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Passengers stand on seats to avoid a rat in an A Train going into Brooklyn on Monday, April 7. (Credit: Jianis Ponnampadikkal Kader/YouTube)

Rat Terrorizes Straphangers As ‘A’ Subway Train Heads To Brooklyn

On Monday, a rat found its way onto an A Train heading from Manhattan to Brooklyn. A YouTube video showed passengers lifting up their legs and even standing up on the seats, and many of them screaming in horror.

04/08/2014

A security personnel surveys the damage to the hull of a commuter ferry after it slammed into Pier 11 in lower Manhattan on January 9, 2013. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

More Settlements Reached In Lower Manhattan Seastreak Ferry Crash

Court documents indicate four people reached settlements last week with the ferry’s owner, Seastreak.

04/05/2014

Police are looking for two men who are suspected of committing more than two-dozen burglaries in Lower Manhattan. (Credit: DCPI)

Police Search For Suspects Wanted In More Than 20 Lower Manhattan Burglaries

A pair of suspects remained on the run Thursday night, wanted for more than 20 burglaries the West Village, TriBeCa, and Chinatown in just one month.

03/27/2014

Police are looking for two men who are suspected of committing more than two-dozen burglaries in Lower Manhattan. (Credit: DCPI)

Cops Seek Pair Of Suspects In Connection With Lower Manhattan Burglary Pattern

The NYPD has asked the public for help in identifying and locating two men wanted in connection with a burglary that took place in the West Village.

03/25/2014

A fire broke out on the afternoon of Friday, March 21, in the Manhattan Municipal Building. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Fire Breaks Out In Manhattan Municipal Building

A small fire broke out late Friday afternoon in the Manhattan Municipal Building.

03/21/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

Brooklyn Man Charged In Rape In Chinatown

A Brooklyn man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in her bedroom in Chinatown.

03/20/2014

An Israeli flag. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews Protest Israeli Proposal To Draft Strictly Religious Citizens Into Army

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews filled the streets in lower Manhattan on Sunday to protest Israel’s proposal to draft strictly religious citizens into its army.

03/09/2014

Canal Street Fire

4 Injured When Fire Rips Through Canal Street Building

An extra-alarm fire in a building in Lower Manhattan left four people injured early Saturday.

03/01/2014

Chen Zhibin, Yun Wei Huang

Couple Busted For Allegedly Selling Knockoff Handbags, Jewelry

Authorities conducted a major bust of counterfeit bags, watchers and sunglasses Wednesday afternoon at a small store in Lower Manhattan.

01/15/2014

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Keep An Eye On The Sky For Low-Flying Helicopter In Lower Manhattan

The New York Police Department says a film production company is using a helicopter in lower Manhattan Wednesday.

11/20/2013

Holland Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

New York Bound Holland Tunnel To Shut For Emergency Response Drill

An annual emergency response drill will cause closures on the New York bound side of the Holland Tunnel on Sunday morning.

11/16/2013

Lower Manhattan Jewelry Store Robbery

Search On For 2 Suspects Who Smashed Glass Counters, Stole From Jewelry Store

A search was under way Monday night for the thieves who smashed through the counters of a jewelry store in Lower Manhattan.

10/28/2013

Citi Bike station (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Judge Rules In Favor Of Citi Bike Docking Station At Lower Manhattan Park

Friends of Petrosino Square and others argued the station should’ve been shifted to an on-street car-parking area across the street. They also said the station disrupted an area dedicated for public art.

10/24/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: Police Searching For 2 Men Who Parachuted Into Lower Manhattan

Security personnel at the scene reported the duo landing by the Goldman Sachs building and the Conrad Hotel near the intersection of West and Vesey streets around 3:07 a.m.

09/30/2013

Bloomberg speaks to the Downtown Alliance (credit: NYC Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Says Era Of ‘Post-9/11 Uncertainty’ Is Over

When Bloomberg took office in January 2002, the World Trade Center site was still smoldering and there was doubt the city could recover. He says now the era of “post-9/11 uncertainty” is over.

09/12/2013

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