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Monday, July 15, 2013

Sunnyside

Woman fatally stabbed in her Sunnyside home

A 35-year-old woman was brutally stabbed to death in her Sunnyside apartment last week and police have taken her boyfriend into custody, the NYPD and neighbors said. Comment

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Woodside

Woodside man charged with DWI and reckless driving after LIE chase: Nassau Police

NORTH HILLS, L.I. — A Woodside man was arrested last week after he allegedly drove 100 mph on the Long Island Expressway while intoxicated and ignored police who tried to pull him over, Nassau County police said. Comments (1)
Richmond Hill

Corrections captain charged with drunk driving: Cops

RICHMOND HILL — A city Corrections Department captain was arrested and charged with drunk driving on the Fourth of July, police said. Comment
Astoria

Astoria man busted with cache of fireworks: NYPD

ASTORIA — Police arrested an Astoria man last week for illegally dealing fireworks and seized loads of boxes of assorted fireworks-making materials at his home, according to the police. Comment
Queensboro Hill

Queensboro Hill armed robbery suspects caught on video in Yonkers: Police

SUNNYSIDE — Police released new surveillance images of a pair of alleged stickup artists who hit two Queens businesses in June from another robbery Jun. 10 in Yonkers, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Forest Hills

Bravest charged with robbing cop: NY Post

FOREST HILLS — An off-duty firefighter was arrested and charged with the robbery of an off-duty police officer, the New York Post reported. Comment
Richmond Hill

Slasher of woman, 26, flees, hunted by cops: NYPD

RICHMOND HILL — The NYPD was searching for a man wanted in the slashing of a 26-year-old woman about her body. Comment
On Point

Two Council bills will hinder effectiveness of NYPD

I don’t care to go back to the bad old days of New York City, when crime was rampant, city streets were filled with folks thinking it was acceptable to sleep on sidewalks, squeegee men assaulted drivers stopped at red lights and our town was headed down a long spiral of despair. The City Council’s short memory is about to drag us back to those days with the passage of Intro 1079 and 1080, which end stop-and-frisk and creates an NYPD inspector general. Comment

Friday, July 12, 2013

College Point

Police launch manhunt in College Point for men posing as cops

A group of NYPD narcotics officers stopped to help two fellow cops with a College Point arrest Wednesday night until they realized the plainclothes duo were imposters in the middle of a possible drug robbery, the head of the 109th Precinct Council said. Comment
Astoria

New evidence to be used in Astoria murder trial

A cellphone voicemail of an Astoria man and the ex-girlfriend he is accused of murdering will be used as evidence in his upcoming trial. Comment
Jackson Heights

NYPD probes hate crime on F train in Jackson Hts.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force was searching for two suspects seen in a video of an anti-gay harassment incident that unfolded on a train in Jackson Heights last week, police said. Comment
Jackson Heights

Suspect sexually assault teenage boy twice in Jax Hgts: Police [With Video]

JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD was searching for a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy twice in Jackson Heights. Comments (1)
Astoria

Suspect swipes SUV from Astoria driveway on America’s birthday: Cops [With Video]

ASTORIA — Cops released surveillance footage of a suspected car thief who allegedly pinched an SUV from an western Queens driveway on Independence Day, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Queensbridge

Queensbridge blind man robbed twice in two weeks [With Video]

A blind man was the victim of two robberies in two weeks at the Queensbridge Houses by the same predator, police said. Comment
Forest Hills Gardens

Women charged in Forest Hills Gardens gunpoint robbery: Police

FOREST HILLS GARDENS — Police have arrested two women in connection with a gunpoint robbery of three women in Forest Hills Gardens, a spokesman for the NYPD said Thursday. Comment
Howard Beach

Nine charged in Bonanno family crackdown

A crew of the Bonnano crime family was busted this week on charges of running a multi-million-dollar gambling scheme out of Costa Rica, among other allegations, the Manhattan district attorney said. Comment
Long Island City

Man holds up LIC livery cabbie at gunpoint: Cops

LONG ISLAND CITY — The NYPD is trying to find a suspect who allegedly robbed a cab driver at gunpoint in Long Island City, police said.. Comment
Whitestone

Man stole items from parked car in 109th Pct: Cops

WHITESTONE — The police were searching for a suspect who allegedly swiped a wallet from a vehicle in Whitestone, according to cops. Comments (1)

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Maspeth

Maspeth street to be co-named for Maspeth bar owner George Gibbons

A Maspeth street will be co-named to honor a lifelong resident who was killed in a hit-and-run accident in 2011. Comment

Monday, July 8, 2013

Richmond Hill

Suspect in attempted rape sought in Richmond Hill: NYPD [With Video]

Police were looking for a man who grabbed a 21-year-old woman from behind, threw her to the ground and allegedly tried to rape her in Richmond Hill early Friday morning, the NYPD said. Comment
Jackson Heights

NYPD investigates suspected hate crime on Queens F train

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is searching for two suspects seen in a video of an alleged anti-gay harassment incident that unfolded on a train in Jackson Heights last week, police said. Comment

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