A uniformed officer was on patrol in the park when he shot the man following some kind of struggle.
New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.
The sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzkokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev was in police custody Wednesday, on allegations that she issued a bomb threat.
One of the shootings happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.
A total of five people were hospitalized Friday night after a car jumped the curb near Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and 145th Street in Harlem Friday night, the FDNY said.
Jonathan Bryant, 15, was turned over to Mount Vernon detectives Monday evening after NYPD officers learned he had been reported missing.
Kenny Jimenez, 21, and Francisco Mercedez, 29, were at Broadway and West 151st Street just before 3 a.m. when a white sedan pulled up and someone opened fire, police said.
Family members of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died while in police custody last month, were in attendance as the rally demanded justice for Michael Brown.
Police are searching for a man who they said tried to rape a 41-year-old woman in central Harlem earlier this week.
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A man was stabbed in the neck and killed in broad daylight in Marcus Garvey Park in East Harlem on Friday.
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The Chipped Cup coffeehouse in Harlem caught a man on surveillance camera allegedly reaching into the tip jar and swiping cash this week.
The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.
The video shows the police officer with an arm around the suspect’s neck as he struggles to arrest him.