Upper West Side Woman Found Dead in Her Apartment With ‘Laceration to Her Neck’

A woman was found dead in her apartment at 710 West End Avenue (between 94th and 95th), early Sunday morning “with a laceration to her neck,” according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek Suspect in Central Park Attack That Left Man in Critical Condition

Police are looking for the man depicted in the drawing and surveillance image above for an attack on the east side of Central Park last m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wild Tale of Kidnapping Preceded Dramatic Fire Escape Arrest

"This is a gunpoint abduction with an element of extortion to it, that spanned the city from one borough to the next and ended with a police chase that went up the side of a building. Thankfully nobody was h … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Captures Fleeing Suspects in Truck Driver Robbery

At least 12 NYPD units swarmed 244 W. 72nd Street between West End and Broadway at around 3:30 Monday afternoon and arrested one robbery suspect who had fled to the building's rear fire esc … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD Warns of Theft at Trader Joe’s and Other Businesses

The NYPD is asking local residents and businesses to stay vigilant following a number of reported thefts at establishments throughout the 20th pre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek ‘Cop Impersonators’ in Robbery That Started at Columbus Circle

Police are looking for three men who they say first approached their victim while on the D train at Columbus Circle before two of … Read the rest of this entry >>

District Attorney Decides Not to Prosecute Taxi Driver Involved in CPW Cyclist Death, Despite NYPD Pressure

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. chose not to prosecute the driver whose maneuver into the bike lane led to the death of cyclist Madison Lyde … Read the rest of this entry >>

Unmarked Cop Car and Cab Collide on Amsterdam and 82nd

An unmarked police car collided with a yellow cab at the corner of Amsterdam and West 82nd Street at around three o’clock on Friday after … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Precinct Holding Backpack Giveaway and Resource Fair on Friday

The NYPD's 24th precinct will be giving away backpacks on Friday from 11 am to 4 pm at its second annual resource fair on West 106th St … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Robbery Suspects Pushed Women to Ground in the West 60s, Police Say

The NYPD is looking for two men who detectives say committed violent robberies in the West 60s earlier this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>