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Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Near Washington Heights Playgrounds

A man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself and committing lewd acts in front of children at playgrounds in Washington Heights.

11/23/2013

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City Turns To eBay In Effort To Sell Morgue Refrigerator

The city Office of General Services has gone on eBay, hoping someone will buy a steel morgue refrigerator that has been taken out of use at the Manhattan Psychiatric Center.

06/01/2013

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Police: Homeless Man Confessed To Three Intentionally Set Fires In The Bronx

Steve Contreras, 25, was arrested on Saturday night by police on Wards Island.

02/17/2013

Sabatha Tirado (credit: Facebook)/Image of the suspect (credit: NYPD)

Curtis Forteau Arrested, Charged In Upper East Side Stabbing Attack

Forteau shouted his innocence as he was led away by authorities, saying “I never, ever stabbed anyone. I never attacked anyone first.”

07/18/2012

103rd Street Footbridge - Jun 1, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Wards Island Footbridge Reopens After Years Of Work

After two years and $17 million in repairs and improvements, the 103rd Street footbridge to Wards Island in the East River reopened on Friday, WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported.

06/01/2012