Crime
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Although it’s dominated the news for the past year, Americans’ reckoning with how Black communities are policed is hardly new — even in the wake of killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  more
Stealing a car is one thing. But taking someone’s scooter and car seat? Well, that’s going too far. more
We all get a little frustrated sometimes riding the bus. But shooting off a handgun isn’t a good way to blow off some steam. more
Anonymous posting can be a nuisance. But when that anonymity migrates from the internet to the side of city streets, it can cause a bit more trouble — not to mention sending a project you’ve spent the better part of six months working on essentially back to square one. more
Have you ever seen food that looked so good you just wanted to steal it off someone’s plate? Well, one man acted on that urge, robbing a delivery worker on March 15.  more
The authority to grant reporters access to crime scenes, public meetings and elected officials could soon move from the New York Police Department to the mayor’s media and entertainment office. But that decision has not been universally supported — especially by Councilman Fernando Cabrera. more
Stealing cars has become so popular in the city, even ghosts may now have taken up the practice.  more
A stretch of Independence Avenue has been the subject of special attention from Community Board 8’s traffic and transportation committee over the last six months. And now, thanks to a faceless neighbor with access to a copy machine, that attention will continue for at least a while longer. more
Someone thinks they’re Frank Abagnale Jr., and have brought his old craft of check forging to this corner of the Bronx.  more
There’s an old saying that no good deed goes unpunished. more
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