Crime
122 results total, viewing 1 - 10
Businesses up and down Broadway boarded up their windows and removed valuables from their stores Tuesday afternoon after police warned of potential looting once the city’s 8 p.m. curfew went into effect. more
In an effort to curb the violence that has followed protests in some parts of the city over last week's police-related killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have jointly ordered a citywide curfew beginning at 11 p.m., and continuing until 5 a.m. on Tuesday. more
Target Corp. has drastically scaled back a number of planned temporary store closings that originally included more than a dozen New York-based stores — including the one on West 225th Street. On Sunday, the company says it will only close six stores, none of them in New York. more
Garages aren’t the only hot spot for thefts in the community. Someone decided the pickings at the Key Food supermarket on West 235th Street looked much better. Police say an unhappy customer took five Dove brand hand soaps on the evening of May 21, all worth $30. Instead of paying, however, he reportedly strolled right past the cash register and out the door. more
You might think your car is parked safely on the street corner, but maybe it’s time to consider a safer spot. One man learned that the hard way after parking his 2014 Jeep on the corner of West 238th Street and Tibbett Avenue on the evening of May 1. Police say he returned the next morning to find his car had disappeared from its stretch of curb. more
A couple left their home on the 3700 block of Sedgwick Avenue on the afternoon of May 3, with all the intention of going for a run. When they returned home, however, police said the front door to their apartment was damaged.  more
Need somewhere to store your electronics? Turns out inside your car isn’t quite the spot. A man learned that the hard way on the evening of May 2 after parking his 2019 Honda Accord on the 6000 block of Broadway with his MacBook laptop computer inside. more
Crime is down in the city — and the 50th Precinct — and it might all be thanks to the coronavirus. more
While many people are staying home in efforts to slow the infection rate of the virus that causes COVID-19, others are finding their way into places they shouldn't be. And no door — or roof — will stop them, apparently. more
A peaceful Sunday afternoon may have been the beginning of a little spousal argument on Sedgwick Avenue after a husband discovered his parked car was stolen overnight. more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 13 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 90 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.