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Kevin McCarron

3 Men Acquitted Of Attempted Murder In Greenwich Village Beating

Three men were acquitted of the most serious charges Monday in the beating of a tourist from Massachusetts in Greenwich Village earlier this year.

10/07/2013

2007 Greenwich Village Halloween Parade (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Organizers Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Village Halloween Parade

The Halloween Parade has been an annual tradition in Greenwich Village for four decades. Last year, Superstorm Sandy forced the last-minute cancellation of the event.

09/16/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

LGBT Activist Corey Johnson Wins Council Seat After Reportedly Heated Race

Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.”

09/11/2013

Fire Investigation At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials: 3 Fires Set In 1 Hour At Bank Of America ATM Vestibule In Greenwich Village

Three fires were set between approximately 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the vestibule at Sixth Avenue and Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, according to officials.

08/15/2013

Morgan Gliedman and Aaron Greene (credit: CBS 2)

Greenwich Village Bomb Plotter Pleads Guilty To Explosives Charges

Aaron Greene pleaded guilty and will get a seven-year prison sentence for possession of explosives that were found in the Greenwich Village apartment he shared with girlfriend Morgan Gliedman.

07/30/2013

Liquor bottles at a bar (file/credit: David L Ryan-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Greenwich Village Bar, Concert Venue ‘The Back Fence’ To Close

The Back Fence, a popular Greenwich Village bar and music venue, is reportedly closing this fall after 68 years in business.

07/06/2013

The world record for Largest Keyboard Ensemble is broken in Greenwich Village - June 21, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Record Set In Greenwich Village For Largest Keyboard Ensemble

A total of 175 people, both professional and amateur, tickled the electronic ivories

06/21/2013

Hate Crime Victim Mark Carson (Facebook)

Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder Indicted

Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.

06/18/2013

Chris Pollak, aka "Dark Guardian" (via Facebook)

Superheroes Suit Up To Combat Anti-Gay Attacks In NYC

With a string of attacks against gay men in the city recently, a group of real-life superheroes is suiting up and swooping in to help stop the violence.

06/05/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and the Starbucks logo (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Gotcha! Derek Jeter Acts Under Alias At NYC Starbucks, Calls Himself ‘Philip’

In a photo published by the New York Post, Jeter was seen exiting a Greenwich Village Starbucks with the name “Philip” written on his coffee cup.

05/23/2013

Police said Dan Contarino was attacked in the East Villageon May 20, 2013, jist the latest victim in a long line of recent attacks on gays in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night’s Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.

05/21/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

Greenwich Village Fatal Shooting

2 Others Questioned, Released In Anti-Gay Bias-Driven Murder In Greenwich Village

Police have questioned and released two men who were with a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man in Greenwich Village this weekend – all because he was gay.

05/19/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Police: Gunman Used Anti-Gay Slurs Before Killing Man In Greenwich Village

A gunman used anti-gay slurs before he shot and killed a man in fashionable Greenwich Village early Saturday, police Commissioner Ray Kelly said.

05/18/2013

Citi Bike racks at 11th Street and 6th Avenue (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Greenwich Village Community Board Meeting Focuses On Bike Share Program

Over 300 people showed up Thursday night for a community board meeting in Greenwich Village and the topic was the upcoming Citi Bike program.

05/03/2013

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