Astoria Times

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

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Teen killed at Queensbridge Houses

Friends of a 19-year-old man shot to death on the grounds of Queensbridge Houses last week set up a makeshift memorial to him in a Woodside housing project as police searched for his killer. Comment.
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Woodside firm fined for stiffing its painters

The Nassau County Courthouse was not only where LaGuardia Construction Inc. was prosecuted and pleaded guilty to grossly underpaying its employees — it was also the scene of the crime. Comment.
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Qns Plaza stabber convicted

A Brooklyn man who stabbed a Manhattan woman three years ago as she walking near Queens Plaza with her teenage daughter and then fled on a bicycle has been found guilty of first-degree assault, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment.
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Corona clerk murdered

In a disturbing echo of a crime committed more than a decade ago, a Corona clerk was fatally shot by a robber in a South Jamaica bodega where another clerk had previously died. Comments (1).

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