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May 14, 2019

Man Dubbed ‘Broadway Bandit’ Arrested After Prison Release

Man Dubbed ‘Broadway Bandit’ Arrested After Prison Release

A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where he served time for robbing five banks.

Jan 16, 2019

Gotti Jr. Defends MMA Fighter Accused of Robbing Bank

Gotti Jr. Defends MMA Fighter Accused of Robbing Bank

Mobster John Gotti's namesake son was in court to provide support for a mixed martial arts fighter accused of robbing a Queens bank.

Dec 18, 2015

Man Sentenced in 'Flying Drop Kick' Attack on Mom, Baby

Man Sentenced in 'Flying Drop Kick' Attack on Mom, Baby

A 19-year-old man who pleaded guilty to taking a "flying drop kick" at a mother holding her 3-month-old son as he tried to steal her cellphone in the Bronx last year was sentenced Friday to three and a...

Jan 22, 2015

Teen Faces Charges in Street Attack on Woman With Baby

Teen Faces Charges in Street Attack on Woman With Baby

A teenager arrested after a videotaped street attack on a woman with a baby has been arraigned in the Bronx.

Jan 6, 2015

Store Clerks Wrestle Gun from Robber

Store Clerks Wrestle Gun from Robber

A man on a Long Island robbery spree was finally foiled when he encountered two store clerks at a deli who wrestled the gun away from him, police say.

Dec 31, 2014

Armed Man in Construction Hat Robs Bank in Broad Daylight: FBI

Armed Man in Construction Hat Robs Bank in Broad Daylight: FBI

Police and federal agents are looking for a man in a construction helmet who robbed a Flatiron District bank at gunpoint in the middle of the day Tuesday.

Dec 30, 2014

Subway Restaurant Worker Beaten: Police

Subway Restaurant Worker Beaten: Police

Police in Stamford, Connecticut are seeking the public's assistance in identifying robbery suspects caught on surveillance cameras assaulting a restaurant worker.

Sep 18, 2014

Man Sought in Series of Violent Purse Snatchings

Man Sought in Series of Violent Purse Snatchings

Police are looking for a man wanted in a series of violent purse snatchings in usually quiet New Jersey communities dating back to April.

Apr 23, 2014

Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Thief Preys on 20-Somethings at NYC Delis, Shops

Police are looking for a thief who preys on victims in their 20s as they stop for coffee or a bite to eat near New York University, grabbing wallets, laptops and bags from unsuspecting diners.

Aug 7, 2014

Wanted Serial Manhattan Bank Robber Identified: Cops

Wanted Serial Manhattan Bank Robber Identified: Cops

The NYPD has released a photo of a suspect wanted in connection with at least seven Manhattan bank robberies, including three in the last week.

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