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Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

South Richmond Hill

Drunken man led cops on chase: DA

South Richmond Hill

Drunken man led cops on chase: DA

A Staten Island man has been charged with taking police on a high-speed chase while under the influence of alcohol, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week Comment
HOLLIS — Cops are looking for a pair of robbery suspects who allegedly stuck up a deli earlier this month for cash and cigarettes, police said. Comment
Three men allegedly swiped jewelry and cash from a home on 79th Avenue, officials from the 104th Precinct said. Comment
Letters

It’s time to legalize marijuana

It is time to recognize that New York City’s misguided war on marijuana has failed. Instead of spending millions on low-level drug prosecutions that disproportionately affect minorities, why not legalize, regulate and tax the city’s $1.65 billion marijuana market? Comments (5)

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013

ASTORIA — An Astoria landlord allegedly pocketed $44,050 from prospective tenants looking to rent unlivable apartments that the city Buildings Department had ordered vacated, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Jesse Friedman celebrated a small victory in his ongoing fight to clear his name, but will still have to wait after years of professing he was wrongly coerced into pleading guilty to child molestation charges in 1988. Comment
ASTORIA — An alleged rapist left a trail of his own blood from the crime scene after bursting through a window to evade police, the New York Post reported. Comment
LONG ISLAND CITY — The Police Department determined an attack on an interracial couple in Long Island City was not a hate crime, cops said. Comment
WOODSIDE — A city correction officer said it was a case of mistaken identity that led him to shoot his son, but the teen called the incident an out-of-control example of tough love, the New York Post reported. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

A massive manhunt was underway for a Florida driver after two officers were injured trying to apprehend him during a wild chase in Astoria, police said. Comment
The NYPD is still searching for the man wanted in a brutal rape that occurred in Rego Park last week. Comment
Richmond Hill

MTA worker steals truck from Rich Hill: Cops

Richmond Hill

MTA worker steals truck from Rich Hill: Cops

An MTA electrician who worked out of a storage yard in Richmond Hill allegedly caused more than half a million dollars’ worth of damage across the Nassau County border early Tuesday when he tore through the town of Elmont, L.I, in a stolen boom truck, leaving a path of downed utility poles, trees and traffic signs in his wake, police said. Comment
FLUSHING — A search warrant helped police seize three powerful firearms, cops said. Comments (1)
Queens Village

Southeast Queens man murdered in Brooklyn

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police arrested a suspect on theft charges Tuesday, a day after he allegedly shot and killed a Queens man during an attempted armed robbery in Brooklyn, according to the NYPD and the New York Post. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013

Police arrested a Laurelton man in the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in the South Jamaica Houses, the NYPD said Monday. Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 26, 2013

Authorities are hunting for a man who allegedly harassed and followed a 52-year-old woman in Rego Park, before throwing her down a flight of stairs and raping her Friday evening, police said. Comments (7)

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013

Police identified a suspect who allegedly struck a police officer with a stolen pickup truck in Astoria Thursday after cops tried to pull him over in connection with a purse snatching in East Elmhurst earlier in the day, the NYPD said. Comment

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