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Bill Bratton.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arrests Of Subway Panhandlers, Peddlers Triple Under New Police Commissioner

According to police transit statistics, there were 274 arrests between Jan. and March 2. During the same period last year, 90 panhandlers and peddlers were arrested.

03/07/2014

NYPD cruisers are lined up in Times Square. Security has been beefed up in the wake of the fatal Boston Marathon explosions. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reports: Bitterness Persists Between Times Square Buskers After Stabbing

The bad blood apparently has not dissipated between two well-known panhandlers in Times Square, who got into a fight that ended with one of them being stabbed, according to published reports.

06/30/2013

Penn Station Panhandler

Complaints: Penn Station Overrun By Panhandlers

Owners of businesses near New York City transit hub Pennsylvania Station are complaining to authorities about panhandlers.

04/23/2011