Crime
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For the third time in a month, robbers have targeted someone making a food delivery around the Van Cortlandt Village section of the 50th precinct.  This time, the victim, 47, was riding an … more
The family of Chris Carucci Sr., the father of a jewelry store owner shot in a robbery gone awry over the weekend, has sent up a crowdfunding campaign to help pay his medical bills.  Carucci … more
Criminals targeted delivery people in two separate robberies last week, according to police.  In the first reported robbery, two men ran up behind a 31-year-old on April 6 while he was making … more
A woman reportedly stole a purse from an 83-year-old while waiting for the bus on Sunday, police said.  It was the day after April 1, yet it seems the joke’s on the thief: The victim … more
1. Teen mugged by needy perp A man who reportedly robbed a 19-year-old on his way to a friend’s house apparently had his reasons for doing so.  He was one of two men who … more
A car killed an 84-year-old man on Van Cortlandt Avenue West last week, just days after a woman was fatally struck herself on the Major Deegan Expressway.  Jacob Bavdaz was crossing … more
A little over a week ago, a customer came into Jose Cruz’s auto shop to have the tires of his Land Rover Discovery realigned.  Cruz, who owns Fieldston Automotive Shop at 3623 … more
1. Woman found dead on Jerome A 49-year-old woman was found dead at 3:22 a.m. Sunday, police said.  The woman, whose identity was not released pending notification of her family, … more
A boy’s claims he escaped a would-be kidnapper over the weekend appear to be nothing more than a bad bedtime story.  The 10-year-old claimed he was pulled into a gray van in front of … more
For the second time in as many months, a car has killed a pedestrian walking along the Major Deegan Expressway.    The latest victim was a 49-year-old woman killed early Monday … more
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