Crime
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Every 98 seconds, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. Every eight minutes, that person assaulted is a child. Those chilling numbers come from The Rape, Abuse and Incest National … more
Thieves targeted two U.S. Postal Service trucks last week by stealing their catalytic converters.  The trucks were parked in front of the post office at 5517 Broadway between April 19 and … more
Jordan Castro didn’t always plan on being a cop.  In fact in 2006, when Castro first took the test to join the New York Police Department, he did so simply to prove a point to his … more
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
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