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Friday, April 21, 2017

Whitestone

Second man indicted in 2015 slashing of Whitestone girl

A Pennsylvania man has been arraigned on assault, conspiracy and other charges for his alleged role in the December 2015 slashing of a 16-year-old Whitestone girl, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment
Flushing

Sex trafficking ring run out of Flushing

Three Flushing residents have been indicted for allegedly running a multi-state prostitution ring, the acting U.S. attorney in the Buffalo area said last week. Comments (15)

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Howard Beach

Brooklyn man confessed to Howard Beach murder: DA’s office

As the Brooklyn man accused of murdering Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano was arraigned Tuesday, a Queens prosecutor made public a statement the suspect allegedly gave to police saying he had “just lost it.” Comments (1)
Malba

Corona pizzeria owner gets 18 years in Mafia-linked cocaine case

The mobster who owns a Corona pizzeria was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in prison for narcotics-trafficking and firearms-related offenses. Following a two-week trial in Brooklyn in July, Gregorio Gigliotti, 61, a resident of the Malba section of Whitestone, and his son Angelo, were convicted by a federal jury of crimes including conspiracy to import cocaine. Comments (1)

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jamaica

Port Authority cops arrest Bronx man in JFK luggage theft

A bag was stolen from Terminal 8 at JFK airport March 23. Comments (5)

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Police search for man who vandalized Islamic Cultural Center

RICHMOND HILL — Police are searching for a man suspected of criminal mischief outside the Bosnian Cultural Center in Richmond Hill. Comments (1)
Bayside

Cops search for missing Bayside teen

FLUSHING — Police from the 111th Precinct are searching for the whereabouts of a missing Bayside woman who was last seen in Flushing. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Elmhurst

Yonkers contractor charged with arson in Elmhurst fire: FDNY

A contractor from Yonkers has been arrested in connection with the five-alarm Elmhurst fire that damaged 112 units in a brick apartment building Tuesday afternoon, FDNY officials said. Comment
Crime

Man who hates God burglarized churches, temple in Queens: DA

A man has been charged with hate crimes for allegedly burglarizing several houses of worship in Flushing, Woodside and Elmhurst due to his hatred of religion and God, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

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