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Man Claiming to Have a Gun Stole Tip Jar From Allen Street Ice Cream Store

There were some scary moments last night inside Soft Swerve, the ice cream store at 85 Allen St. …

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Second Suspect Arrested in Orchard Street Beatdown

Police have now arrested a second suspect in the brutal beating of a Lower East Side resident on Orchard Street one week ago. …

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Police Arrest Suspect in Orchard Street Beating

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Police have arrested one of two suspects wanted in the brutal beating of a 24-year-old Lower East Side resident Friday morning. …

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(Video) Brutal Beatdown on Orchard Street Friday Morning (Updated)

Police have released video showing a brutal attack on Orchard Street early Friday morning. …

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Suspect Arrested in Attacks of Asian Women on the Lower East Side

Police have arrested a man accused of attacking four Asian women on the Lower East Side over a two week period last month. …

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Cops ID Suspect in Attempted Rape in Norfolk Street Building

Police have identified the man they believe tried to rape a woman after following the victim into her apartment on the Lower East Side early Friday morning. …

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Police Look For Suspect in Attempted Rape Early Friday in Rivington Street Building

Police are looking for a suspect who followed a woman into a building at Norfolk and Rivington streets early Friday morning and tried to rape her. …

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Police Search For Thief Who Has Attacked Four Women on the Lower East Side (Updated)

Police are looking for a thief who has targeted women on the Lower East Side and Chinatown in a series of attacks over the past week. …

The grants were announced earlier today at a press event.

Lower East Side Organizations receive Millions For Youth Programming

Several Lower East Side non-profit organizations are receiving millions of dollars from New York City’s District Attorney’s Office for youth programs. …

Photo via NYC Sheriff Twitter feed. January 2017.

Thursday Auction Set For Three Buses Owned By Yep Tour, Inc. (Updated)

Yep Tour, Inc. is apparently going to be paying a heavy price this week for years of illegal operations in Chinatown and on the Lower East Side. …

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Clockwork Bar Owners Release Statement Denouncing Attack by White Supremacists

More this afternoon on the attack by white supremacists Saturday night of two men outside the Clockwork Bar at 21 Essex St. …

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Report: White Supremacists Attacked Two Men on Essex Street Last Night

According to the New York Post, two men were attacked last night outside Clockwork Bar on Essex Street by a group of white supremacists.



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NYC Sheriff Seizes Two Yep Buses; Company Pays $15,000 in Fines on the Spot

Earlier this week, city officials finally succeeded in putting some teeth in the state’s intercity bus law. This was the scene on Pike Street Wednesday evening. …

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Man Who Attacked Wife With Cleaver Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison

A man who attacked his wife with a cleaver on Canal Street in 2013 was sentenced yesterday to 13 years in prison. …

Crime scene on Ridge Street after a shooting in October of 2016. Photo: WCBS-TV.

Crime on the Lower East Side in 2016: 6 Murders, 12 Shootings

At a news conference in Brooklyn today, Mayor de Blasio and the NYPD crowed about their successes fighting crime in the past year. There were 998 shootings citywide in 2016, the fewest number since at least 1994. …