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Oct 15, 2019

Suspects Impersonate Police in Multiple NYC Robberies: NYPD

Suspects Impersonate Police in Multiple NYC Robberies: NYPD

The NYPD is looking into two incidents where alleged robbers fooled their victims by pretending to be officers, cops said

Oct 14, 2019

Robber Who Stole $60K in Slew of NYC Thefts Arrested: NYPD

Robber Who Stole $60K in Slew of NYC Thefts Arrested: NYPD

The man who authorities say is responsible for a slew of armed robberies in which he and an accomplice pulled a gun on their victims has been arrested, according to police

Oct 12, 2019

NYC Woman Wakes Up to Intruder in Bed, Fights Him Off: Cops

NYC Woman Wakes Up to Intruder in Bed, Fights Him Off: Cops

A Brooklyn woman fought off an intruder after she woke up and found him in her bed, officials say.

Oct 10, 2019

Queens Prostitute Charged in Another Man's Overdose Death

Queens Prostitute Charged in Another Man's Overdose Death

A Queens woman previously charged with causing the overdose death of a man has been charged with another overdose death, prosecutors say

Oct 10, 2019

NYPD: Man Stalked 14-Year-Old Girl Throughout 2 NYC Boroughs

NYPD: Man Stalked 14-Year-Old Girl Throughout 2 NYC Boroughs

Police are searching for a man they say stalked a 14-year-old girl on two separate occasions in New York City.

Oct 10, 2019

No Jail for Ex-Detectives; Had Sex With Arrestee in NYPD Van

No Jail for Ex-Detectives; Had Sex With Arrestee in NYPD Van

Two ex-New York City detectives accused of having sex in a police van with an 18-year-old woman they arrested were sentenced Thursday to probation, irritating prosecutors who wanted them behind bars.

Oct 8, 2019

Fake FedEx Worker Accused of Robbing NYC Family Arrested

Fake FedEx Worker Accused of Robbing NYC Family Arrested

The man who police believe posed as a FedEx worker and robbed a Brooklyn family of more than $125,000 in cash and jewelry has been arrested, according to the NYPD.

Oct 6, 2019

Suspect Arrested in NYC Subway Station Shooting Death: Cops

Suspect Arrested in NYC Subway Station Shooting Death: Cops

A man who allegedly shot another man to death inside a New York City subway station has been arrested, the NYPD said.

Oct 5, 2019

NYPD: Man Dies After Shot to Chest Inside Subway Station

NYPD: Man Dies After Shot to Chest Inside Subway Station

A 25-year-old man died after he was shot in the chest inside a New York City subway Friday afternoon, the NYPD said.

Oct 5, 2019

NYPD: Man Targets Women in String of Violent NYC Robberies

NYPD: Man Targets Women in String of Violent NYC Robberies

Police are looking for a man they say is behind a number of violent robberies in the Bronx -- all of them against women.

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