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Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015

Bayside

Bayside cops review crime stats, give update on October shooting

Capt. William McBride, commanding officer of the NYPD’s 111th Precinct, reviewed a summary of crime statistics in northeast Queens during the first community council meeting since the spring. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015

Flushing

Man shot by four men in Flushing: NYPD

A 32-year-old man who was drinking in Flushing says he sought refuge in three nearby homes when he was shot by four men after they stole his wallet early Sunday morning. Comment

Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

Whitestone

Whitestone charged with murder in girlfriend’s death: NYPD

A Whitestone man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, a Queens Village mother, who was ending her relationship with him, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Tuesday. Comment
Flushing

Man wanted for slashing teen with box cutter: NYPD

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a teenager with a box cutter in Flushing last week. Comments (1)
Kew Gardens

Suspect in Kew Gardens robbery wanted: Police

KEW GARDENS — Police were asking for the public’s assistance in locating and identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a July robbery in Kew Gardens. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015

East Elmhurst

After officer is slashed at Rikers union calls for Joseph Ponte’s removal

The 22 stitches on the face and head of Correction Officer Raymond Calderon were clearly visible during a rally on the steps of City Hall Monday. Comments (1)

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Jamaica

York College professor fights for justice

After serving 25 years in prison, Johnny Hincapie, 43, who was convicted of the 1990 murder of a tourist on a Manhattan subway platform, was granted a second trial and released on bail. But one month and four days after Hincapie was freed from prison, the Manhattan district attorney decided to appeal his overturned murder conviction, delaying any new trial and leaving the murder charge unresolved. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Jamaica

Scarborough heads to prison on corruption charges

Disgraced former state Assemblyman William Scarborough was scheduled to surrender Tuesday afternoon into the custody of U.S. marshals to start his prison sentence after pleading guilty to fraud and corruption charges earlier this year, according to federal court records. Comments (4)

Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

Flushing

Man sought help in Flushing after being shot by four suspects: NYPD

A 32-year-old man was shot by four black men early Sunday morning as he was walking through Leavitt Park in Flushing, the NYPD said. Comments (3)

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

East Elmhurst

Rikers Island on lockdown after correction officer is attacked and slashed

Rikers Island was on lockdown Friday and a prison guard is recovering after a brutal attack at the hands of two prisoners Thursday afternoon. Comments (1)

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