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Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

Ozone Park

Cabbie receives 11 years in passenger slay: DA

OZONE PARK — A livery cab driver was sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing and killing a patron three years ago, the Queens DA said. Comment.
Rego Park

Authorities searching for suspect called ‘Junior’ in Rego Park rape [With Video]

Authorities are hunting for a man who allegedly harassed and followed a 52-year-old woman in Rego Park, before throwing her down a flight of stairs and raping her Friday evening, police said. Comments (7).

Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013

Woodhaven

Howard Beach man gets seven years for sex abuse

A Howard Beach man was sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing a female customer of the laundromat where he worked, District Attorney Richard Brown announced last Thursday. Comment.
Middle Village

Suspect used stolen credit card: Cops

FLUSHING — The NYPD was searching for a woman wanted in connection with grand larceny in Flushing. Comments (1).
Glendale

Motorcyclist dies in Glendale crash: NYPD

GLENDALE — A motorcyclist died Aug. 16 after an accident on Woodhaven Boulevard at 78th Avenue, police said. Comment.
Ridgewood

Truckers get hit with 80 tickets in 104th Precinct

RIDGEWOOD — The 104th Precinct slapped scofflaw truckers with more than 80 tickets during an enforcement operation in the area earlier this month, police said. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Howard Beach

Bicyclist dies after being hit by SUV in Howard Beach

A Brooklyn man riding a bicycle through Howard Beach was killed last week after an SUV struck him, police said. Comment.

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Rockaway Park

Task force creates plan for superstorm recovery

Should there be another Superstorm Sandy in Queens’ future, the federal government wants to be prepared to withstand the extreme weather and rebuild in its wake, officials announced Monday. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Rockaway Beach

Rockaway ferry to continue through January

The weekday ferry operating between the Rockaways and lower Manhattan will continue to run through Jan. 31, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday. Comments (1).
Forest Hills

Study of QueensWay proposal to begin by September

Two New York design firms have been chosen to conduct a feasibility study for the QueensWay, a proposed project that would transform 3 1/2 miles of an abandoned railway into a linear park, the Trust for Public Land and Friends of the QueensWay announced Tuesday. Comments (1).
Ridgewood

Cops investigate shooting of man near Ridgewood cemetery

RIDGEWOOD — Police are looking for whoever is responsible for shooting a 27-year-old man in the buttocks Saturday night, authorities said. Comment.

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