Posts tagged as: Crime

Police Hunt Suspect In West Harlem Burglaries

Police Hunt Suspect In West Harlem Burglaries

A man is believed to have taken electronics, clothing and cash from 16 apartments in West Harlem over the past six months.

The Numbers Game: Does the NYPD Manipulate Crime Statistics?

The Numbers Game: Does the NYPD Manipulate Crime Statistics?

The New York Police Department has been accused of downgrading felony crimes, including sexual assaults, in an attempt to keep crime statistics low.

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

Police Arrest Four in Laundry Robberies

The men are alleged to be behind a string of nineteen thefts that included three uptown businesses.

Who Killed José Lazala?

Who Killed José Lazala?

Police detectives appeal to the public for help with the José Lazala case: “We have no leads right now and no one has come forward…”

Man Indicted for Attempted Rape of 73-Year-Old Woman

Man Indicted for Attempted Rape of 73-Year-Old Woman

Kentrel Whitaker, 32, will be arraigned Oct. 26 for assaulting a 73-year-old woman.

Twitter, Facebook Embolden Harlem Youth Crews While Aiding Peacemaking Pastor

Twitter, Facebook Embolden Harlem Youth Crews While Aiding Peacemaking Pastor

For young criminals in Harlem, social media is the new graffiti, forcing police and community organizers to take notice.

Helping Ex-Cons Start Over

Helping Ex-Cons Start Over

Diana Ortiz spent 22 years in prison. Today, she is helping ex-cons get employed and back on their feet at Exodus Transitional Community.

Robberies Decline in Washington Heights, Despite Recent Bank Heist

Robberies Decline in Washington Heights, Despite Recent Bank Heist

Even with last week’s robbery at a Washington Heights Bank of America, robberies have steadily decreased in the area, a community once plagued by crime.

Uptowners, Police Clash Over Quality of Life Complaints

Uptowners, Police Clash Over Quality of Life Complaints

34th Precinct residents say police don’t respond to minor neighborhood crimes; police claim that’s not true.

Looking at the Numbers: Gun Violence

Looking at the Numbers: Gun Violence

Gun violence in New York has dropped steadily over the last two decades but young, black men remain the majority of victims and offenders.

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