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Robbery is bad. But what’s worse? Attempting to rob a place and leaving with nothing. more
The information one might find on their credit card is likely some of the most valuable things found in their wallet. And many go out of their way to keep it safe. more
A hard-fought battle has finally produced results. An intersection that claimed the life of a prominent resident last year will now get a traffic light. At least that’s the word from the city’s transportation department, paving the way for such a signal at Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue. more
If you’ve been reading Police Beat in recent weeks and thought, “You know, it’s been a while since I’ve heard about a Honda CR-V being stolen,” you’re in luck. But a CR-V owner who parked his 2021 model car on the 3900 block of Independence Avenue on Dec. 8 wasn’t so fortunate. more
Lawyers have a reputation — deserved or not — for not necessarily being trustworthy people. But probably even worse are people pretending to be lawyers. more
With a nod to the omicron variant of the coronavirus, a much smaller crowd greeted the new year in Times Square late Friday night. But after the countdown, and just after Bill de Blasio danced the evening away with his wife to the sounds of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," that very same New York welcomed new mayor Eric Adams. more
Ever walked past a parked motorcycle and wondered, “How can its owner leave it there without worrying it won’t be stolen?” more
With the omicron variant taking over a vast majority of coronavirus infections in New York City, Councilman Eric Dinowitz has joined forces with City Hall colleagues Mark Levine and Mark Treyger, as well as the United Federation of Teachers labor union to demand city officials provide the resources to schools can test everyone who walks onto campus. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s leaving office at the end of the month with a particular point of pride: He’s cut poverty and near-poverty rates to levels  not seen since the statistic was first measured in 2005. more
For one day every year for the past three decades, Terence Mulvey was Santa Claus. The North Riverdale resident would collect donations to buy toys and then don the iconic red-and-white suit to hand them out to children at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. more
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