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  • Pantless man exposed himself on the R train in multiple incidents: police

    MANHATTAN – Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to women on the R train during multiple instances. The first incident occurred Aug. 16 where the man and a 32-year-old woman were on a northbound R train. The victim noticed the man sitting in a nearby seat, exposing his groin area, police said. The victim exited the train on 28 Street and Broadway, and the man remained on the train. A similar incident occurred the same day where […]

  • Police search for pair accused of robbing 89-year-old man

    JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens – Police are asking for help in identifying two men connected to a robbery in Queens. The two men approached an 89-year-old man at the corner of 83rd Street and 35th Avenue and knocked him to the ground Sept. 16, police said. The men took the victim’s keys and fled, said police. The elderly victim received medical treatment for bruises and is in stable condition. The first individual is described as a Hispanic male and was last […]

  • Police look for robbers who impersonated cops

    BRONX – Police are asking for help in identifying two individuals wanted in connection to a police impersonation robbery. Two unidentified males approached a 28-year-old male victim around Pugsley Avenue and Gildersleeve Avenue on Aug. 12, according to police. The two males told the victim, “Police keep your head down” while one of them flashed a mini shield, pulled out a black firearm from his waistband and pressed it against the victim, police said. The males removed a cellphone and […]

  • Mother’s death after botched buttock augmentation ruled homicide: medical examiner

    MANHATTAN – A medical examiner has ruled the death of a woman who died after a botched buttock augmentation a homicide. Latesha Bynum, 31, underwent the procedure at a residential building across the street from Stuyvesant Town around 1 p.m. July 15 by someone who claimed to be a doctor, the NY Daily News reports.  By that evening, Bynum called 911 because she felt chest pains and dizzy, said police. She was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital, where she was […]

  • Video surveillance shows two people stealing money from Bronx restaurant

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Bronx – The NYPD is asking for help in identifying two people connected to a restaurant robbery in the Bronx. On Aug. 21, two people entered Diamante Poblano Restaurant on Jerome Avenue through the front door and removed $327 in cash and credit card receipts. The male individual involved is described to have a cast on his left arm and the woman was seen with a red bag. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked […]

  • 9-year-old boy killed after goal post collapses on him in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN – A 9-year-old boy is dead after a goal post collapsed on him in Manhattan. Tommaso Cerase, 9, was playing soccer with his church group inside Park West High School Sunday morning, police said. Cerase was allegedly hanging from the goal post when it collapsed on him, police said. Police later arrived and discovered Cerase suffering from severe head trauma. He was unconscious and unresponsive. EMS transported him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Department of […]

  • Power outage at train station causes delays on several trains: MTA

    NEW YORK – A Con Edison power failure at the Jay St- MetroTech station caused delays on several lines Sunday afternoon. The A,C, E, F, G, 4, and 5 trains are running with delays in both directions. Power has since been restored by MTA emergency responders. The Fire Department was on scene monitoring a transformer “explosion”. No fires have been reported. Several trains are rerouted and terminate at certain stops: There is no G train service between Court Sq and […]

  • Police search for individuals involved in attempted bicycle robbery

    BRONX – Police are asking for help in identifying two people connected to an attempted robbery in the Bronx. Two teenagers entered the Westchester Bicycle Pro shop Friday, Sept. 8 and approached the 60-year-old male employee and asked about a bicycle. The employee went to the storage area to see if the bike was in storage. When he came back, one of the individuals displayed a firearm and demanded the bike. The two teens fled the shop empty-handed for unknown […]

  • Police search for woman who assaulted 80-year-old on bus in Manhattan

    MANHATTAN – Police are asking for help in identifying an individual connected to an assault in Manhattan earlier this month. On Sept. 3, an 80-year-old man and a woman got into an argument aboard an MTA bus around East 34 Street and 1st Avenue, said police. During the argument, the man began walking toward the back of the bus to change his seat when the woman allegedly pushed him into a pole, causing the victim to cut his leg on […]

  • Police arrest man who punched, spit on woman on E train

    MANHATTAN – Police have arrested a man connected to an assault on the E train in Manhattan. Abel Adames, 38, was charged with assault after he allegedly punched and spit on a woman at the 7th Avenue E train station Tuesday evening. Adames got into an argument with the woman after she asked for moment to readjust herself after he sat down, police said. Before arriving at 7th Avenue, Adames allegedly spit on the back of her head, said police. […]