Remel Newson, 20 was simply posting the lyrics of a Drake song, his lawyer says.
The suspect targeted a 73-year-old blind man in two robberies; one incident left the victim hospitalized.
The City Council also passed the 2014 budget and overrode the mayor's veto of the paid sick leave bill.
Residents of a Third Street apartment building say checks were stolen from their mailbox.
After playing at The Back Fence, the musician told police he had a guitar worth $3,300 stolen.
Rock and Roll Playhouse will bring late nights, alcohol and loud music to the neighborhood, locals say.
The usual NYPD efforts will not be enough to protect Inwood Hill Park this summer, Espaillat said.
Police are looking for the pony tailed man who punched someone on the 7 train near 69th Street Station.
Police are looking for the man who stole a 71-year-old woman's purse in Brooklyn.
An elderly man was robbed after buying flowers he intended to place on his dead mother's memorial.
A 22-year-old man from East New York was killed in a shooting Sunday morning.
A West Farms man died after being shot in the head Sunday morning. No arrests have been made.
From fake checks to phone snatches, assaults to robberies, crime is up, and location-specific.
Ali Oklu allegedly planned to transport three M-16 rifles, a shotgun and 16 handguns across state lines.
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is making public safety a cornerstone of his campaign.
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