-white epithets, police said.

Chelsea »

FIT Student Finds 10 Pounds of Cocaine in Her Luggage, Police Say

The woman told police she didn't know how the four bricks of cocaine ended up in her bag, the NYPD said.

Hunts Point »

Felony Assaults Up By Almost 60 Percent in City Jails, Stats Show

As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.

Belle Harbor »

Crime Surges 77 Percent in Rockaway Precinct Over Last Five Years

The 100th Precinct saw the jump, while the neighboring 101st Precinct saw a 47 percent spike.

Fort Greene »

Woman Yanks Female Cyclist from Her Bike and Robs Her, Police Say

A 27-year-old was riding on Lafayette Avenue when a woman pulled her off her bike and stole her bag.

Hamilton Heights »

Man Fatally Shot in Head Near Harlem School, Police Say

The 22-year-old victim was shot in front of 501 W. 147th St. at 1:57 a.m., police said.

West Village »

72-Year-Old Man Knocked to Ground in West Village Attack

The victim was punched by a man who was standing outside 99 Jane St., police said.

Crown Heights »

Group Arrested After Tossing Backpack Full of Guns Out Window, Police Say

Police arrested the suspects after one dropped a bag of guns out of a window on Saint Marks Avenue.

Heartland Village »

Man Punches Store Employee Who Tried to Stop Him Stealing Backpacks

A man stole backpacks from JC Penney and punched a staffer for getting in his way, police said.

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