‘Out Within Hours’: UWS Car Break-Ins Open New Debate on Bail Law

An Upper West Side police commander is pointing to a spate of smash-and-grab car thefts in the neighborhood to criticize the st … Read the rest of this entry >>

Motorcycle and Package Thefts Have Spiked, NYPD Commander Says at Community Meeting

Thieves on the Upper West Side are currently targeting unguarded packages and motorcycles, Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi told about 40 residents gathered Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Rabbi Alvin Kass, NYPD Chief Chaplain, Mugged on Riverside Drive By Man Seeking Money for Food

The chief chaplain and longest-serving member of the NYPD was mugged early Tuesday morning on Riverside Drive and … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD 24th Precinct Commander DI Yaguchi Talks Shootings, Homelessness and the “Slowdown”

Since becoming commanding officer of the 24th Precinct in January, Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi has led policing between West 86th and 110th Streets amid protests, a pandemic and an unnerving increase in shootin … Read the rest of this entry >>

Gunshots Alarm Residents on 99th Street, as Shootings Have Risen in the Precinct

Gun violence, which has escalated throughout New York City this summer, was brought home to one Upper West Side block this past S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Precincts Schedule ‘Build the Block’ Meetings Between Police and Public; All Are Welcome

Launched in June 2015, “neighborhood policing” is a comprehensive crime-fighting strategy built on improved communication between p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Stabbed in Columbus Avenue Apartment

On Saturday evening around 8:55 pm, a 38-year-old man was stabbed in the upper chest while inside an apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

19-Year-Old Man Shot on 109th Street Last Week Dies, as Police Release Video of Shooting

The young man who was shot on West 109th Street near Columbus Avenue on the night of July 14th died on July 20th, an NYPD spokesp … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Make Arrest After Man Shot on 92nd Street; Shootings are Up and Arrests are Down in the Past Month

A 40-year-old man was shot in the left shoulder Thursday night on West 92nd Street near Columbus Avenue, and police apprehended the gunman, according to … Read the rest of this entry >>

Why Are Sidewalk-Blocking NYPD Barricades Still Up on West 82nd Street?

For over a month, multiple NYPD metal barricades have blocked pedestrian access to the sidewalks lining West 82nd Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Av … Read the rest of this entry >>

Meetings Meant to ‘Reestablish Communication’ Between Police and Public Have a Limited Guest List

NYPD leaders addressed hot topics, like fireworks and homelessness, at meetings with small groups of community members, held simultaneously in every pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Family Aches for Answers as Victims Identified in Double Murder

On Saturday afternoon, Tayllor Torres stood outside 868 Amsterdam Avenue, staring at the makeshift memorial for two men who were stabbed to death there on Thursday evening. “We just want somebody to tell us what happene … Read the rest of this entry >>

Crime Falls on the Upper West Side, With One 1,000% Exception

Every aspect of normal life has slowed down for most Upper West Siders since the city shut down in mid-March. That even includes c … Read the rest of this entry >>

Crime is Up in the 24th Precinct, As New Commander Comes Aboard

Crime is up in the northern half of the neighborhood since the first of the year, according to Deputy Inspector Naoki Yaguchi, the new comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video Shows Beating on Broadway and 103rd Street; Police Seek Help Finding Assailant

An assault took place on Broadway and 103rd Street on Wednesday, February 5, at approximately 2:40 p.m. An unidentified 55-year-old man told police he was wal … Read the rest of this entry >>

53-Year-Old Man ‘Sucker Pushed’ in Afternoon Robbery on 88th Street And Broadway

On Sunday, February 2nd, at 3:35 p.m., a 53-year-old man walking southbound on Broadway at 88th Street was pushed from b … Read the rest of this entry >>

Guilty Plea in Tony McClain Murder Case

On Monday, Jashawn Gorham, 18, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree manslaughter in the January stabbing murder of Tony McClain … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Details Emerge in Murder of 20-Year-Old Tony McClain; Family Says ‘They Picked the Wrong Kid’

Jinette Moore sits outside Judge Abraham Clott’s courtroom patting the locket she wears around her neck. It’s filled … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver in Friday’s Crash Has History of Multiple Arrests, Police Say

NYPD arrested Jessenia Fajardo, 38, of Walden, New York, after the 2011 Acur … Read the rest of this entry >>

Adored Doorman and Grandfather Fighting for His Life After Being Struck by SUV

Kind. Gentle. Smiling. Lovable. Gleeful grandfather of triplets. So hel … Read the rest of this entry >>