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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
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
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
1. Woman punched, robbed at own front door A woman was punched in the face by an unknown assailant and robbed of her purse outside her home in North Riverdale, police said.  The victim, … more
A car was stolen, another was broken into, and yet another got a fresh coat of graffiti within a single day of the past week—a week that saw a spate of car-related crimes throughout. … more
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