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Civic Center »

What Happened in New York This Week: 8 Stories You Need to Read

Catch up on some of DNAinfo New York's most popular stories of the week.

Clinton Hill »

Second Suspect Arrested in Clinton Hill Double Sexual Assault, Police Say

Daquan Jackson, 21 and Nicholas Isaac, 17, allegedly attacked the woman about an hour apart.

Upper West Side »

Only 2 Students Found Guilty Out of 29 Sex Assault Reports at Columbia

The university released a long-awaited report on campus sex assaults in the face of growing criticism.

Clinton Hill »

Teen Arrested in Clinton Hill Double Sexual Assault, Police Say

Nicholas Isaac, 17, was arrested for sexually assaulting a 31-year-old woman on a Clinton Hill street.

Greenwich Village »

Man Tried to Sexually Assault Teen in Greenwich Village Garage, Police Say

The man lured a 17-year-old boy into a Broadway parking garage last week, according to the NYPD.

Morningside Heights »

Hundreds Protest Columbia University's Handling of Sexual Assault Cases

Mattresses collected from student dorm rooms were used as a symbol of the weight survivors carry.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Charged With Shoving Head Under Woman's Skirt on Subway Stairs

James Barnes also punched and kicked the woman in the DeKalb Avenue subway station, police said.

Elmhurst »

Man Arrested for Punching and Trying to Rape Woman in Elmhurst, Police Say

Jorge Chabla was charged with attempted rape, robbery and sex abuse, police said.

Clinton Hill »

Woman Sexually Assaulted Twice in One Morning in Clinton Hill, Police Say

The woman was attacked by two men an hour apart on a Clinton Hill street, police said.

East Harlem »

Woman Fends Off Would-Be Rapist Who Climbed Through Her Window, Police Say

A woman scared off a man who tried to rape her in her East Harlem home, police said.

Elmhurst »

Man Groped Two Women in Queens Center Mall Thursday, Police Say

The man assaulted a mall employee and shopper in Elmhurst, police said. 

Morningside Heights »

Rape Victim Protests Columbia Policy by Carrying Around a Mattress

A student activist will carry a mattress with her everywhere until her rapist is removed from campus.

Crown Heights »

Political Candidate Accuses Foe of Ignoring Rape Reports Without Proof

Rubain Dorancy accused Jesse Hamilton of ignoring 6 alleged rapes and assaults, with no substantiation.

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.

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