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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.

03/23/2012

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.

03/23/2012

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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.

03/19/2012

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.

03/16/2012

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.

03/01/2012

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.

01/04/2012

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.

12/04/2011

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.

11/14/2011

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.

09/21/2011

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.

09/18/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Atty: Michael Pena, NYPD Officer Accused Of Raping Teacher, Meant No Harm

Michael Pena’s lawyers on Wednesday declined to detail his version of the events, but they say he “had no intent to hurt anybody.”

08/24/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Family Attends Arraignment For NYPD Officer Charged Of Rape

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.

08/20/2011

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NYPD Arrests, Suspends Off-Duty Officer Michael Pena On Rape Charges

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.

08/19/2011

Hector Canonge holds an English class at the Magic Touch Laundromat in Inwood - New York, NY - Aug 2, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Inwood Laundromat Becomes English Classroom

Local artist Hector Canonge decided to teach free English classes at the Magic Touch Laundromat twice a week for a month.

08/03/2011

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Police In Manhattan Warn Pedestrians To Remain Alert When Walking & Talking On Cell Phones

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.

07/29/2011

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