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Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

The borough’s top prosecutor said his office has locked up a dozen criminals since the state created tougher sex-trafficking laws after a Queens Village man pleaded guilty Monday to forcing a 15-year-old girl into sex work last year. Comments (3)

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013

A home health aide from the Bronx has been accused of stealing $55,000 from a 98-year-old Forest Hills woman, who employed her, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
FAR ROCKAWAY — A 27 year-old was gunned down in the Mt. Hope section of the Bronx last month, and police are looking for his killers. Comments (2)
Woodhaven

Man followed, punched woman in Woodhaven: Police

WOODHAVEN — A Woodhaven man was arrested and charged with assaulting a 23-year-old woman, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Comment
The June 2013 Holliswood Civic Association Newsletter contained a security report by member Kurt Hoppe. He warns members that there seems to be three or four groups of burglars breaking into homes in Fresh Meadows, Jamaica Estates and Holliswood. Comment
Elmhurst

Police officer charged with menacing: NYPD

ELMHURST — An off-duty police officer was arrested last week and charged with threatening a southeast Queens woman, according to the NYPD and the New York Post. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013

The leader of a violent, international gang’s Flushing chapter was sentenced to three decades behind bars, federal authorities said Tuesday. Comments (5)
WOODSIDE — A brazen pair of stick-up artists have been hitting gas stations and convenience stores across the borough — and in at least one case escaping in a distinctive minivan, the NYPD said. Comment
JACKSON HEIGHTS — An armed band of thieves broke into a Jackson Heights apartment last week and demanded cash from the two teenagers inside, police said. Comment

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

City efforts to stamp out illegal cigarette sales are failing, says a northeast Queens lawmaker who last week proposed a new task force to rein in the problem. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

A 17-year-old Woodhaven girl was viciously attacked with a knife in front of her home Monday night, police said. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Fresh Mdws. man had sex with students: Commish

A Fresh Meadows man who worked as a dean and community associate for a Manhattan high school had unprotected sex with four students there and sexually harassed several others, a Special Commissioner of Investigation report said. Comment
BRIARWOOD — A Maspeth truck driver was arraigned on a manslaughter charge after a Springfield Gardens woman who had been clinging to the door of the truck he had been driving fell and died from her injuries early Saturday, according to court documents and police. Comment
MASPETH — Thieves used a stolen backhoe in an attempt to break into a Chase Bank and steal the ATM inside, but could not break it open, police said. Comment
RICHMOND HILL — The 23-year-old who allegedly slashed his ex-wife so badly she required more than 2,500 stiches was arrested in Georgia last week, according to reports. Comments (1)

Sunday, July 28, 2013

A Maspeth truck driver has been charged with hitting and killing a woman on the Van Wyck Expressway Saturday morning in front of a Jamaica motel, the NYPD said Sunday. Comment
Jackson Heights

Cops searching for suspect who grabbed woman: Police

Jackson Heights

Cops searching for suspect who grabbed woman: Police

Police were looking for a man who allegedly grabbed a woman’s butt at a Jackson Heights subway Wednesday, the NYPD said. Comment

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