Police said they have stepped up patrols in Central Park because of the spike in crime, but urge residents to remain vigilant.
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Police say Oscar Jiggetts, 55, was arrested in connection with the mugging that took place at 102nd Street and West Drive at 11 a.m. last Wednesday.
Six teenage boys tried to rob a man along the same path in Central Park where a woman was mugged last week, police said.
The secluded path by 102nd Street and West Drive was the scene of a crime at around 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
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Central Park could be getting its first new bronze statues in over 60 years as a local group pushes to honor the women responsible for getting all Americans the right to vote.
Well-known evangelical figures and Yankees great Mariano Rivera are expected to attend the NY CityFest revival on the park’s Great Lawn.
West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, which had been open to vehicles for two hours during weekday afternoons, will now be permanently car free.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the vehicle ban earlier in June.
That means the drives in most of the park will be mainly for recreational use.
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Major sections of Central and Prospect parks will be permanently car free, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.
Sources told CBS2 Wednesday night that Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected soon to announce the closure of large parts of Central and Prospect parks to car traffic on weekdays.