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Upper East Side »

Man Who Hanged Himself in Police Custody Was Suspected Serial Burglar: NYPD

Police said they cracked the case but omitted that the prime suspect killed himself in police custody.

Forest Hills »

Burglaries Spike in 112th Precinct Amid Rash of Fire Escape Break-Ins

Police say a thief broke in through unlocked windows in 25 incidents.

Upper East Side »

Serial Burglar Uses Fire Escapes to Steal Apple Products on Upper East Side

There were 37 burglaries in December 2013, more than double the amount for the same time last year.

Washington Heights »

Man Critically Hurt in Washington Heights Kitchen Fire, FDNY Says

A fire broke out in a six-story building at 470 W. 166th St. Monday afternoon, the FDNY said.

Greenwich Village »

Village Jewel Thief Scaled Fire Escape to Break Into Apartment, Police Say

The burglar, caught on surveillance footage, made off with a bag of loot, police said.

Hudson Heights »

Alleged Fire Escape Burglar Captured in Hudson Heights, Authorities Say

Abraham Hichez, 43, was arrested June 13 after being spotted on the rooftop of 720 Fort Washington Ave.

Washington Heights »

Cops Nab Alleged Fire-Escape Bandits in Washington Heights

Police said pair of teenagers were arrested as they tried to rob a building on West 187th street.

University Heights »

Tenants Forced from Homes After Landlord Illegally Removed Fire Escapes

About 200 residents of 2400 Webb Ave. in the Bronx to be relocated after fire escapes were removed.

Greenpoint »

Man Burglarizes Greenpoint Apartment in Broad Daylight

The man climbed a fire escape and entered the apartment through a window, police say.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Burglars Use Fire Escapes to Break into Greenwich Village Apartments

Two men are wanted for five burglaries in the West Village last month using windows near fire escapes.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Advocates Call on City to Remove Illegal East Village Penthouse Addition

Tenants of 515 E. Fifth St. joined elected officials Tuesday to call on the city to enforce its ruling.

Manhattan »

Woman Injured in Fall From Washington Heights Fire Escape

The victim fell from the fire escape at 529 W. 158 Street Saturday afternoon, officials said.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Barking Dog Saves Residents From East Village Apartment Fire

Residents of East 4th Street at Second Ave. had to evacuate their building when the bodega below them caught on fire.

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