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Chelsea »

Man Punched a Stranger 'To Let Out My Anger,' Police Say

"I hit him 'cause I was mad," the 27-year-old suspect told authorities during his arrest.

Bed-Stuy »

Air Conditioner Break-Ins Rise as Summer Heats Up in Bed-Stuy, Police Say

Thieves are pushing in air conditioners to gain entry to people's apartments, police warn.

Crown Heights »

Detective Chases Down Teen Who Attacked 82-Year-Old in Crown Heights: NYPD

An NYPD detective saw the robbery in Crown Heights and arrested the 15-year-old.

Hudson Heights »

Crime Down in Uptown Precinct After Months of Increases

Crime fell by almost 19 percent between May 25 and June 21, compared to the same time last year.

Fort Greene »

Police Searching for Suspect in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill Bike Thefts

Thirteen bikes were stolen in the 88th Precinct over the past month.

Fort Greene »

Muggers Hitting Major Streets in Ft. Greene and Clinton Hill, Police Say

Ten out of 14 robberies in the 88th Precinct occurred on Myrtle and Atlantic avenues.

Upper West Side »

Laptop Stolen From Fordham College Student, Police Say

The student left the laptop unattended in a changing room next to the school's theater.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Cabbie Takes Off With Patron's Phone, Returns to Throw Glass Bottle at Her

The cab driver snatched the passenger's phone after an argument over the price of fare, police said.

Chelsea »

Teen's Rolex Stolen Off His Wrist Outside Chelsea Club, Police Say

A thief slipped the watch off his left wrist, police said.

High Bridge »

City Launches Summer Initiative to Tackle Spike in Shootings and Homicides

"Summer All Out" will see 330 officers sent out to patrol 10 precincts with rising crime.

Civic Center »

Stop-and-Frisk Has Little Impact on Crime Rate, Bratton Says

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Monday that stop-and-frisk has little impact in deterring crime.

Williamsburg »

INTERACTIVE MAP: Rise in Serious Crime Seen in Most NYPD Precincts

And it's not just murders and shootings that are increasing across most of New York City.  

Civic Center »

De Blasio Says NYPD Will Overcome Spike in Shootings, Homicides

The mayor said better training and technology will bring the crime numbers down.

Inwood »

Crime Spikes in Upper Manhattan for Third Month in a Row

Crime rose 15 percent in the last 28-day period compared to the same time last year.

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

Scammer Steals $1,300 From Victim After Praying With Her, NYPD Says

The scammer handed a woman a package he claimed contained $75,000, and asked her to give it to charity.