Exclusive: Asian Woman Attacked With Pepper Spray In Manhattan; Victim Believes She Was Targeted Due To Her RacePolice sources tell CBS2 this crime is currently classified as an assault but not as a hate crime. The victim's attacker did not say anything to her, and the NYPD requires words to be exchanged to classify it as a hate crime.
FBI: Suspect In Armed Robbery At Chanel Store Arrested In FloridaSpender allegedly posted on social media saying he had so many items from the store he could "open a small boutique."
Police Investigating String Of High-End Clothing Store Robberies In SoHoThe NYPD now believes the same group is responsible for targeting more than 20 high-end stores, including a Chanel store in SoHo, since September of 2020.
Caught On Camera: Suspects Rob Chanel Store In SoHo, Steal $165,000 Worth Of ItemsSources tell CBS2 one of the suspects showed a gun to the security guard.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Parents Of Black Teen Wrongly Accused Of Stealing Phone Call For Boycott Of Arlo HotelThe family of 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. say the hotel's manager also approached the teen and asked to see the phone.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Parents Of Keyon Harrold Jr. Speak Out Against Racism After Woman In Viral Video Charged; 'Racial Profiling... It's Real'The parents of Keyon Harrold, Jr., who was attacked and falsely accused of stealing a cellphone, say they want more done to combat racial injustice in the city and around the country.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Miya Ponsetto, California Woman Who Falsely Accused Black Teen Of Stealing Cellphone, In Custody In New York CityMiya Ponsetto, the California woman who attacked a Black teenager and falsely accused him of stealing her cellphone at a hotel in SoHo, was extradited to New York City Saturday morning.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Miya Ponsetto Arrested In California After Falsely Accusing Black Teen Of Stealing CellphoneShe's accused of attacking 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. and his father inside the lobby of the Arlo Hotel last month.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: New Video Shows Woman Tackling Black Teenager Falsely Accused Of Stealing CellphoneThe clip starts by showing a woman in a white hat following 14-year-old Keyon Harrold Jr. She then grabs him from behind and tackles him to the ground.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Rally Held For Black Teenager Falsely Accused Of Stealing Woman's CellphoneAn infuriated crowd gathered in City Hall Park on Wednesday to support Grammy Award-winning musician Keyon Harrold's family.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Black Teenager Falsely Accused Of Stealing Cellphone Says 'I'm Still Kind Of Shellshocked'On Saturday, an unidentified woman wearing a mask accused Keyon Harrold Jr. His father, a Grammy-winning jazz musician, recorded the confrontation on his phone.
SoHo Hotel Confrontation: Video Shows Woman Falsely Accusing Black Teen Of Stealing CellphoneCellphone video shows a woman falsely accusing a Black teen of stealing her iPhone at a New York City hotel. Mayor de Blasio called the incident racist, "Plain and simple."
Volunteers Deliver Holidays Meals To New Yorkers Too Sick To Cook For Themselves: 'Food Is Medicine'Thanks to an army of volunteers, thousands of ill New Yorkers will still get home cooked meals right through the holidays.
De Blasio Unveils Planned To Rezone SoHo To Add Affordable HousingIf Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way, mixed income housing will become part of the neighborhood often associated with luxury lofts and high end retail.
15 New Locations Added To NYC Open Streets, Open Restaurants Program To Allow For More Outdoor SeatingIt's all part of the city's Open Streets, Open Restaurants program, which is closing off about 100 miles of streets across all five boroughs.