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Monday, April 29, 2013

LeFrak City

Electeds seek residents’ help in slaying of Lefrak tenant

Legislators in Queens want a murder that took place a year ago in LeFrak City to finally be solved and are asking residents to come forward with any information that can help lead to the perpetrator’s capture. Comments (1)
Astoria

Housing employee charged with sex abuse: Cops

ASTORIA — A New York City Housing Authority employee was arrested and charged with sexual abuse, police said. Comment

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Corona

Corona man found guilty of rape, attempted murder

A jury convicted a 22-year-old Corona man of raping and attempting to murder his teenage ex-girlfriend and mother of his young son in Queens Supreme Court last Friday, the district attorney said. Comment
Rego Park

NYPD seeking info on wallet robbery suspect in Rego Park

REGO PARK — Police were seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with a robbery April 16. Comment

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Flushing

Queens jury convicts killer of Flushing gas attendant

A 24-year-old from Jamaica is facing life in prison after a jury Monday convicted him of killing a store clerk three years ago while sticking up a Flushing gas station for a few cartons of smokes. Comment
Bayside

Bayside cops hunt for couple in credit card scam

BAYSIDE — Police released surveillance footage of two suspects they said were wanted for allegedly using a stolen credit card on two separate occasions across two precincts. Comment

Friday, April 26, 2013

Richmond Hill

Girlfriend arraigned in Rich Hill stabbing

A Richmond Hill woman with a history of relationship was arraigned on charges of stabbing her boyfriend to death with a knife, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Astoria

Upstater accused of threats to Maloney admits he called

An Elmira, N.Y., man who claims he is running for a council office upstate was arrested and charged with harassing U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) over her support of proposed gun control legislation, police and the congresswoman said. Comment
Cambria Heights

Police on the hunt for serial interboro robbery suspects [With Video]

CAMBRIA HEIGHTS — Police were looking for two men wanted in connection with five gunpoint robberies from March 1 through April 18 in Queens and Brooklyn. Comment

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Astoria

Police arrest suspects in Astoria Park brawl

Five youths who are suspected of engaging in a mob attack against two 14-year-old girls in Astoria Park — an assault that was caught on video — were arrested last week, police said. Comments (2)
Flushing

FBI agent testifies in trial of Liu aides

A secretly recorded video showing city Comptroller John Liu at a fund-raiser was shown in federal court this week during the trial of the lawmaker’s former aides who are accused of funneling illegal contributions to his mayoral campaign. Comment
Rego Park

Rego Park dentist abused patient: Brown

REGO PARK — A 62-year-old dentist with an office in Rego Park has been charged with sexually abusing a female patient between September 2012 and April of this year, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment
Kew Gardens

Police looking for man who robbed teen girl

KEW GARDENS — The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with groping and robbing a 14-year-old girl in an elevator in a Kew Gardens building. Comment

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Hollis

Smith, Halloran plead not guilty to corruption charges

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) and City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) pleaded not guilty in federal court in White Plains Tuesday to charges that they orchestrated an elaborate scheme to rig the upcoming mayoral election. Comment

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Astoria

Police charge Elmira man with harassing Carolyn Maloney: NYPD and congresswoman

An Elmira man was arrested and charged with harassing U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) over her support of proposed gun control legislation, police and the congresswoman said. Comment

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