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South Street Seaport »

Nearly Four Centuries of NYPD History Revealed in New Book

"New York City Police" looks back on how the NYPD got its start dating back to Dutch colonial times.

Norwood »

Cops Rescue Man Who Allegedly Attempted Suicide

The 40-year-old man tried to jump from a stairway window at 3070 Decatur Ave. on Tuesday.

Red Hook »

Brooklyn DA Hynes to Hold Town Hall Meeting at Red Hook Justice Center

District Attorney Charles J. Hynes will be joined by NYPD Housing Bureau Chief Joanne Jaffe.

Red Hook »

Gang Crackdown Caused Rash of Gunpoint Muggings in Red Hook, Cops Say

As cops disrupted drug activity last month, gangs sought other sources of illegal income, police say.

Red Hook »

12 People Arrested in Red Hook Drug Sweep

Six alleged drug dealers and six others were arrested in the Red Hook Houses, the DA says.

East New York »

Wheelchair-Bound Brooklyn Man Attacks Daughter with Acid

The 49-year-old woman suffered burns to her head and face, police say.

East New York »

Man Shot to Death in East New York

The 28-year-old victim was gunned down on Linden Boulevard outside the Louis H. Pink Houses.

Bushwick »

Slashed Clerk Recovering After Refusing to Let Man Use Food Stamp for Beer

The suspect tried to buy beer with a food-stamp card at a Bushwick bodega, police said.

Brownsville »

15-Year-Old Boy Arrested in Brownsville Shooting That Wounded Four Teens

Darren Wint allegedly opened fire on Fish Playground Monday after an argument, police said.

Washington Heights »

Armed Robbers Allegedly Tie Up, Rob Three People in Washington Heights

The NYPD is looking for the armed trio, who burst into the Washington Heights apartment on August 10.

Central Harlem »

Man Shot to Death in Harlem Bed and Breakfast, Sources Say

The 23-year-old victim was shot in a B&B at 54 W. 120th St. early Thursday.

Ridgewood »

Police Search for Suspect in Gunpoint Sex Assault, Robbery in Queens

Cops are hunting Joshua Robles, who allegedly attacked a woman in Ridgewood on July 29.

Washington Heights »

Relatives Mourn Washington Heights Woman Found in Queens Attic

Samantha Bermudez was found in a Richmond Hill apartment where a man committed suicide weeks earlier.

Brownsville »

Four Teens Shot on Brownsville Playground

The victims were shot in a Fulton Street playground Monday, the latest shooting in a park this summer.

East Village »

Police Release Video of Man Who Allegedly Punched, Robbed Woman

The suspect allegedly attacked the woman in the lobby of an East Village apartment building.