Parents Worry About Children’s Health As Crews Test Asbestos In City PlaygroundResidents are raising health concerns after watching people wearing hazmat suits test for and remove asbestos from a playground on the Lower East Side.
Australian Diplomat Falls To His Death From Lower East Side TerraceThe New York Police Department says 30-year-old Julian Simpson and others went on an apartment building roof to look at the Empire State Building lights early Wednesday.
Police: Retired Officer Has Gun Stolen While Trying To Stop LES RobberyA retired NYPD officer said he had his gun stolen when he tried to intervene during an attempted robbery on the Lower East Side this weekend.
Rash Of ‘Knockout’ Attacks Has Some New Yorkers WorriedThere were warnings Friday about a possible upsurge in knockout attacks in which people are sucker punched for no good reason.
Woman Shot While Exiting Cab On The Lower East Side, Cops SayPolice say it happened just before 5 a.m. in front of 108 Rivington Street, where the victim was grazed in the left shoulder.
Woman Kicked To The Ground By Pair In Lower East Side Purse RobberyTwo men kicked a woman to the ground before taking off with her purse on the Lower East Side, Saturday night.
Woman Rescued After Being Pushed Onto F Train Tracks At Second AvenueA subway passenger was rescued by Good Samaritans after she was pushed onto the tracks late Tuesday.
Man Charged With Molesting Girl, 8, In Lower East Side CourtyardA man was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl in an apartment building courtyard on the Lower East Side.
Neighbors Shocked After Man, 65, Is Attacked On Lower East Side Subway PlatformNeighbors of a 65-year-old Bronx man who was badly beaten on a subway platform are hoping someone recognizes the man who attacked him.
Suspect Sought In Connection To Assault On Lower East Side Subway PlatformPolice say the suspect punched a 65-year-old man in the face on the Queens-bound J train platform at the Delancey Street station just before 5 p.m. on June 18.
Former Convicts Lead Fitness Classes At ConBody On Lower East SideCoss Marte developed the ConBody program while serving time at Rikers Island for leading a multi-million dollar cocaine operation.
Ex-Con Brings Workout Program Developed Behind Bars From Rikers To The Lower East SideBehind a jail-cell door on the Lower East Side you'll find a dimly lit room, no gym equipment, instead a prison-style boot camp taught by  ex-cons.

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