The suspect walked up behind a 20-year-old woman, put her in a choke hold and then tried to rape her, police said. He then took off with the woman’s bag.
On what would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, an exhibition of his drawings went on display to help raise money for Citymeals-on-Wheels.
Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.
At around 4:30 p.m., the FDNY ordered everyone out of the building due to some structural integrity possibly due to construction taking place next door to the building.
Residents who live near Lafayette and Spring Street refused to back down. They flooded the judge with dozens of letters begging him to keep Pearson off of the street.
A biker was killed Wednesday afternoon in a violent crash on Houston Street, on the northern edge of SoHo.
Pedro Hernandez appeared briefly in court on Wednesday. He was charged with murder in 2011 after he confessed to choking Etan Patz.
The contentious Citi Bike program has been rolling for three weeks but already, some of the hundreds of docking stations have been relocated.
The trial of a man accused of killing a Manhattan fashion designer began on Friday. The victim’s boyfriend is accused of strangling the young woman to death, but his defense attorney said the evidence doesn’t add up.
Some people compared accused Richard Pearson to a modern day Larry Hogue, a mentally ill wild man who terrorized Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the 1990s.
New York City’s controversial bike share program rolled out on Monday for roughly 15,000 annual members who will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.
The city’s bike sharing program is set to roll out Monday, and the stations are all in place with bicycles at the ready.
Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.
The incident happened around 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. Police said a gay couple, ages 41 and 42, were walking on Broadway near Prince Street when two men began yelling anti-gay slurs.
The accident took place at around 1:45 p.m. at Lafayette and Kenmare Streets.