Category Archives: Crime

New Jersey hit-and-run perp arrested

Update May 21, 2015- In a surprise, the New Jersey hit-and-run perp was arrested. Downtown

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District Attorneys Want More Power to Fight Corruption

May 18, 2015- The WSJ reports, “Under current laws, New York’s district attorneys, who focus

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Violent crime in city parks worsens

May 11, 2015- The violent rapes, assaults, and robberies in our city parks is getting worse. The Post reports,

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Black-on-white hate crime in Chelsea making national news

May 7, 2015- Opinion by Steven E. Greer In the wake of the anti-police riots going on since last year, there has grown an outbreak of black-on-white hate crime.

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Man sues the City Parks and gets only $25,000 after four years in court

May 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer In January of 2011, BatteryPark.TV exclusively reported on the assault of a local BPC man,

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Brookfield and BPCA bring in a politically correct company to run sailing school

May 5, 2015- By Steven E. Greer As BatteryPark.TV previously reported, the new operators of the North Cove Marina, which

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Skelos and Silver could end up in same federal jail

May 7, 2015- The City & State blog reports, “All Americans are innocent until proven guilty.

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Exclusive: A “serious investigation is going down” concerning the BPCA

May 2, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Sources close to the Battery Park City Authority (BPCA) and New York legal community

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Exclusive: Real cops now patrol the esplanade by Pier-A

April 17, 2015- By Steven E. Greer A special Critical Response unit of the NYPD has been assigned to patrol the esplanade near

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Security alert: Protestors are using the West Side Highway near BPC

April 30, 2015- The protestors angry about civil rights matters came as far south as the Holland Tunnel,

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Owners of the old American Flatbread have turned the roof into a nightclub

April 23, 2015- The owner of the building where the now-defunct American Flatbread was on Canal has apparently

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New Charge Filed Against Sheldon Silver

April 24, 2015- The NYT reports, “Federal prosecutors filed a new criminal charge on

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CB1’s Paul Hovitz literally blows a kiss to indicted Sheldon Silver

April 20, 2015- A local advertising flier in Tribeca posted a YouTube of the recent School Overcrowding

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Is pot smoke poisoning your building?

Update April 6, 2015- A viewer who lives in Gateway wrote, “seems landlord must be reading your posts

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Sheldon Silver’s son-in-law busted by FBI for pulling a Bernie Madoff

April 1, 2015- The Post reports, “A son-in-law of disgraced former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver,

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Judge allows prosecution of Sheldon Silver to continue

April 11, 2015- The WSJ reports that the federal judge on the Sheldon Silver prosecution case

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Exclusive: Harvey Weinstein met with the woman he allegedly groped the next day at the Tribeca Grand Hotel

Update April 10, 2015- Charges will not be filed.

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Exclusive: The FBI investigates Bob Townley and the finances of Manhattan Youth

February 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV has learned that the FBI is investigating the finances of Manhattan Youth Community Center,

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Another fight outside 1 Oak

April 8, 2015- Last year, the famous MMA fighter Renzo Gracie attacked the doorman of the nightclub

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