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Corona »

Domestic Violence Reports Rise 11 Percent in Jackson Heights Over 5 Years

Police say the uptick in felony assaults stems from changes to the penal code and more education.

Mott Haven »

Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for Strangling Family Member

Peter Everette, 31, was arrested early on Tuesday morning.

Chelsea »

Serial Choker Convicted for Choking Elderly Men in Subway, DA Says

Anthony White choked six men in the subway after spending prison time for the same style of attack.

TriBeCa »

Thieves Prey on Athletes' Unattended Bags on Pier 25, Police Say

Two people had their wallets stolen hours apart while they played sports on Pier 25, police said.

Eastchester »

Bronx Woman Found Dead in Man's Apartment, Police Say

Alexis Beck, 48, was killed by a man with whom she had an "intimate relationship," police said.

East Village »

Man Arrested for East Village Rape, Police Say

Fermin Flores of Washington Heights was charged with rape Tuesday.

Meatpacking District »

Nicholas Brooks Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Killing Sylvie Cachay

The victim's father called the convicted killer a "sewer rat," according to reports.

Stapleton »

Social Media Used to Find Staten Island Woman's Accused Killer, Cops Say

Detectives used a picture of Pedro Martin at a Staten Island hotel to find him on Facebook, police said.

Throgs Neck »

NYPD Officer Arrested for Choking Girlfriend, Cops Say

Officer George Sotomayor allegedly assaulted and choked his girlfriend, cops said.

Jamaica »

Firefighter, Garbage Man Face Charges of Choking Domestic Partners

The separate incidents occurred over two days, according to the Queens District Attorney's Office.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn Man Killed Handicapped Mom, Left Their Baby With Her Body: Cops

Melissa Torres was found dead in the couple's home with their unattended two-year-old, police said.

East New York »

Suspects Raped 16-Year-Old Girl, Threw Her From Brooklyn Roof, Cops Say

Cops arrested Anwar Desouza, but are still hunting partner Antonio Owensford, they said.

Meatpacking District »

Boyfriend of Sylvie Cachay Found Guilty in Soho House Murder

Nicholas Brooks, 27, faces life in prison after being convicted Thursday in the murder of Sylvie Cachay.

Downtown »

Teen Arrested in Sex Assault Near City Hall

Brooklyn resident Amauri Azcona, 17, allegedly choked and tried to rape a woman near City Hall.

East Elmhurst »

Two Men Arrested in Strangling of Queens Middle School Teacher

Cecil Golden and Elijah Agyepong were charged with murdering David Rangel in January, cops said.

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