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Report: Friday Night Violence Spills Over Into Early Hours Of Saturday Morning

A series of shootings and stabbings rocked New York City on Friday night and the early hours of Saturday morning. Two people were killed and eight were injured in Manhattan, the Bronx, and on Staten Island.

07/20/2013

LES Reported Robbery, Assault

Search On For Suspect In Reported Robbery, Attempted Sex Assualt On LES

Police on Saturday were asking for help from the public in finding a man who allegedly robbed and tried to sexually assault a woman in her Lower East Side building.

07/13/2013

Lower East Side Assault Suspect

Police Search For Sexual Assailant Who Attacked Woman On LES

Police on Monday were seeking help from the public in finding a man who sexually assaulted a woman in an elevator on the Lower East Side.

06/24/2013

A player in the Notwork Network kickball league gets ready to deliver a pitch. (Credit TV 10/55)

Lower East Side Residents Cry Foul Over Kickball League

For its part the league has sent a man out with a decibel monitor to track the noise. Players told CBS 2 that they just want to have fun.

06/20/2013

Sandwiches lined up at Katz's Delicatessen - May 31, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Katz’s Caps Off 125th Anniversary Celebrations With Pastrami-Eating Contest

Major Eating League’s top-ranked pro Joey Chestnut was the champion, eating 25 half-sandwiches.

06/02/2013

Katz's Delicatessen at the corner of Houston and Ludlow Streets on the Lower East Side.   (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Katz’s Deli Celebrates 125th Anniversary With Charity Dinner, Pastrami Eating Contest

The New York City staple sits on the same Lower East Side corner at East Houston and Ludlow streets since first opening for business in 1888.

05/31/2013

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

11 Years In Prison For Man Who Carjacked Cabbie, Led Police On 80 MPH Chase

A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison Monday, after being convicted of stealing a taxi and leading police on a dangerous chase two years ago.

05/01/2013

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Boy, 14, Arrested On Lower East Side After Allegedly Biting Teacher

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Tuesday for allegedly biting a teacher who did not give his phone back as quickly as he wanted.

04/30/2013

Fatal Fire On The Lower East Side (credit: CBS 2)

84-Year-Old Woman Dies In Lower East Side Apartment Fire

The fire broke out around 12:15 a.m. Wednesday at an apartment on Fourth Avenue.

04/17/2013

Campos Houses in the East Village (file / credit: Google Maps)

Three Dozen Indicted In Connection With Drug Rings At Manhattan Housing Projects

Authorities in Manhattan announced Friday the indictment of 41 alleged members of two narcotics trafficking rings, but there’s a twist.

04/12/2013

Lower East Side Fire

Fire Rips Through Floor Of Lower East Side High-Rise

A fire broke out Friday evening in a high-rise on the Lower East Side, and the raging flames were captured on camera.

03/02/2013

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The 5 Best Coffee Shops On The Lower East Side

For strong coffee, free Wi-Fi and fresh pastries visit one of our favorite LES coffee shops.

01/29/2013

The NYPD says these four are wanted for questioning in the shooting death of Raphael Ward. (credit: NYPD)

Police Release Video Of ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Killing Of 16-Year-Old On Lower East Side

Investigators believe Raphael Ward was shot after refusing to hand over his trendy winter coat, according to published reports.

01/07/2013

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MTA Announces Restoration Of More Than A Dozen Bus Lines Shut Down By 2010 Transportation Cuts

The resurrection of the MTA’s B39 bus line between Williamsburg and the Lower East Side has Brooklyn residents ecstatic.

01/05/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Boy, 16, Shot Dead In Baruch Houses On Lower East Side

A 16-year-old boy is dead, after being shot Friday night on the Lower East Side.

01/05/2013

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