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Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

Long Island City

Suspect sought in reported larcency from construction company’s office

The suspect, described as a black man, pryed open the roll down gate to the building around 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3, seen in surveillance footage wearing a black t-shirt and black pants, according to the NYPD. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

Queens Village

A referendum on stop and frisk

Our city is in peril and we need a change, of course. This epic battle will play out Nov. 3 when voters make their feelings known. Comment.
Astoria

Police search for two suspects in Astoria Houses gunfire

ASTORIA - Police from the 114th Precinct are looking for two men after gunshots were heard outside the Astoria Houses Monday night. Officers responded to a 911 call of shots around 10 p.m. in the parking lot in front of 1-04 Astoria Blvd. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Flushing

Man wanted for stealing woman’s purse in Flushing: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who robbed a woman in Flushing over the weekend. Comment.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015

Jamaica

JFK workers allegedly steal $250K

JAMAICA — Six current and former cargo handlersat JFK International Airport, three from Queens and three from Brooklyn, were arrested and charged in federal court Wednesday with conspiracy to steal United States mail and money laundering, according to U.S. attorney in Brooklyn. Comment.

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Monday, Aug. 24, 2015

Far Rockaway

Two die in fire at Far Rockaway home: NYPD

Two people were killed in a fast-moving fire in Far Rockaway Sunday afternoon, the FDNY said. Comment.

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015

Ozone Park

Man bound in Ozone Park home invasion robbery: NYPD

Police were looking for suspects who bound an elderly man by his feet and stole items from his home in Ozone Park early Saturday morning. Comments (1).
Arverne

Man shot in Arverne: NYPD

A man was shot in the torso in Arverne Sunday morning, police said. Comment.

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015

Cambria Heights

Cambria Heights teen charged for collision: DA

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS—A Cambria Heights teenager has been charged with reckless driving, endangerment and other charges of speedily weaving in and out of traffic on the Cross Island Parkway and striking two vehicles including an NYPD vehicle, according to the Queens district attorney. Comments (1).

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015

Jamaica

One homicide in eight months at the 103rd Precinct

The 103rd Precinct had its first homicide since December after the arrival of pilot programs based on the NYPD’s new neighborhood policing plan. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Briarwood

Police offer reward for tips on rapper Chinx’s murder

Days before the recent release of both an album from slain rapper Chinx and a documentary about him, the NYPD offered a $2,500 reward for information about the murder of the upcoming Rockaway-raised performer, who was gunned down in May near Queens Boulevard. Comments (1).
Flushing

Flushing sidewalk vandalized with anti-Asian hate speech

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) condemned anti-Asian hate speech vandalism carved into the sidewalk in front of the Cherry Manor Condos in Flushing. Comments (15).

Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

East Elmhurst

E. Elmhurst man charged in kidnapping of ex-girlfriend: NYPD

An East Elmhurst man was arrested in the violent abduction of his 18-year-old former girlfriend Saturday, according to the NYPD. When officers from the 115th Precinct responded to a 911 call of a dispute in front of 32-65 81st St. they were informed by witnesses that a young woman was approached by Jonathan Coronel, a 21-year-old Hispanic man, and forced into a light colored vehicle at knife point, investigators say. Comments (3).
Jamaica

First homicide reported since December in 103rd Precinct

The 103rd Precinct had its first homicide since December when a Laurelton man was shot dead around 5 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Camden Avenue and Liberty Avenue in St. Albans, according to police. Comments (13).

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