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Lower East Side »

Police Issue 90 Tickets to Chinatown Buses Under New Law

The 7th Precinct has issued 90 tickets to bus operators, said Capt. Timothy Wilson.

Lower East Side »

Woman Slashed in Face After Confronting Man Who Used Anti-Gay Slurs: Police

Takeam Brison attacked the woman when she told him to stop using homophobic slurs, police said.

Chinatown »

City Will Begin Fining Illegal Chinatown Buses by August

Long-distance bus companies risk fines as high as $2,500 for breaking rules established a year ago.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Releases $74B Budget, Boosting Funds for Schools, NYPD and NYCHA

Mayor Bill de Blasio's first budget includes funding increases pre-K, police precincts and CUNY.

Coney Island »

NYPD Overhauls Fire Protocol and May Train With FDNY After Officer Dies

The police department didn't have any rules in place for that specific emergency situation.

Lower East Side »

Man Sucker Punched and Knocked Unconscious on Bowery, Police Say

The 23-year-old victim had his jaw broken after being punched in the back of the head, police said.

Corona »

Police Officers Rescue Families from Burning Corona Home

The officers saw the large fire while out on a patrol, they said.

East Village »

Man Wanted in Failed East Village Bank Robbery, Police Say

Police were looking for a man who tried to rob a Chase bank, the NYPD said.

Lower East Side »

Hit-and-Run Driver Strikes Officer in Chinatown, Sparking Police Chase

A man driving with a woman and a dog led officers on a chase after hitting an officer, the NYPD said.

Lower East Side »

Burglar Steals MacBook and Jar of Change From LES Apartment, Cops Say

More than $2,600 worth of items were stolen from a Ludlow Street apartment, police said.

Financial District »

Man's Body Pulled from East River Near Wall Street

The body of a man in his 60s was pulled from the East River near Pier 11.

Morningside Heights »

Cops Nab Suspect in Morningside Heights Burglary Spree

Police say Jerome Holloway, 49, is behind four recent burglaries.

Midtown »

Police Find Missing Japanese Tourist

Ayako Sato was found in good health. She'd been reported missing after checking out of a Midtown hotel.

Midtown »

Japanese Tourist Reported Missing After Stay at Midtown Hotel

Police are searching for Ayako Sato, 47, who was reported missing Thursday.

Astoria »

Cops Seize Fireworks Worth Thousands of Dollars in Queens Home

George Liakas, 26, was found with 50 boxes of fireworks and pounds of explosives, cops say.