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Mobil Station store (Credit: Sonia Rincon/ 1010 WINS)

Police: Drunk Driver Slams Into Inwood Gas Station, Injuring Attendant

An Inwood man was arrested on Sunday when he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a store behind a gas station, injuring the attendant. An investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol behind the wheel, officials confirmed.


Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Former NYPD Officer Michael Pena Gets 75 Years To Life In Sex Attack Case

In March, a jury convicted Michael Pena of three counts of predatory sex assault, for possessing a weapon and three counts of criminal sex acts involving “touching.”



Police: L.I. Religious Goods Store Owner Drugged Teenage Worker Before Having Sex With Him

Daniel Miller, 44, of Inwood, was arrested at his home yesterday and charged with criminal sex act in connection with the January 3 incident.


Luis Gonzalez (credit: NYPD)

Police: Bronx Man Arrested In Petroleum Jelly Burglaries

Police said the 14 incidents all took place in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4, 2011 and March 8 of this year.


Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Jurors Reach Partial Verdict In NYPD Officer Michael Pena’s Rape Trial

Pena was convicted of three counts of committing a criminal sexual act. Pena was also convicted of three counts of predatory sexual assault. Jurors were unable to reach a verdict on two counts of rape and two other counts of predatory sexual assault.


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Fire At Inwood Building, Terror Target In 1970, Leaves 12 Firefighters Injured

Residents who were home at the time say they heard what sounded like fireworks and then saw sparks shooting outside their windows.


Luis Gonzalez (credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Man Wanted For Questioning In Petroleum Jelly Burglaries

Police say they are looking for 40-year-old Luis Gonzalez in the so-called petroleum jelly burglaries in Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood between Sept. 4 and March 8 of last year.


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Police: Suspect Used Petroleum Jelly In Manhattan Burglary Pattern

The incidents all took place in the Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood sections of the borough between September 4 of last year and March 8.


NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

School Teacher Testifies Against NYPD Officer Accused Of Raping Her

Recounting in vivid detail the alleged attack, the 25-year-old victim — with tears in her eyes and a look of utter contempt — pointed to Officer Michael Pena to identify him in court as the man she says raped her last summer in Inwood.


A tree stump in Isham Park in the Inwood neighborhood - New York, NY - Mar 1, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Parks Dept. Cuts Down Over 100 Trees In Inwood Park

Park upkeep or a war on trees? It depends who you ask in one Upper Manhattan neighrborhood.


Firefighters at the site of a blaze in Inwood on Jan. 4, 2012. (credit: Kristin Thorne/CBS 2)

Three Alarm Blaze Wrecks Stores In Inwood

More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire, which started at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. Fortunately nobody was reported inside any of the stores at the time.


An Eastern Box Turtle similar to the one pictured here, escaped from the Inwood Park Nature Center. Park Rangers and Inwood residents are steeped in a neighborhood-wide turtle hunt. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Park Rangers On The Lookout After Box Turtle Escapes From Inwood Park

A neighborhood-wide turtle hunt has been initiated for an eastern box turtle that made a daring escape from the Inwood Hill Park Nature Center on Thursday.


Mamadou Sy holds a 911 call log he obtained from police. (Credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Inwood Couple Target Of Hundreds Of 911 Prank Calls

For the past two years, a Manhattan couple has opened their door hundreds of times for police or firefighters responding to emergency calls they never made.


NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Michael Pena, NYPD Cop Accused Of Raping Teacher In Inwood, Pleads Not Guilty

“The brazenness of the horrific attack charged by the grand jury is truly shocking,” District Attorney Cyrus Vance said Wednesday.


Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry slaps hands with an audience member after the end of a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and The Tea Party Express at the Florida State fairgrounds on September 12, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. The debate featured the eight candidates ten days before the Florida straw poll.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Arrive In NYC Monday

Perry will meet with Hispanic leaders in Inwood, including 100 business leaders from the Inwood and Washington Heights sections.