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Far Rockaway »

Queens Man Arrested for Making Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Verdict

Remel Newson, 20 was simply posting the lyrics of a Drake song, his lawyer says.

Long Island City »

Mugger Robs Elderly Blind Man Twice in Queensbridge Houses, Cops Say

The suspect targeted a 73-year-old blind man in two robberies; one incident left the victim hospitalized.

New York City »

City Council Reins in NYPD with Stop-and-Frisk and Inspector General Bills

The City Council also passed the 2014 budget and overrode the mayor's veto of the paid sick leave bill.

Park Slope »

Checks Stolen Twice from Same Park Slope Apartment Building, Police Say

Residents of a Third Street apartment building say checks were stolen from their mailbox.

SoHo »

Thief Steals Musician's Guitars From Car in SoHo, Cops Say

After playing at The Back Fence, the musician told police he had a guitar worth $3,300 stolen.

Gowanus »

Locals Oppose Rock 'n' Roll Bar for Kids on Gowanus Waterfront

Rock and Roll Playhouse will bring late nights, alcohol and loud music to the neighborhood, locals say.

Inwood »

Inwood Hill Park Needs More Policing During Summer Months, Espaillat Says

The usual NYPD efforts will not be enough to protect Inwood Hill Park this summer, Espaillat said.

Woodside »

Video Shows 7 Train Passenger Sucker-Punching Straphanger, Cops Say

Police are looking for the pony tailed man who punched someone on the 7 train near 69th Street Station.

Midwood »

Cops Search for Thug Who Knocked Down 71-year-old Woman and Stole Her Purse

Police are looking for the man who stole a 71-year-old woman's purse in Brooklyn.

West Farms »

Elderly Bronx Man Robbed After Buying Mother's Day Flowers

An elderly man was robbed after buying flowers he intended to place on his dead mother's memorial.  

East New York »

East New York Man Killed in Shooting Sunday Morning

A 22-year-old man from East New York was killed in a shooting Sunday morning.

Wakefield »

West Farms Man Killed in Wakefield Shooting

A West Farms man died after being shot in the head Sunday morning. No arrests have been made.

Crown Heights »

With Crime Up Across Crown Heights, Each Avenue Finds Its Niche

From fake checks to phone snatches, assaults to robberies, crime is up, and location-specific. 

Sunnyside »

Ex-NYPD Cop Sentenced to 4 Years Behind Bars in Gun-Smuggling Plot

Ali Oklu allegedly planned to transport three M-16 rifles, a shotgun and 16 handguns across state lines.

New York City »

Joe Lhota Says Inspector General Would 'Handcuff' NYPD

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is making public safety a cornerstone of his campaign.