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East Village »

Meet the Drummer Who Rescued Woman Stranded on an East Village Fire Escape

Austin Branda, an aspiring Broadway drummer, was caught on camera rescuing a stranded woman.

Union Square »

Man Reunited With Dog Lost During Home Depot Shooting

A good Samaritan went to great lengths to return Fritz to his owner after the fatal Home Depot shooting.

Greenwich Village »

Man Attacks 4 People With Spatula Outside Pizzeria, Police Say

Mohammed Hardy, 28, burst into a pizzeria looking for a knife, but he found only a spatula, police said.

Hamilton Heights »

Donations Pour in to Help Bury 15-Year-Old Killed in Hamilton Heights Fire

Melisa Mendez's wake will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ortiz Funeral Home on 190th Street and Broadway.

Long Island City »

Good Samaritan Saves Man Who Jumped in East River for Ice Bucket Challenge

Artur Mierzejewski, 34, helped the man, who jumped in for the "ice bucket challenge."

Melrose »

VIDEO: Shopkeeper Takes Gun From Masked Thief and Tries to Chase Him Down

Ali Muhammad Hamissou slugged a gun-toting thief who was robbing his shop, he said.

Union Square »

Subway Hero Meets Girl He Saved From Oncoming Train

NYU worker Josh Garcia was reunited with the Bronx teen he saved after she fell on the tracks.

Columbus Circle »

Mom Who Abandoned Baby Girl on Subway Platform Indicted by Grand Jury

Frankea Aleasha-Dabbs was indicted by a grand jury for leaving her 11-month-old on a subway platform.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Waitresses Catch Thief Who Stole Elderly Woman's Wallet

The Pigalle servers trusted their instincts and caught a thief, they said.

Midtown »

Livery Driver Killed by Own SUV in Midtown, Police Say

The 58-year-old driver was crushed when his own livery car pinned him against a van, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Shooting Victim Meets the Man Who Saved His Life

Antonius Wiriadjaja, 30, met the man who saved him a year after being shot.

Union Square »

Humble Hero Saves Teen Who Fell Onto Subway Tracks

Joshua Garcia said the "power of the Lord" led him to save Stephanie Xue from Union Square subway track.

East Harlem »

Police to Reward Good Samaritan Who Helped Stop East Harlem Rape

Police want to get Broadway tickets for Dale Green, who helped thwart a rape.

Williamsbridge »

Mailman Catches Twins Tossed From Burning Building

A pair of 11-month-old twins were dropped from the third story window of a burning Bronx building.

Williamsburg »

Good Samaritan Chases Off Would-be Rapist in Williamsburg, Police Say

A man attacked a 27-year-old woman in Williamsburg, but fled when a passerby intervened, police said.