Manhattan (see above)
In Union Square and Gramercy Park, and earlier incidents on the Upper East Side and Midtown, a man on a bicycle has been robbing cabs by reaching into their windows of unsuspecting drivers, punching their faces and stealing cash from their hands.
On the E train at the Lexington Ave station in Midtown East, a Canadian tourist and a curious 10 year old girl were maced by a homeless man who was sitting on a beach chair as was a woman he was with, with an open cooler and a blanket inside the train car. The culprit attacked them after the little girl wondered aloud about the weird sighting and the stupid tourist took a picture of the derelict couple.
In Chelsea, a woman walking on the street at 3 in the morning was approached by a man who asked her name who then proceeded to beat the hell out of her by punching her in the head, knocking her to the pavement and then slamming her head on it after she tried to avoid the lowlife.
In the Upper West Side, a heroin and fentanyl drug ring run from an apartment was busted.
In Gramercy Park, an elderly mother and her elderly daughter were found dead in their apartment by contractors working renovations on the building.
In Midtown West, an elderly man stealing a pint of ice cream was tazered by cops called to the store after he threatened them with a knife.
Also in Midtown West, an 18 year old was slashed with a box cutter and robbed of his wallet and school I.D. by 3 men.
In between stops on the 1,2,3 lines between Christopher St. and West 14th st. in Greenwich Village, a dazed and confused or inebriated homeless man was found wandering then lying on the tracks at 8 a.m., which led to delays and rerouting of the lines including the 4,5,6.
At Penn Station, a man came out of car and threatened to kill any American he saw as he was holding a blue box.
In Chelsea, a 73-year-old man was killed crossing the street by a man with a suspended license driving a tractor-trailer truck with Indiana plates and registered in New Jersey that was delivering a shipment to the Whole Foods supermarket.
In Midtown East, a man who hooked with a woman at a swanky niteclub in Chelsea got robbed during his slumber of 42 large worth of watches and also $2500 in cash.
In Harlem, a man walking with a woman on the street was randomly attacked and slashed in the face.
In Lower Manhattan, there is bike theft crime wave, ranging from locks getting cut off to marauders pushing people off of them as they are riding, and despite being equipped with GPS tracking, even Citibikes are getting stolen.
At a Duane Reade Downtown, a man stole over a grand of medications, shove it in a backpack and ditched the merchandise before being confronted by police. And a biker had two laptops stolen under him from his front basket as he was fiddling with his GPS app.
In Soho, an elderly homeless man held up a bank for $500 and then picked up a garbage can, went back inside and threw it at the info desk and knocked over a stand. The robber was shoeless.
In the Upper East Side, a man with 30 prior arrests, attempted to rob a church collection box for the poor with wires and tape.
Also in the Upper East Side on the FDR, a woman attempting suicide by jumping into the East River caused a 3 car pile up.
At the 59th street station in Midtown at 7 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was slashed in the face when he refused give his cellphone to his attacker.
On the viaduct road by the Helmsley Building at Grand Central, a truck parked on it went on fire.
In Washington Heights, a woman standing in front of a building fell into an 8 foot hole as the sidewalk broke and collapsed beneath her.
In the Lower East Side, 2 sisters turned the roof of their apartment building into a crop growing garden, luxury dining spot and puppy mill/dog park without permission from the building owners.
In Inwood, a dead body sporting a mohawk and an anarchy tattoo was found floating in the Hudson River.
At the Fulton Street Station in Downtown, an aide to Mayor de
Blasio Faustio in the midst of his boss’s MTA reality show tour, had his cellphone robbed from his hands as the doors were about to close when he was standing by it (very poor and ultimately unwise subway etiquette). He proceeded to chase the two men who took it through the streets but lost them at Zucotti Park.
In Concourse Village, an 11 year old girl got scalded with a pot filled of boiling water poured onto her head by her friend, supposedly inspired by a lunatic challenge game.
In Soundview, 2 women were shot at in a spray of gunfire around 11 p.m., a mother with her child that tried to flee for safety got hit by a passing vehicle.
In Morrisania, a man followed and molested a 14-year-old girl in an apartment building by grabbing her breasts and ran away.
In Concourse Village, a 12 year old girl was sexually assaulted by a man after he threatened her with a gun and forced her into an alley.
In Longwood, a man who attempted to mug a 77 year old man coming from a nearby bank, got a black eye when the victim fought back.
In Mott Haven, a man attempted to rob another man in an elevator with a knife and wound up getting his ass kicked when the victim defended himself.
In the South Bronx, a woman was nearly raped by a man who assaulted her and shoved her into her car at 8 a.m.
In Hunts Point, an unsupervised 8-year-old boy running in the street at night got hit by an SUV.
At the Bronx Latin School in the South Bronx, a 27-year-old female teacher was arrested for molesting and abusing a 12-year-old autistic boy.
At a Walgreens in White Plains, a woman leaving the restroom was attacked by a homeless man who tried to force her back inside and rape her, but was thwarted by the store manager who heard the victim scream.
In Williamsburg, where something like this was inevitable, a haute chain restaurant was robbed after hours by two men armed with guns who stole $3000 and locked an employee in the freezer.
Also in Williamsburg, which looks like it’s getting worse even though the L Canarsie tunnel has yet to shut down, a man walked into a bar with a boys and girls club rec center theme and robbed a purse from a woman.
Again in Williamsburg, where you can order a dish containing a meatballs for 9 dollars (a hero with the same amount costs 6 with bread) a bus driver had a strange liquid thrown at him at his window, and a man tried to jump to his watery grave off the Williamsburg Bridge.
In Bergen Beach, a woman became irate and threw hot coffee at a bus driver who told her it was out of service.
In Bay Ridge, a man stabbed a woman to death who was renting a room in his mother’s apartment after an argument.
In Coney Island and Gravesend, a man is suspected in five armed robberies and assaults on women.
In Cypress Hills, after a domestic disturbance call around 4 p.m., a mentally ill man shot at cops from his house, hitting and injuring an officer, then shot himself dead.
In Bed-Stuy, a dispute at a nightclub escalated when both men went outside to fight and then one of them got shot in the stomach.
Also in Bed-Stuy, a serial burglar is breaking into the cars and vans of construction contractors and stealing their power tools.
Again in Bed-Stuy, in spite of a deranged speculative real estate market ignoring lingering crime and persistent poverty, two masked men stuck up a bodega at gunpoint, somersaulted over the counter and robbed it of $1000.
In Crown Heights, a man robbed a 7-11 for money and candy by feigning to have a gun. A kid was knocked off his mountain bike by man who then stole it and his backpack. A man broke into and robbed a nail salon of $500. And a worker at Wendy’s got assaulted when a customer threw a tray at her.
Also in Crown Heights, two men with a third man acting as a lookout, robbed a deli with a gun and knife for $500.
Again in Crown Heights, a fire engulfed a building that killed a beloved 81-year-old woman and injured another tenant, reportedly caused by a faulty powerstrip. A day later, another building went on fire blocks away, killing one resident and injuring 4 others.
And again in Crown Heights, a man ran a underage brothel with a another scumbag and woman that had kidnapped teen girls inside the apartment where he lived with his mom and his sisters
In Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, a man flashed a gun with his shirt over his head inside a fried chicken and robbed it of $500.
Also in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, a man stabbed another man in the back during a fight in a apartment building lobby. An 84-year-old man was jumped and robbed by 2 men of his cash, passport, phone, plane ticket and wallet. A man was shot with a Taser from behind by the Winthrop Street train station. An 18-year-old man was shot on the same street and a woman was held up and robbed of her carry-all bag in front of her building as she arrived home at 1 a.m..
In DUMBO, a woman riding her bike was hit by a NYCHA pickup truck making an illegal turn.
A dead body was found floating in the water by Red Hook.
In Richmond Hill, after a house party, a 17-year-old man and his girlfriend arranged a street fight on the social network with two other men and he repeatedly stabbed both of them.
On the 7 train between stops in Jackson Heights, a mother breastfeeding her baby was accosted by a deviant who put his scaly hand up the little infant’s skirt.
In Elmhurst, a dispute outside a strip club escalated into a brawl, leading to a man being left dead on the pavement.
In Ridgewood, a woman was walking on her block when a man approached and started talking to her then force himself upon her and punched her and ripped off her shirt in a building vestibule then ran off when the fiend noticed another person witnessing his act.
On the Grand Central Parkway by Maspeth, a man was killed when he drove his SUV off the highway and slammed into the back of a truck parked on the shoulder of the exit, which is a popular though illegal rest spot for big rig drivers.
In Astoria around midnight a food vendor was attacked twice by a bigot throwing eggs at him with derogatory messages about Muslims.
In Jamaica, an elderly woman took out her shotgun and shot at a man and a vehicle that was parked on her block for weeks that was left by the NYPD.
In Far Rockaway, a homeless man was killed jogging across the street by a driver with a suspended license.
In Long Island City, a man snatched a chain off a neck of a teenage girl on the street.
In Forest Hills, a man rushing to cross the street was killed when a car hit him.
In Kew Gardens, a man was killed crossing the street by a minivan that was backing up.
In Rosebank, two people were pistol whipped and robbed during a home invasion robbery involving three armed men.
In Port Richmond, a drug dealer was shot dead by his customer in his basement apartment.
At the Richmond University Medical Center in West Brighton, a man set a mattress and sheets he was lying on on fire.
Don’t you know the crime rate is going up, up, up, up, up