You’re Invited: Local NYPD Precincts To Host Community Gatherings on Tuesday

All of NYPD's Upper West Side precincts will be hosting "National Night Out" events on Tuesday evening, seeking to meet with community members and discuss … Read the rest of this entry >>

Teen Shot Sunday Night on West 93rd Street

A 16 year-old boy was shot in the chest Sunday night around 11:40 p.m. in front of 201 W. 93rd Street – the DeHostos Apartments between Amsterdam and Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Jumps Out of Freezer at Sarabeth’s During Brunch; Dies Later at Hospital

A man jumped out of a freezer at Sarabeth's restaurant on Amsterdam Avenue and 80th Street on Sunday and began attacking employees, police … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Again Confiscates Controversial Sidewalk Bookseller’s Inventory

For years, sidewalk bookseller Kirk Davidson has been a lightning rod and Rorschach test for Upper West Siders. Some see his open-air marketplace at 73rd and Broadway as a funky haven for bibliophiles, while others see a filthy nuisance blocking pedestrian traff … Read the rest of this entry >>

20th Precinct Rolls Out Neighborhood Policing

The NYPD recently rolled out Neighborhood Policing for the Upper West Side's 20th Precinct. The initiative aims to improve communication and collaboration between local police officers and community resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Truck Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Receives Three Summonses

The driver of the tractor-trailer that hit and severely injured a man on 81st Street and Amsterdam Avenue last week was cited for three infract … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pedestrian Likely to Die After Truck Collision on Amsterdam Avenue, Police Say

A 37-year-old man was taken to the hospital with severe head trauma after being run over by a truck on Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday eve … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Sexually Assaulted Woman on the 1 Train, Police Say

Police say the man shown above grabbed a woman's butt on the 1 train earlier this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Looking for Man Who ‘Attempted to Touch’ 10-Year-Old Girl

Police say the man shown in the photo above approached a 10-year-old girl in front of 201 West 83rd Street on Thursday, May 31 and "atte … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Posing as Cleaning Lady Breaking into Apartments, Police Say

Police are looking for the woman pictured above in connection to a burglary and an attempted burglary in two Central Park West apartm … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Beaten and Bitten in Attempted Rape on Central Park West, Police Say (Update: Arrest Made)

A 37-year-old woman was injured fighting off a man who was trying to rip off her clothes around 11 p.m. on Ju … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Pull ‘Emotionally Disturbed’ Man from Hudson In Front of Gawking Crowd

Police officers pulled a man out of the Hudson River in the West 70's on Monday night as he attempted to swim away from … Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman Arrested for Two Stabbings on 92nd Street

On Wednesday night, a 22-year-old woman named Lanija McCoy was arrested after allegedly stabbing two men in front of 74 West 92nd S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bearded Balding Thief Swipes Cash Register from UWS Bar

A thief was caught on an overhead camera swiping the cash register from St. James Gate Bar at 441 Amsterdam Avenue (81st Str … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Say Man Set His Girlfriend on Fire in UWS Apartment

Police say Larry McGloster, the man shown above, doused his girlfriend with "an unknown substance" in a Columbus Avenue apar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cross-Eyed Bank Robber Tried to Hit UWS Chase Twice With Mixed Results, Police Say

A bank robber that police describe as a thin white man in his 50's twice attempted to rob the Chase bank at 2438 Broadway (90th), … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Shot in Front of LaGuardia High School

Around 12:05 a.m. Monday at least eight shots rang out near Lincoln Center, several hitting a 25 year-old Hispanic man as he walked … Read the rest of this entry >>

Graffiti Outside Local Playground Says ‘Kill Jews’

Upper West Sider Robert Smallwell came upon some disturbing graffiti at the entrance to a playground located off 89th Street. The playg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Man Arrested for Robbery that Left Professor in a Coma

Police arrested Matthew Lee, a 50-year-old man from West 90th Street, on Wednesday for a robbery on Sunday that left 87-year-old prof … Read the rest of this entry >>

87-Year-Old Professor in Extremely Critical Condition After Violent Robbery at UWS Citibank

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who they say assaulted an 87-year-old inside the Citibank at 2560 Broadway between 96t … Read the rest of this entry >>