Guardian Angels

The Guardian Angels say they felt compelled to return to patrolling Central Park due to a spike in crime. (Photo: CBS2)

Guardian Angels Back Patrolling Central Park, Demand De Blasio Do Something About Crime

With crime up 26 percent in Central Park this year the Guardian Angels have resumed crime patrols for the first time in 20 years.

08/17/2015

Police say a suspect made off with a man's wristwatch in The Ramble section of Central Park in May 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Guardian Angels Anti-Crime Patrols Return To Central Park For First Time In 20 Years

The Guardian Angels – the famous squad in stop-sign-red jackets and berets — strode through Central Park recently on guard for signs of crime.

08/16/2015

Suspect wanted in alleged rape in Washington Heights. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Nearly 7-Foot-Tall Man Sought In Washington Heights Rape

Police are looking for a very tall man who they said forced his way into a Washington Heights apartment and raped a 20-year-old woman.

07/16/2014

Queens Robbery Suspect

Women In Queens On Edge As Cops Hunt Robbery Suspect

Police say the suspect has gone after women three times in less than two weeks in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.

02/21/2014

Curtis and Mary Sliwa in 2004 (credit: Getty Images)

Curtis Sliwa’s Ex-Wife: Voice Mails Prove Affair With Queens Borough President

According to court documents filed Wednesday by his ex-wife, Mary Sliwa, the Guardian Angels founder was wrapped up in a romantic tryst with newly elected Queens Borough President Melinda Katz just hours before he said “I do.”

01/29/2014

Michael Karwan, 19, of Marlboro, N.J. has been missing since Tuesday, Nov. 19. (Credit Marlboro Police Department)

Search Continues For Autistic N.J. Teen Missing Since Last Tuesday

The Guardian Angels are launching a search effort for Karwan. Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa says they have 100 people willing to brave the elements to try to find the 19-year-old.

11/25/2013

Knockout Game

New York Lawmaker Targets ‘Knockout Game’ With New Bill

Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco of Schenectady said Thursday that his bill would make the violent game a gang assault with a sentence of up to 25 years. Youths would be charged as adults.

11/21/2013

Curtis Sliwa. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Says He Has Prostate Cancer

Sliwa announced on his radio show Wednesday morning that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer about a year ago and is planning to undergo surgery today.

04/21/2011

Demonstrators walk past City Hall in Paterson on April 18, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Fears Rise As Paterson, N.J. Police Force Lays Off 125 Officers

Members of the police union marched to City Hall screaming “911, Who ya gonna call!” as they protested the layoffs of 125 police officers in Paterson on Monday.

04/18/2011

A Suffolk County Police Car - Huntington Station, NY - Sep 16, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Guardian Angels Patrolling Troubled L.I. Community

People here Huntington Station have been shocked and sickened by the increase in crime.

10/14/2010