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East Village »

Man Dies After Tire Swing Hits Him in the Face in Tompkins Square Park

Aleim Perkins, 39, died after a tire swing hit him in the face in the park, police said.    

Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

Heat complaints are on the rise, stoners are teaching sex ed, and DNAinfo looked at school diversity.

Kensington »

Family of Bodybuilder Shot by the Police Plans to Sue NYPD, City for $25M

The son of a man accidentally shot by the police plans to sue the city for $25 million.

Civic Center »

Complaints Against Police Drop 26 Percent in Late 2014, City Says

The mayor attributed the drop to reformed policing policies around marijuana and stop-and-frisk.

Clinton Hill »

Akai Gurley Was Planning Surprise Trip to Mom When He Was Shot by Officer

The Brooklyn District Attorney announced plans Friday to present the shooting to a grand jury.

College Point »

NYPD Unveils Body Camera Pilot Program for Its Officers

Officers from six commands will be wearing the cameras.

Bed-Stuy »

Cabdriver Robbed at Gunpoint on Thanksgiving, Police Say

Three men took the woman's money and cellphone.

Boerum Hill »

Man Snatches Cellphone from 11-Year-Old in Boerum Hill, Police Say

The robber then stuck his hands in the victims pocket and demanded money, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Strikes Alleged Fare Beater With Nightstick

Video shows an officer hitting the suspect over the head with a nightstick during an arrest in Brooklyn.

East Flatbush »

Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian

The driver was behind the wheel of a gray 2013-2014 Ford Mustang, police said.

Williamsburg »

Teen Tries to Light Bodega Worker on Fire With Axe Body Spray, Police Say

The teen also bit the worker after using a fake debit card at the Williamsburg store, police said

Bed-Stuy »

NYPD Officers Indicted for Beating Brooklyn Teen After Chase, Sources Say

Officers David Afanador and Tyrane Isaac were charged with assaulting Kahreem Tribble in August.

Midtown »

Mayor and NYPD Boss Deny Rift in Wake of High-Profile Resignation

Days after NYPD Chief Philip Banks resigned, de Blasio and Bratton insisted they're on the same page.

Morningside Heights »

Homeless Man Arrested for Sex Assault in Columbia Student Housing: Police

The 27-year-old attacker followed the woman into off-campus student housing, police said. 

Columbus Circle »

Man Found Dead in Bathtub of Hotel Mogul's Central Park South Apartment

Sean Verdi was found dead inside a bathtub around 8:20 a.m. Wednesday, sources said.

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