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Student Accused Of Setting Fire To Classmate In NYU Dorm, Recording ItA 20-year-old student was arraigned Monday on charges that he set a female classmate on fire in an NYU dorm, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Bidding Adieu To Summer With ‘Summer Streets’ Last CallThe event marked the final time this season that Park Avenue and Lafayette Street were closed to cars and trucks.
4 Injured When Fire Rips Through Canal Street BuildingAn extra-alarm fire in a building in Lower Manhattan left four people injured early Saturday.
Couple Busted For Allegedly Selling Knockoff Handbags, JewelryAuthorities conducted a major bust of counterfeit bags, watchers and sunglasses Wednesday afternoon at a small store in Lower Manhattan.
NYU Student Rescued From Between Pair Of Buildings The 19-year-old, NYU student was conscious and speaking when he was rescued on Sunday.
Police: NYU Student With Arsenal Of Imitation Assault Weapons ArrestedAn NYU student was arrested Monday for allegedly building realistic looking air rifles in his dorm room.
Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-AmericansSome opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.
Summer Streets To Include Zip Line At Foley SquareAt the southern end of this year's Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported.
Suspect Sought In 3 Armed Robberies At Manhattan Parking GaragesPolice said the suspect has approached garage employees while displaying a gun and demanded money in all 3 incidents.
Large Turnout For NYC's First Summer Streets EventNearly seven miles of Manhattan streets, from Park Avenue at 72nd Street down to Washington Square Park all the way down to the Brooklyn Bridge, were shut down to traffic Saturday for this year's first Summer Streets event.
Man Struck And Killed By Train In Lower ManhattanA man was struck and killed by a train on Saturday night in the Lower East Side.
12-Year-Old Bed-Stuy Boy Shot In CrossfireThe boy managed to find uniformed police officers just a block away who were able to get him to King County Hospital.