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Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

Jamaica

Four boro JFK bag handlers lightened flyers’ luggage: DA

Seven John F. Kennedy International Airport baggage handlers, including four from Queens, have been charged with stealing thousands of dollars in valuables from El Al Israeli airlines passengers’ luggage, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Flushing

Police seek two suspects in electronics robbery

FLUSHING — A 22-year-old man had a cache of electronics allegedly stolen by two women earlier this month after the duo accompanied him to his pad, police said. Comment
Letters

Teens at gas station a nuisance

I am a Clearview Gardens resident and was interested in either writing an article about, or having one written about the gas station at 17-55 Francis Lewis Blvd. Comments (57)

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013

Whitestone

Whitestone real estate broker fleeced clients: Guv

The state of New York has suspended licenses of six real estate sales agents and brokers, including one from Whitestone and another from Ozone Park, for what state officials said was illegally collecting broker fees from innocent and unsuspecting victims. Comments (2)
Jackson Heights

Man pleads not guilty to weapons charges

JACKSON HEIGHTS — A Jackson Heights man pleaded not guilty to several federal weapons charges after being accused of allegedly shooting at two cops while wearing a fake beard and glasses, the New York Post reported. Comment
Flushing

Traffic cop charged with identity theft: Police

FLUSHING — An NYPD traffic enforcement agent was cuffed herself Tuesday and hit with charges, including identity theft. Comment

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Flushing

Trio swiped radios from New World Mall: Cops

FLUSHING — Three men allegedly broke into the security office of the New World Mall in July and made off with a batch of electronics, the NYPD said. Comment
Ridgewood

Man steals cellphones while riding bike: Cops

GLENDALE — Police in the 104th Precinct said that there was a man riding around on a bicycle and taking mobile phones from distracted victims over the last week. Comment

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013

Forest Hills

Forest Park rape connected to five other sex attacks

Police have connected the Aug. 26 rape of a woman in Forest Park to five other sexual attacks in the same area dating back to 2011, authorities said Thursday afternoon. The NYPD said all six cases are part of a pattern. The victims range in age from 13 to 69, and attacks have taken place as early as 9:15 a.m. and as late as 6:30 p.m., cops said. Comments (1)
Woodhaven

Reward offered for suspect in Forest Park rape

Police have beefed up security at Forest Park after a second woman was attacked by a man wielding a stun gun within a six-month period, and community residents believe another basic measure can be taken to protect fellow parkgoers. Comments (1)
Queens Village

Police investigating fatal shooting of Brooklyn man on Jamaica Avenue

QUEENS VILLAGE — Police were investigating the shooting death of a 22-year-old Brooklyn man in Queens Village early Saturday, the NYPD said. Comment

Monday, Sept. 2, 2013

Glendale

Reward of $22K offered for Forest Park rape suspect

Authorities are offering more than $20,000 for help in nabbing a rape suspect in an attack at Forest Park attack. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013

Forest Hills

Senior raped in Forest Park stun gun attack: Police

A 69-year-old woman was tased, pushed to the ground and raped in Forest Park Monday, and police are investigating whether the attack is connected to an incident earlier this year, a spokesman for the NYPD said. Comment
Queens Village

Man shot and killed in Queens Village

Police are investigating the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Queens Village early Saturday, the NYPD said. Comments (5)

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