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An alleged carjacker held up a woman in this East Rockaway driveway. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Long Island Woman Was Carjacked By Suspect In Midst Of Crime Spree

A Long Island woman was recently carjacked steps from her front door, and police said the frightening encounter was all part of a disturbing crime spree.


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Police: L.I. Man Burglarizes Home, Kills Cat After Crashing Car

A Suffolk County man facing a series of charges in connection with a crime spree that started with a car crash and ended in the death of a cat is due in court Thursday, Nassau County police said.


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Luis Figueroa, Man Accused In Three-State Violent Crime Spree, Appears In Court

Prosecutors say Figueroa, 33, kidnapped a former girlfriend in Pennsylvania, raped her at a rest stop in New Jersey, set fire to a car dealership in Paterson then led police on a high-speed chase across the GWB.


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Police: Man Went On Vehicle Theft, Bank Robbery Spree On Long Island

Suffolk County police on Saturday were holding a man who was caught in Buffalo, after he allegedly stole three vehicles and robbed two banks in a period of five days.


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Queens Man Sentenced To Decades Behind Bars For 1-Hour Crime Spree

Darius Lowery, 25, started his crime spree one early morning on February 2, 2010 when someone left a running car unattended outside their home in St. Albans.


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Bail Set At $1.1M For N.J. Man Accused Of Shooting, Robberies, Assault On Cop

A judge has set bail at $1.1 million for a 22-year-old man accused of shooting a cab driver, assaulting a police officer, and committing four armed robberies during a two-day crime spree this week in Monmouth County, N.J.


Police released the sketch of the suspect in three sex attacks in the Bronx. All three attacks happened on the Baychester Ave. footbridge. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Release Sketch Of Suspect Wanted In String Of Bronx Sex Attacks

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and apprehending a man wanted in connection with a string of sexual assaults in the Bronx.


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Police: Robber Struck 15 Banks In Brooklyn, Queens

A serial robber is on the loose in Brooklyn, walking away with nearly $50,000 after hitting more than a dozen banks.


A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gang Of Thieves Stealing Motorcycles Right Off Manhattan Streets

A gang of muscled-up thieves were caught on surveillance video plucking motorcycles off Manhattan street – Kawasakis, Yamahas and more getting snatched up in a matter of seconds.


The NYPD is seeking two suspects in three spa robberies in Manhattan between February 20 and 23.

NYPD Seeks Suspects In String Of Spa Robberies

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted for a string of spa robberies in Manhattan.


Police say a gang of thieves that first operated in New York has moved into New York, kicking down front doors before robbing homes in a flash. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gang Of Thieves Kicking In Doors In Rockland County

Police say a gang of thieves that first operated in New York has moved into New York, kicking down front doors before robbing homes in a flash.


A Bedford Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate String Of Brazen Robberies In Bedford

Police in Westchester County were sent scrambling by a string of door-to-door burglaries in Bedford, seven brazen burglaries in rapid succession and in broad daylight.


Surveillance video captured this man, who police believe is responsible for a string of robberies of elderly victims on Coney Island.

Robbery Suspect Targeting Elderly On Coney Island

Police say a robbery suspect has been preying on the elderly – and until now, he’s gotten away with it. Now, investigators hope a key piece of evidence will catch the criminal targeting seniors.