With crime up 26 percent in Central Park this year the Guardian Angels have resumed crime patrols for the 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.
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.
Police say the suspect has gone after women three times in less than two weeks in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
People here Huntington Station have been shocked and sickened by the increase in crime.