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Crown Heights »

New Leader of Brooklyn's 71st Precinct Takes on 'Knockout' Attacks

Deputy Inspector George Fitzgibbon took over Crown Heights' 71st Precinct at the end of October.

Crown Heights »

After Big Jump, Crown Heights' 71st Precinct Sees Dramatic Drop in Crime

One of the most extreme crime increases in the city has finally ebbed, police say. 

New York City »

After Sandy, Tow Trucks Prey On Battered Cars

Police said tow truck drivers have been stealing damaged cars off the street in the wake of the storm.

Manhattan »

City Crime Spike Blamed on Warm Winter

Lack of snow and freezing temperatures blamed for crime increase this year.

Manhattan »

Report: Crime Soared in Central Park Last Year

Major crimes in Central Park reportedly jumped by 50 percent between 2009 and 2010 in the city.