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New York City Crime

Ben Affleck Inspires Real Life Crime Spree

Posted 12.19.2011 | Entertainment

Here's the thing about movies: They aren't real. And while some may inspire audiences to do great things, the ones about crime probably aren't the fil...

Off-Duty Cops Kills Pedestrian, Charged With DWI

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

Luis Arnao, a 25-year old police officer, was arrested early Wednesday morning after killing a pedestrian with his 2011 Honda Accord. The victim, 22-y...

Was Brooklyn Bystander Accidentally Shot By NYPD?

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Police ballistics tests have determined a shootout suspect didn't kill a bystander on her stoop near the route for New York City's West In...

Bronx Woman Admits To Stuffing Dead Roommate In Suitcase

Inae Oh | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York

Monique Exum, a 36-year old woman in the Bronx, has claimed responsibility to stuffing her dead roommate's body into a suitcase and then leaving it ou...

New York 'Celebrity' Escape Artist Sentenced

Posted 09.20.2011 | Crime

A career criminal known for his dramatic escape attempts was sentenced to 28 more years behind bars on Thursday. Ronald Tackman, a convicted New Yo...

Brooklyn's 75th Precinct Facing Rising Tide Of Crime

nydailynews.com | By Rocco Parascandola | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The 75th Precinct in East New York, Brooklyn, leads the city when it comes to the four most violent crimes: murders, rapes, robberies and felony assau...

NYPD Stats: City Murder Rate Up 23% In 2010

nydailynews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Murders are up sharply in the city this year, with startling increases in gunplay across the five boroughs, a Daily News study of NYPD statistics show...

Brooklyn Crime Rate May Be Low But Residents Still Live In Fear

nydailynews.com | By Jake Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When it comes to crime, East New York continues to be a world apart from the borough and the rest of the city: Murders rose, logging a 41% increase l...

Cops Kill Ceremonial Dagger-Wielding Harlem Man After Fatal Stabbing Spree

Gothamist | John Del Signore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A murderous Harlem man died in a hail of NYPD bullets last night, after apparently stabbing two men, one fatally. Police arrived at the West 144th Str...

Purse-Snatcher Operates In Brooklyn Church

New York Daily News | By Matthew Lysiak | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After a thief struck during Mass, the Shrine Church of Saint Bernadette is warning parishioners to take their bags when they leave their pews to accep...