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Silver Begins Serving 6 1/2 Year Prison Term in Otisville

In the past week, former Lower East Side Assemblyman Sheldon Silver began serving a 6 and 1/2 year prison sentence. Back in 2015, he …

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Silver Sentenced to More Than 6 Years in Prison; Must Surrender Aug. 26

As City & State’s First Read newsletter put it this morning, Sheldon Silver, “finally, honestly, truly for real this time is heading to prison.”



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Former Assistant Charged in Murder of Tech Entrepreneur Fahim Saleh

Saturday morning in criminal court in Manhattan, 21-year old Tyrese Devon Haspil was charged with second degree murder, accused in the killing and dismemberment of tech entrepreneur Fahim Saleh, his former boss. …

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Burglary at Grand Street Settlement’s Rutgers Community Center

Unfortunate news from our friends at Grand Street Settlement: Here is a media alert about a burglary that took place at Grand St. Settlement’s …

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Police Investigate After Swastikas Scrawled Inside Hillman Houses

Police are investigating an act of anti-Semitism on the Lower East Side after several swastikas were found scribbled inside the Hillman Houses on Grand …

Sheldon Silver in happier times - at Chinatown's Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

Appeals Court Overturns Part of Sheldon Silver’s Corruption Conviction

Sheldon Silver in happier times – at Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade in 2012.

A federal appeals court this week overturned part of Sheldon …

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Man Stabbed During Attempted Robbery in East Broadway Station

There was a violent incident in the East Broadway train station Wednesday morning. It happening around 9 a.m. According to cops, a man in his 20s was targeted by four other men who demanded money. …

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Suspect Pleads “Not Guilty” in Four Chinatown Murders

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Randy Santos, the man accused of beating to death four homeless men in Chinatown, has pleaded not guilty. In court …

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Motorist Tased on Columbia Street After Allegedly Pulling Gun on a Cop

A man was tased after allegedly thrusting a gun into the torso of a police officer during a traffic stop on Columbia Street, near …

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DA: Police Officer’s Lies Sent Innocent People to Prison; Two Cases on the Lower East Side

According to Manhattan’s district attorney, lies by a veteran New York City detective sent at least three innocent people to prison. Two of the …

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Lower East Side Resident in Wheelchair Robbed by Suspect Posing as NYCHA Worker

WANTED for an Violent Robbery of a 73 y/o that occurred on 2/27/19 @ 2:30pm in the vicinity of Madison St. & …

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Man Shot by Cops This Morning in Building Near Cherry and Pike Streets (Updated)

A man was shot during an incident with police this morning near Cherry and Pike streets. He’s hospitalized in critical condition.

It happened around …

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Police Say 8-Month-Old Child Killed By Father on the Lower East Side

A man from the Bronx has been arrested in connection with the death of his 8-month old son on the Lower East Side this …

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Viral Video Shows Cop Fighting Off Attack in East Broadway Subway Station (Updated)

Kudos to this NY cop on his performance. His situation is a reminder to New Yorkers & their political leaders that NYC’s …

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Suspect Wanted in Attack Last Week in Building Near Madison Street

Police are looking for a suspect in the attack on a 62-year-old man in a building near Madison and Jackson streets.

The incident happened Oct. …