Small Toys Equal Big Force

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

In the future, the NYPD will be equipped with a slew of high-tech security devices virtually incomprehensible to your teeny, tiny, little brain. Picture this (if you can): backpacks designed to detect dirty bombs, “a system of stationary airborne devices, ” blimp-like aircrafts that will detect chemical, biological and radiological threats and helicopters fitted with [&hellip
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Hotel Bandit Meets Nude Linebacker

Written by Jill Colvin on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

The NYPD is on the lookout for the hotel bandit, a man suspected of preying on poor, innocent tourists (if there is such a thing)  in their Manhattan hotels. Back in April, the alleged lowlife followed a nine-year-old Atlanta girl and her parents into an elevator at the downtown Millennium Hilton. He then forced the [&hellip
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Less Crime? Sure. Weirder? Always.

Written by Dana Haitkin on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Mayor Bloomberg announced yesterday that, according to the FBI, NYC is still the safest large city to live in. Murders were up last year by 10 percent, but overall crime in New York decreased by 5.3 percent. Around these parts, there’s less trouble than anywhere else with a population of more than one million people. [&hellip
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DNA Evidence In Columbia Student Rape

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Yesterday, the ex-con accused of raping, torturing and setting fire to a Columbia Graduate School of Journalism student on April 13th was indicted on attempted murder, rape and other charges. Now, prosecutors say they have DNA evidence linking Robert Williams, 30, to the victim, 23, thanks to valuable information she provided: that her attacker wore [&hellip
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Columbia Grad’s Alleged Rapist Indicted

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

The ex-con accused of raping, torturing and setting fire to a Columbia Graduate School of Journalism student over the course of 19 hours on April 13th has been indicted on attempted murder and rape. The 71-count indictment against 30-year-old Robert Williams also includes kidnapping, arson, burglary and predatory sexual assault. He will be arraigned today. [&hellip
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Cheating Girlfriend Kills Boyfriend

Written by Dana Haitkin on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

A pregnant woman in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn ran over her bicycling boyfriend with her Nissan Pathfinder this morning, killing him. Jeanine Harrington, 25, found herself driving down the wrong side of the street and over a curb, striking Jeffrey Moore, 47, and then backing up to do it all over again. If at first you don’t [&hellip
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