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Monday, April 1, 2013

Authorities broke up an illegal prescription-drug dealing outfit that allegedly used forged scripts to buy oxycodone pills at more than half a dozen pharmacies in the city and the Hudson Valley, including one in Richmond Hill, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced last week. Comment
ASTORIA — Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with withdrawing money using someone else’s debit card, according to the NYPD. Comment
Forest Hills

112th Pct. meeting to address burglary spree

Officials in Forest Hills have announced a special meeting April 2 to address a recent burglary spree in the 112th Precinct. Comment

Sunday, March 31, 2013

KEW GARDENS HILLS— Cops were looking for two men wanted in connection with an attempted bank robbery within the 107th Precinct, the New York Police Department said. Comment

Saturday, March 30, 2013

A Far Rockaway man was convicted of murdering his girlfriend by punching and drowning her in the ocean after a fight in 2010, the Queens district attorney said last Thursday. Comment
BELLEROSE — The NYPD released video footage of two men suspected of stick-ups at several gas stations in Queens using the same modus operandi, cops said. Comment
OZONE PARK — Police were calling on the public to help nab a trio of suspected cellphone thieves who sneaked into a Verizon Wireless store through a back window earlier this month, the NYPD said. Comment
ASTORIA — Police have released footage of a woman wanted in connection with a pocketbook theft inside a Steinway Street fast food restaurant, according to the NYPD. Comment

Friday, March 29, 2013

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. Comment
A Jackson Heights hair salon and a Sunnyside nail salon have entered into settlements with the state attorney general after the former tried to make its employees sign bogus contracts and the latter severely underpaid a manicurist, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said. Comment
Two violent young men were convicted in federal court last week of murdering their fellow MS-13 member in Far Rockaway in 2010 for his reluctance to “put in work” for the gang, the U.S. attorney for Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island announced. Comment
WOODSIDE — An unholy thief stole a woman’s pocketbook while she was praying inside a mosque, police said. Comment

Thursday, March 28, 2013

South Richmond Hill

Family mourns son’s death

South Richmond Hill

Family mourns son’s death

The parents of a 24-year-old man whose life was cut short after a savage beating at a nightclub last week are trying to envision a world without their son — a world that neither of them was prepared to face. Comments (6)
The body of a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., man was found shot and burned after firefighters were called to put out a blaze inside a vacant South Jamaica home Sunday, and an acquaintance said he left behind a young child. Comment

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Police said they safely recovered a 3-week-old girl in Staten Island whom neighbors in St. Albans said was snatched by her father Tuesday on their southeast Queens street in the afternoon. Comment

Monday, March 25, 2013

A 24-year-old man who police allege was brutally beaten by a bouncer outside a South Richmond Hill club last week has died from his injuries. Comments (8)

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Police set up a crime scene inside of a 146th Street home after some of the city’s Bravest found a dead body Sunday morning while putting out a fire, police and the FDNY said. Comments (1)

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