Police said the alleged rape happened Friday morning behind an apartment building in Inwood. Pena, drunk and in plain clothes, asked a woman for directions, police say.
Michael Pena, an officer since 2008, has been suspended without pay after the alleged incident in which a 25-year-old teacher said she was raped in Inwood.
Local artist Hector Canonge decided to teach free English classes at the Magic Touch Laundromat twice a week for a month.
Authorities are passing out flyers to local businesses, reminding people that when they use a cell phone on the street, they make themselves a prime target.
Police say he robbed a gas station on 207th Street on Sunday, May, 22. More than a week later, he allegedly held up another gas station on Amsterdam Avenue.
Here is CBSNewYork’s Week In Review for 2/14/2011-2/20/2011.
They were forced out. Dozens of families in Upper Manhattan were suddenly homeless Friday night after their apartment building was deemed too dangerous to live in.
As the snow melts away, the poop is revealed. The rough winter has done a number on all New Yorkers, but for some residents in Inwood and Washington Heights the straw has finally broken the camel’s back.
Police are looking into why a stun gun apparently failed before Emmanuel Paulino, who police said confronted them with a knife, was shot to death in Inwood Sunday.
Police officers responding to a call shot and killed a Manhattan man wielding a knife after he pulled prongs from a Taser out of his body.
It’s a sight many New Yorkers don’t expect to see.
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