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Civic Center »

Crime Drops in June as This Summer Starts Out as One of NYC's Safest

Serious crime is down for the month, and shootings and murders have eased.

Central Harlem »

More People Shot in Harlem in First Half of 2015 Than Same Time Last Year

The number of shooting victims in each precinct is up from last year, according to NYPD data.

Financial District »

Woman Threatening Toddler in Subway Attacks Onlooker, NYPD Says

A witness who saw a child being yelled at was hit in the head with a bottle, police said.

East Elmhurst »

Correction Department's Training Facilities are Lacking, New Boss Admits

DOC Commissioner Joseph Ponte said the department needs better facilities to fix conditions at Rikers.

TriBeCa »

3 Teens Wearing Ski Masks Attack Woman for Her Bag in TriBeCa: Police

A 21-year-old woman was punched after she refused to give up her handbag, police said.

East Elmhurst »

Rikers Violence Up Despite Increased Spending and Smaller Inmate Population

The number of fights and assaults have increased 65 percent since 2007 as spending jumped 42 percent.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Called to Women's Shelter More Than 1,800 Times Since 2003

Residents say fights and crime occur regularly at the 200-bed shelter in Downtown Brooklyn.

Financial District »

Sephora Security Guard Attacked by Shoplifters Who Swiped Perfume: Police

Two women were arrested for punching a guard after grabbing six bottles of perfume, police said.

Melrose »

VIDEO: Shopkeeper Takes Gun From Masked Thief and Tries to Chase Him Down

Ali Muhammad Hamissou slugged a gun-toting thief who was robbing his shop, he said.

South Street Seaport »

3 Men Stabbed During Late-Night Fight at South Street Seaport, NYPD Says

A brawl on South St. last week left three men with slashes across their faces and bodies, police said

Civic Center »

Rikers Island Fosters 'Unchecked Cycle of Violence' Against Teens, Feds Say

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's report found alarming treatment of incarcerated adolescents at Rikers.

Astoria »

15-Year-Old Boy Shot in Shoulder Outside Astoria Houses, Police Say

A shooting near the Astoria Houses injured a teen and a 30-year-old man, officials said.

Civic Center »

Despite Bloody Weekend, Shootings Were Down Last Week: NYPD Data

Shootings are up 8 percent this year, but the NYPD got some respite with fewer incidents this week.  

Central Harlem »

Underage Smoker Shoots Bodega Workers With BB Gun After He's Denied Cigar

After being turned away, the suspect returned with friends to shoot staff with a BB gun, police said.

Morrisania »

Teen Shot In Leg in Morrisania Amid Rise in Gun Violence, Police Say

The man is in stable condition at Lincoln Hospital, according to the NYPD.