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Lower East Side »

Driver Runs into Woman, Knocking Her to the Ground After Argument: Police

Police said a 32-year-old woman drove her car into another person after an argument last weekend.

Civic Center »

New Prosecutor Will Lead Retrial in Etan Patz Case

The former lead prosecutor, Joan Illuzi-Orbon, has resigned to run for Staten Island District Attorney.

Chinatown »

Chinatown Rape Victim Tried to Fight Off Teenage Attackers, Officials Say

The "barely conscious" woman tried to push the three 16-year-olds away as they repeatedly touched her.

Civic Center »

Accused Hammer Attacker Granted a Psychiatric Evaluation

David Baril was arraigned via video feed from his hospital room in Bellevue Wednesday.

Sunset Park »

NYPD and District Attorney Eyeing Sunset Park Building for Evidence Storage

The NYPD and the Manhattan District Attorney's office want to lease space in an industrial warehouse.

Central Harlem »

Anti-Violence Group Strengthens Screening to Push Out Active Gang Members

The move comes after DNAinfo reported that the program, staffed by ex-gang members, is under scrutiny.

Central Harlem »

De Blasio Supports Model of Troubled Harlem Anti-Violence Program

The mayor said he was unaware of problems at the Mission Society's Harlem SNUG site.

East Village »

Suspect in Killing of Alphabet City Rapper Charged for Shooting in December

Shaquille Fuller was arraigned on Monday, according to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.

Lower East Side »

Man Who Stabbed Ex-Girlfriend in Front of Police Has Been Indicted, DA Says

Brian Quattrocchi was charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, assault and attempted assault.

Midtown »

Knicks Fan Who Attacked Gay Couple Pleads Guilty To Hate Crime

Martin Martinez was among a group that attacked the two men outside Madison Square Garden.

SoHo »

Etan Patz Suspect Told Ex-Wife He Strangled a 'Gringo,' She Says at Trial

The ex-wife of Pedro Hernandez said he confessed to strangling a "gringo" more than 30 years ago.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Judge Dismisses Case Against Surfer Who Punched Dog Owner

Corey Pohan, 32, knocked out a stranger on the street in July.

Union Square »

VIDEO: Photographer Arrested for 2-Finger Ring Police Say is Brass Knuckles

Andre Perry, 32, was charged with weapons possession for wearing a $30 Dallas & Dynasty ring.

Flatiron »

Man Disguises Stolen Citi Bike by Painting It Purple, Police Say

Christian Damgaard was caught with a stolen Citi Bike that he painted purple, police said.

Flatiron »

Man Attacked With Hammer at Hotel Construction Site, Police Say

Gregory Walters hit a man in the head with a hammer at the Clock Tower Edition Hotel site, police said.