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Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Council Pushes to Make 'Dangerous' Union Square Plaza Safer for the Blind

Visually impaired pedestrians say the city's new plazas and bike lanes are a nightmare to navigate.

Midtown & Theater District »

Ray Kelly Warns Against 'Celebratory Gunfire' on New Years Eve

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly warned of the dangers of firing guns in the air to ring in the New Year.

Manhattan »

Illegal Hotels Could be Fined Up to $25K Under New Legislation

City Council is proposing new fines for illegal hotel repeat vioations that could soar up to $25,000.

Downtown »

Women's Safety Tent Set Up in Zuccotti Park

Occupy Wall Street set up a safe tent for women in the wake of sexual assault allegations in Zuccotti Park complaints about women feeling unsafe.

Downtown »

Mayor Slams Occupy Wall Street Protesters for Not Reporting Crimes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he is deeply concerned about crime in Zuccotti Park, as well as reports that protesters are failing to report crimes to police.

Downtown »

FDNY Raids Zuccotti Park to Confiscate Generators and Gasoline

Firefighters descended on Zuccotti Park Friday morning to confiscate gasoline cans and generators.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Low-Cost Bus Lines More Dangerous Than Traditional Operators, Report Says

Curbside carriers are significantly more dangerous than traditional coach operators, according to a new National Transportation Safety Board report released Monday.

Downtown »

Traffic Light Approved for TriBeCa Intersection Where Boy Was Struck by Cab

The DOT has agreed to install a traffic light at Greenwich and Duane streets, where a 3-year-old boy was hit by a cab while riding his scooter.

Manhattan »

Life in Manhattan is Great, Survey Finds

More than 90 percent of Manhattan residents are satisfied with life in the city, a new survey finds.

Manhattan »

Deadly Crash Renews Call to Ban Manhattan Helicopter Flights

The deadly crash on the East River has some renewing their calls to ban helicopter flights into and out of Manhattan.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Business Owners Rail Against Hell's Kitchen Bike Lane Plan

A proposal to extend protected bike lanes along Eighth and Ninth Avenues went forward, with some opposition from local business owners.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Upper East Side is Manhattan's Safest Neighborhood, Report Says

The Upper East Side ranked as the safest neighborhood in Manhattan, despite a high rate of grand larcenies.

Midtown & Theater District »

Midtown Has Highest Per Capita Crime Rate in New York

Midtown Manhattan has New York's highest crime rate per capita, according to a new analysis from DNAinfo.com.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Property Crime Drives Down Safety in East Village and LES

DNAinfo.com's new Crime & Safety Report found the neighborhoods struggling with property crime, particularly grand larcenies.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Residents Want More Cops, Own Precinct

Officials met with a group of more than 200 Inwood residents to introduce the 34th Precinct's new commanding officer and respond to the area's increased crime rates.

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