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Washington Heights »

'Kidnapping' That Scared Washington Heights Was Birthday Prank, Cops Say

The brazen kidnapping turned out to be a birthday prank, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

New York City »

'Cannibal Cop' Conspirator Arrested for Allegedly Plotting to Kidnap Woman

Authorities say Michael Vanhise, 22, offered an NYPD officer $5,000 to kidnap a New York woman.

Olinville »

Police Hunt for Man in Alleged Shooting, Arson, Carjacking, and Abduction

Police say Fitz Edwards shot at his partner, then took off with the couple's children.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Levi Aron Sentenced to 40 Years to Life in Slaying of Leiby Kletzky

Levi Aron was sentenced to 40 years to life on Wednesday in the kidnapping and murder of Leiby Kletzky.

Upper West Side »

Cops Seek Man Who Tried to Kidnap Girl on Upper West Side

Police are searching for a man they accuse of attempted kidnapping at the end of July.

East Harlem »

Carlina White's Kidnapper Sentenced to 12 Years

Ann Pettway, who pleaded guilty of kidnapping 19-day-old Carlina White, was sentenced Monday.

New York City »

Alleged Kidnappers Who Stashed Victim in Detective's House Are Arraigned

Two men who allegedly kidnapped a man and stashed him in a house owned by an detective were arraigned.

SoHo »

Alleged Etan Patz Killer Moved to Jail from Psych Ward

Pedro Hernandez, 51, was moved to the Manhattan Detention Complex after weeks in Bellevue.

SoHo »

Police Investigating Etan Patz Case Return to Prince Street Site

Police returned Tuesday to the Soho spot where Pedro Hernandez says he killed Etan Patz in 1979.

Corona »

Man Who Tried to Kidnap Boy in Front of School Fled City, Cops Say

Cops are on the hunt for a suspect accused of trying to abduct a child in front of P.S. 92 in Corona.

SoHo »

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Confessed to Church Group in 1980s, Reports Say

Pedro Hernandez allegedly confessed to killing Etan Patz in the 1980s, but no one told cops, reports say.

Astoria »

Man Stabbed to Death in Apartment on Steinway Street in Astoria

Victim of stabbing had attempted to leave the apartment, but was allegedly held there at knifepoint.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Etan Patz Search Temporarily Suspended at SoHo Building

The "stain of interest" was found at 127 Prince St., where the FBI is searching for Etan Patz. 

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

Stolen Bunny Returned to SoHo Boutique Owners

Stolen rabbit Miss Cooper was given back to its owners by police early Saturday morning.

Howard Beach & Richmond Hill »

Mom Who Snatched Baby from Queens Hospital Charged with Kidnapping

Leila Rajnarine, 40, ran off with 8-month-old Nevita Jagdeo from Queens General Hospital Wednesday.

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