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Upper East Side »

Police Name Suspect in Central Park Rape

Omar Hoist, 32, dragged a woman into a grassy area and raped her early Sunday, police say.

West Harlem »

Group to Protest DA's Handling of Transgender Woman's Beating Death

An anti-discrimination group is calling on the DA and NYPD to further investigate Islan Nettles' murder.

Richmond Hill »

Queens Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Beating Police Officer

Hayden Holder faces up to 25 years in prison after beating up an off-duty police officer Sunday night.

West Village »

West Village Nightclub Robbed at Gunpoint, Police Say

The Westway was robbed early Wednesday morning after its weekly Westgay party.

Coney Island »

Dolphin Gets Trapped in Coney Island Creek

The dolphin was trapped in the creek near Cropsey Avenue and Bay 54th Street, police said.

Midtown »

Man Fatally Struck by Metro-North Train on Harlem Line, MTA Says

There were delays on Metro-North's Harlem line after a man was hit and killed by a train, the MTA said.

Long Island City »

Confiscated Banksy Balloons Are Not Art, NYPD Says

The NYPD says the "Banksy!" balloons seized in Queens last week were not invoiced as art, reports say.

Sunnyside »

Two Found Dead in Sunnyside Apartment, Police Say

Diana Rodriguez and Kevin Flannelly were found dead in an apartment in Queens Tuesday, police said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Mob of Seven Men Beat and Try to Rob Man in Hell's Kitchen, Police Say

They struck the man in the face and tried to snatch items from his pockets, the NYPD said.

Forest Hills »

Man Charged with String of 11 Break-Ins Around Queens

Mario Girau is charged with stealing jewelry, electronics and sports memorabilia.

West Village »

Tourist's $2K Chanel Bag Stolen at Fatty 'Cue

The tourist's pricey purse was stolen after she left it on a seat at Fatty 'Cue on Carmine Street.

Financial District »

New Head of Downtown NYPD Transit District to Tackle Smartphone Theft

Capt. Anthony Carter was tapped to head the district, which runs from Bowling Green to 34th Street.

Jamaica »

Man Struck and Killed by SUV Crossing Queens Street

The unidentified victim was struck and killed on Jamaica Avenue Monday evening, police said.

Long Island City »

NYPD Commissioner 'Not Hopeful' Missing Autistic Teen Will Be Found Alive

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly told a news outlet he's not sure Avonte Oquendo will be found alive.

Sunset Park »

Woman Dragged Down Street by Purse Snatcher, Police Say

A 46-year-old woman was injured in the Sunset Park attack, police said.