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Sources told CBS that the man in yellow is 6-foot-5, 240-pound Richard Pearson, a man SoHo residents say is terrorizing a block on Spring Street. (Photo: Handout)

SoHo Residents Say They Are Terrified Of A Wild Man On Spring Street

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.

06/07/2013

A Citi Bike station in Manhattan (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Officially Launches NYC’s Long-Awaited Bike Sharing Program

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.

05/27/2013

A Citi Bike rack in Manhattan - May 2, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

SoHo Residents To City: We Don’t Want Bike Sharing Docks Here

The city’s bike sharing program is set to roll out Monday, and the stations are all in place with bicycles at the ready.

05/25/2013

Gornell Roman has been charged with assault as a hate crime. (credit: NYPD)

Man Arrested In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.

05/22/2013

Police said Dan Contarino was attacked in the East Villageon May 20, 2013, jist the latest victim in a long line of recent attacks on gays in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

Victim Describes Horror Of Monday Night’s Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

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.

05/21/2013

Firefighters respond to a car crash on Lafayette Street on April 25, 2013. (credit: Kyle Petersen)

Car Smashes Into SoHo Store, Injuring 3

The accident took place at around 1:45 p.m. at Lafayette and Kenmare Streets.

04/25/2013

A couple on a date (file/credit: Clip Art).

The 7 Best West Village Date Restaurants

A few secluded streets, cobblestone corners and beautiful brownstones add to the romance of the West Village. When you’re looking for a place to impress a first date or celebrate an anniversary with the love of your life, head downtown to this romantic neighborhood for some of the city’s best restaurants and wine bars for a special date night.

04/06/2013

Wei Chu Hu (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted For Murder, Arson In Deadly SoHo Blaze

Police said Wei Chu Hu set the fire in his kitchen after getting into an argument with his wife and then tried to keep first responders from going inside.

02/05/2013

Wei Chu Hu (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Suspect Charged With Arson, Murder In Deadly SoHo Blaze

Wei Chu Wu, 45, has been charged with arson, second degree murder, felony assault of a police officer and resisting arrest, police said Friday.

01/11/2013

SoHo Manhole Explosions

Manhole Explosions Set Cars On Fire In SoHo

Several cars were ablaze on Prince Street in SoHo Saturday afternoon, after a series of explosions in manholes below.

12/29/2012

Pedro Hernandez in court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Etan Patz Suspect Pedro Hernandez Pleads Not Guilty

The defense of a man charged with killing a 6-year-old boy in 1979 will revolve around his mental state and a false confession to the crime, but he is not pursuing an insanity defense in the sensational case, his attorney said.

12/12/2012

Brooklyn Map With RAMBO

Blog Takes Issue With Use Of ‘RAMBO’ Neighborhood Name On Google Maps

The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.

12/09/2012

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono Unveils Racy Menswear Collection Inspired By John Lennon

The notorious “Two Virgins” album cover, showing John Lennon and Yoko Ono standing in their birthday suits, may seem tame compared with some items now featured in Ono’s menswear designs inspired by her late husband.

11/28/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Suspect In Etan Patz Case Indicted On Murder, Kidnapping Charges

Attorney Harvey Fishbein says 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez is being charged in the disappearance of Etan Patz . Hernandez, of Maple Shade, N.J., confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year.

11/14/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Due In Court This Week

Hernandez confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year, but that remains the only evidence against him.

11/12/2012

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