Politicians Get Involved After Riverside Attacks; Video Released of Suspect

July 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Politicians Get Involved After Riverside Attacks; Video Released of Suspect 

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and local community board leaders will be out in Riverside Park Sunday starting at 1 to let people know about two recent attacks in the park. Read More / Comment »


Another Woman Attacked in Riverside Park

July 10, 2010 by · Comments Off on Another Woman Attacked in Riverside Park 

453-10 24 Pct 07-05-10.JPGA second woman was attacked in Riverside Park last Monday, possibly by the same man who assaulted a Barnard student that day. Read More / Comment »


Woman Assaulted, Robbed in Riverside Park; Mugger at Large (Corrected)

July 8, 2010 by · Comments Off on Woman Assaulted, Robbed in Riverside Park; Mugger at Large (Corrected) 

riverside robberMarisa Cortright, a freshman at Barnard, was jogging through Riverside Park at about 120th Street early Monday morning when a mugger grabbed her from behind and Read More / Comment »


Proof that the New York Times is More Popular than the Wall Street Journal — Among Thieves

July 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on Proof that the New York Times is More Popular than the Wall Street Journal — Among Thieves 

times_baristaThe Wall Street Journal is in a death-match with theĀ  New York Times to win the hearts and minds of New York’s intellegentsia. But there is one crucial group to whom the Journal apparently doesn’t appeal: thieves. Read More / Comment »


Police Officer Found Not Guilty in Upper West Side Beating

June 29, 2010 by · Comments Off on Police Officer Found Not Guilty in Upper West Side Beating 

police beatingNYPD Officer David London, who was captured on video hitting a man with his baton while the man was on the floor of a housing project on West 93rd Street, was acquitted of all charges by a jury on Monday. Read More / Comment »


Video Shows Cop Beating Iraq War Veteran in UWS Project

June 25, 2010 by · Comments Off on Video Shows Cop Beating Iraq War Veteran in UWS Project 

police beatingA police officer is on trial for beating up an Iraq war Army veteran in a housing project on West 93rd Street, and prosecutors have released a full video of the beating (below), which was caught on surveillance cameras. Read More / Comment »


iPads Swiped From UPS Outside UWS Apple Store

June 19, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Upper West Side Apple StoreIn two separate incidents over the past week, a thief stole iPads from right under the noses of UPS drivers who were delivering them to the Upper West Side Apple store. Read More / Comment »


Russian Ballerina Punched, Mugged at Amsterdam Houses

June 17, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

osipovaNatalia Osipova, a ballerina with Russia’s famous Bolshoi Ballet, was punched in the face and robbed while walking through the Amsterdam Houses next to Lincoln Center at 63rd Street around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. Read More / Comment »


NYPD Looking for This Man, Accused of UWS Sexual Assault

May 25, 2010 by · Comments Off on NYPD Looking for This Man, Accused of UWS Sexual Assault 

msv_sant_1A man in his 20’s sexually assaulted a 25-year-old woman in an Upper West Side building after pushing her while she was walking up a flight of stairs last Sunday, the NYPD said in a release. Read More / Comment »


Eyewitness Account: Mother and Baby Pulled from Hudson River

May 11, 2010 by · Comments Off on Eyewitness Account: Mother and Baby Pulled from Hudson River 

hudsonA mother and her baby were pulled from the Hudson River near Pier 71 on Tuesday, both alive but in serious condition. An eyewitness we spoke to says the woman did not call for help or appear to be trying to get out of the water and Read More / Comment »


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