Upper West Side safe haven shelter plan draws pushback from community
The city's decision to open a safe haven homeless shelter near an elementary school on the Upper West Side is drawing pushback from neighbors, but also some support.
Stores are using facial recognition to help stop repeat shoplifters
Stores in NYC are using facial recognition to catch repeat shoplifters.
Certain NYC schools on high alert following series of shootings nearby
A handful of NYC schools are on high alert after three separate shootings Tuesday nearby, all within five hours, that police said could be connected and gang-related.
Teen shot on UWS, incident may be linked to other shootings: NYPD
A teenager ran inside his school on the Upper West Side after he was shot a couple of blocks away, an incident police believe is connected to at least two other Manhattan shootings on Tuesday.
Suspect arrested in rape of woman, 21, in Manhattan apartment stairwell
The NYPD has arrested a man accused of raping a 21-year-old woman in the stairwell of an apartment building.
Suspect wanted for rape in Upper West Side apartment stairwell
The New York City Police Department is looking for the suspect in a rape that that happened near the West End Avenue and West 65th Street
Gusty winds cause tree to fall onto car on Upper West Side
The tree damaged a car near Riverside Drive and West 106th Street just after 2:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon.
Over 60 cars found with red spray paint on them in Manhattan
More than 60 cars were found with red spray paint on them on the Upper West Side.
Rash of break-ins at Manhattan restaurants
At least seven restaurants were burglarized in the same Manhattan neighborhood.
Suspect arrested after 74-year-old woman found bound, murdered on UWS
Lashawn Mackey is charged him with murder in connection to the death of Maria Hernandez.
Elderly woman found dead with hands, feet tied in NYC apartment
A 74-year-old woman was found dead inside her apartment with her hands and feet tied, police say.
Man dies after being pushed onto subway tracks on Upper West Side
According to authorities, the suspect, 28-year-old Andre Boyce, got into an argument with the 34-year-old victim at around 2 a.m., before pushing the victim onto the tracks.
Subway conductor smacked in face with bottle: NYPD
The NYPD is investigating after a New York City Subway train conductor was struck in the head with a plastic bottle on the Upper West Side on Friday morning.
Police arrest man in attempted rape of woman, 18, aboard NYC subway
Police have announced they arrested the man they say attempted to rape an 18-year-old woman aboard a subway train on the Upper West Side of Manhattan before a good Samaritan intervened.
NYC synagogue throws Christmas party
A group of Jews threw a Christmas party. It was for a good cause.
A puppy named Bear swims across Hudson River from NY to NJ
Talk about an adventure for one pet! A dog escaped from his owner while out for a walk in Manhattan and swam across the Hudson River to New Jersey, where he was rescued a few days later.
Judge bemoans NYC's bike hazard in 'Gone Girl' actor's death
A judge has decried New York City's problems with electric and gas-powered bikes as he sentenced the electric scooter rider who crashed into “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes to one to three years in prison.
Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloon inflation info
If you want to get a look at the balloons before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade you can see them while they're being inflated on Wednesday.
Subway crime: Elderly man brutally attacked on UWS subway train
Police say two people brutally attacked a 78-year-old man on a subway train after the man asked them to turn down their music. Cops have arrested one suspect so far.
Scariest Door competition in NYC
People living on the Upper West Side are getting in the Halloween spirit with a bit of friendly competition, vying for the coveted title of 'scariest door.'