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Morningside Heights »

Columbia University Says New Sexual Assault Review Process Will Be 'Fairer'

The new policy focuses on changes to the hearing process, but students said it doesn't go far enough. 

Central Harlem »

Woman Fights Off Would-Be Rapist Inside Her Building, Police Say

The 41-year-old woman fought off a man who followed her into her Central Harlem home, police said.

Rockaway Park »

Lifeguard Sexually Assaulted on Rockaway Beach, Police Say

The female guard was forcibly touched by a St. Albans man, police said.

Crown Heights »

16-Year-Old Arrested for Trying to Rape a Woman in Her Building, Police Say

Jadeocus Muhammad was turned himself in Monday for trying a rape a woman early Saturday, police said.

Crown Heights »

Neighbors Scare Off Man Who Tried to Rape Woman in Her Building, Police Say

Police said the man also groped a different woman one block away from the assault.

Chelsea »

Woman in Wheelchair Gets Up and Shoves Bicyclist She Tried to Rob: Police

The crook sat in a wheelchair before standing up and assaulting the Citi Bike rider, police said.

Upper West Side »

Ex-Boyfriend Sexually Assaults Woman on UWS, Police Say

The woman was attacked on Broadway at 96th Street Wednesday, police said.

Washington Heights »

6-Foot-9 Rapist Arrested After Washington Heights Attack, Police Say

Jean Rodriguez was arrested Thursday after following a woman and attacking her in her home, police said.

Ridgewood »

Passerby Scares Off Men Who Tried to Rape Teen Girl, Police Say

Two men tried to rape an 18-year-old girl, but were scared off by a good Samaritan, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

Woman Sexually Assaulted and Threatened With Scissors, Police Say

Police are looking for a man they say attacked a woman in the Ralph Avenue subway station.

Edenwald »

Serial Groper Targeting Girls as Young as 12, Police Say

One man is suspected of groping nine girls between the ages of 12 and 21 in the north Bronx.

Elmhurst »

Woman Fights Off Would-Be Rapist in Elmhurst, NYPD Says

The suspect allegedly punched the victim and tried to sexually attack her on 71st Street and 41st Ave.

Astoria »

Convicted Sex Offender Charged With Attacking Woman in Astoria Elevator

Elvis McKenzie, 27, is accused of attacking and attempting to sexually assault the 53-year-old victim.

Astoria »

Convicted Sex Offender Attacks Woman in Elevator, Police Say

Elvis McKenzie tried to sexually assault a woman, 53, in her Astoria apartment building, police said.