The NYPD is searching for a "well-dressed man" they say tried to rape a 39-year-old woman inside her TriBeCa apartment building last week.
Police said the middle-aged man wearing a navy blue blazer, white shirt, dark pants and black dress shoes followed the woman into her apartment building around 9:15 p.m. Friday night, then pushed her to the floor and attempted to rape her.
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Police released a photo Mondayof a livery cabdriver who allegedly raped a woman who hailed his cab in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, last week.
The suspect -- described as 20 to 25, about 6-feet-2 inches and between 175 and 210 pounds -- picked up the 35-year-old victim in his SUV livery cab around 5 a.m. on Sept. 17, cops said.... » more
Police are investigating the death of a 48-year-old Brooklyn man whose body was found on a subway track on the Upper East Side Sunday.
Larry Harris, of East New York, was pronounced dead by emergency crews who responded to a call around 3:30 a.m. of a man lying on the tracks of a northbound No. 6 train at the East 86th Street and Lexington Avenue station.
The NYPD did not have an immediate... » more
A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after jumping from the Verrazano Bridge Sunday afternoon.
The man, who has not been identified, was rescued from the water by the NYPD Harbor Unit after plunging from the lower level of the eastbound side near Brooklyn around 12:30 p.m., according to police and fire department sources.
A police officer performed CPR on the man, who was in traumatic... » more
The NYPD stepped up their presence at the city's major spots Sunday in response to the ongoing terrorist attack at a Kenyan mall.
Although the police said there was no specific threat against similar targets in the city, they weren't taking any chances. They deployed critical response vehicles, which have special cameras, "Hercules" teams -highly visible cops armed with power weapons-... » more
A woman identified in news reports as the niece of Vice President Joe Biden was apparently issued a desk appearance ticket Tuesday after being arrested in TriBeCa and charged with harassment, obstruction and resisting arrest.
Caroline Biden, 26, "lunged at an officer, hit another officer and resisted being handcuffed," said a police source, after cops responded to 34 Desbrosses St. as a result... » more
A 22-year-old man arrested for a fatal daytime stabbing in Elmhurst Monday was charged with murder as a hate crime, the NYPD said Tuesday.
An police spokeswoman said Steven Torres of the Bronx believed 69-year-old Ever Orozco had made a sexual gesture towards him, prompting the attack. Torres allegedly stabbed Orozco near a No. 7 train station at 90th Street and Roosevelt Avenue at 1 p.m.... » more
A Brooklyn man who pretended to point a gun at cops in Times Square on Saturday night -- leading to two bystanders to be accidentally shot by police -- was charged this morning.
Glenn Broadnax, 35, of 715 Gates Avenue in Bedford Stuyvesant, was charged with menacing, rioting, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and cocaine possession, police said.
According to police, Broadnax was "acting... » more
A rapper debuting his "Sex Drugs Money Guns" mixtape at a club had his performance upstaged by gunfire early Thursday morning that injured four men.
D.C.-area's Fat Trel was slated to perform at SOB's on 204 Varick St. and West Houston Street during a Wednesday evening show when shots were fired inside around 12:20 a.m.
"INSIDE OF MY SHOW JUS GOT SHUT UP IN NYC!!!! #KKKRRAAAZZYYYY,"... » more
NYPD are hunting for a man caught on video released Wednesday who stole around $400,000 from an unattended armored truck in the Bronx earlier this summer.
The surveillance video from July 30 around 6 p.m. shows a man in a hooded sweatsuit jumping into a running Rapid Armored Corporation vehicle parked near East Fordham Road and East Kingsbridge Road and stashing the loot in a bag. Police... » more