Edward Nudel, 41, was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, prosecutors said.
Police say the uptick in felony assaults stems from changes to the penal code and more education.
Peter Everette, 31, was arrested early on Tuesday morning.
Anthony White choked six men in the subway after spending prison time for the same style of attack.
Two people had their wallets stolen hours apart while they played sports on Pier 25, police said.
Alexis Beck, 48, was killed by a man with whom she had an "intimate relationship," police said.
Fermin Flores of Washington Heights was charged with rape Tuesday.
The victim's father called the convicted killer a "sewer rat," according to reports.
Detectives used a picture of Pedro Martin at a Staten Island hotel to find him on Facebook, police said.
Officer George Sotomayor allegedly assaulted and choked his girlfriend, cops said.
The separate incidents occurred over two days, according to the Queens District Attorney's Office.
Melissa Torres was found dead in the couple's home with their unattended two-year-old, police said.
Cops arrested Anwar Desouza, but are still hunting partner Antonio Owensford, they said.
Nicholas Brooks, 27, faces life in prison after being convicted Thursday in the murder of Sylvie Cachay.
Brooklyn resident Amauri Azcona, 17, allegedly choked and tried to rape a woman near City Hall.
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