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New Rochelle Offers Explanation For City’s Spiking Crime Stats

The crime numbers coming out of New Rochelle are a bit eye popping. There has been a 279 percent increase for aggravated assault, but officials say the new statistics need some context.

03/13/2012

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NYPD: Suspect Wanted For 4 Robberies In Queens

Officials say the suspect always wears a hooded sweatshirt and a multi-colored bandana over the lower half of his face.

02/17/2012

The neighborhood in Brooklyn where police say a pair of con artists has targeted the elderly. (Credit:Google)

Police: Con Artists Robbed Elderly Women In Brooklyn

Police say that criminals targeting the elderly have struck twice over the last week.

01/11/2012

Police say this duo is behind a series of robberies targeting women in the NYC subway system. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Stepping Up Effort Against Subway Bandits Stealing Electronic Devices

There will be a new set of eyes and ears on the subway. Dozens of undercovers will be disguising themselves as normal subway riders in order to catch the thieves who’ve been snatching people’s electronics, including iPods and iPads.

11/14/2011

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Police Arrest 2 In LI Purse Snatching Cases

Police arrested two people in connection with the latest string of purse snatchings in Nassau County.

01/23/2011

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Cops Searching For Suspects In 3 NYC Robberies

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying three men suspected of committing three late night robberies.

01/20/2011

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Nassau County Sees Drop In Crime In ’10

Police Commissioner Lawrence Mulvey credits better police intelligence for some of the success.

01/19/2011

Police believe this woman, caught on surveillance camera, is part of a gang of thugs targeting and robbing older women in Jamaica, Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Gang Of Thugs Targeting, Robbing Older Women In Queens

Police are warning women in Jamaica, Queens to be on high alert for a group of robbers they say are targeting older women getting in and out of their cars.

01/17/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Increasing Law Enforcement Presence

Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.

12/24/2010

Surveillance Shot Of Upper East Side Robbery Suspect (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Upper East Side Mugger Caught On Camera

Police said he approaches the victims in building lobbies, claiming to have a knife, then demands cash and jewelry.

11/27/2010

Police have released this sketch of an alleged serial mugger after five women on the Upper East Side were attacked. (Credit: DCPI)

Armed Mugger Sets Upper East Side On Edge

Some are calling him “the fearless mugger.” He’s striking in daylight hours and targeting women on the well-to-do Upper East Side.

11/26/2010

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Suspects Sought In Queens Storage Facility Robberies

The two men have struck at least six times since August, police said.

11/24/2010

Queens Robbery Suspect

NYPD Hunting For Queens Robbery Suspect

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a wig-donning woman wanted in two Queens robberies at a liquor store and an Asian restaurant.

08/23/2010

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