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NYPD: 3 Men Pistol-Whip Garage Attendant, Steal Car In Inwood

Authorities said the incident happened on Feb. 14 around 8:15 p.m. — two blocks from Hostos Community College in the Inwood section.


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Man Indicted For Alleged Attempted Murder With Blow Torch

The man charged with trying murder his wife and former boss by setting them on fire was indicted Wednesday by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.


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First Three Kings Day Parade Held In Inwood

Music and animals paraded in Upper Manhattan Sunday to celebrate Three Kings’ Day.


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Teen Survives Fall From 6-Story Building In Inwood

A 16-year-old boy survived a five-story fall from an apartment building in Inwood Saturday night, authorities said.


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Police: L.I. Man Threatened To Blow Up Community Center With Nuclear Bombs

Neil Thompson, of Inwood, walked into the Five Towns Community Center on Wednesday morning and told a witness sitting at the front desk that he had nuclear bombs and was going to blow the place up, police said.


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Ex-NYPD Officer Michael Pena Gets 10 Years To Life In Prison After Admitting Rape

Monday’s sentencing resolved, for now, the complicated legal case surrounding Michael Pena’s off-duty attack on a woman heading to her first day at a new teaching job.


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Cops: L.I. Man Charged With Drugging, Assaulting 17-Year-Old Conspired To Have Teen Killed

The owner of a religious supply store in New York City, who is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a teenager working at the store, has also been charged with conspiring to kill the teen.


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EXCLUSIVE: Dad Attacked In Violent Attempted Washington Heights Mugging Speaks Out

Police believe the man’s attackers are responsible for a half dozen muggings over the past few weeks on the streets and parks of Inwood and Washington Heights. Bats have been used to steal cash and valuables like iPhones.


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Former NYPD Officer Michael Pena Pleads Guilty To Additional Rape Charge

The former NYPD officer sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for attacking a woman in upper Manhattan. By pleading guilty to rape, the victim will not have to face Pena in a retrial.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.