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Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013

ASTORIA — Police were looking for three people who allegedly stole a woman’s iPhone as she was walking down the street, the NYPD said.. Comment
JACKSON HEIGHTS — The NYPD was on the lookout for a man who allegedly robbed a Citibank branch on Roosevelt Avenue earlier this month, police said. Comment
Rockaway Beach

Safety agent charged with assaulting child in Rockaways: Cops

THE ROCKAWAYS — Police arrested an off-duty school safety agent Wednesday and charged her with endangering a child, the NYPD said. Comments (6)

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Two men were arrested and charged in Queens Criminal Court with raising money to fund terrorist activities last week, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comment
CORONA — The New York Police Department was asking for the public’s assistance in finding a suspect wanted in connection with an unlawful surveillance incident within the 115th Precinct, cops said. Comment
FOREST HILLS — Police were looking for a crafty trio who allegedly teamed up to steal money from a mother’s purse, the NYPD said. Comment
FOREST HILLS — Police were trying to track down a suspect wanted in connection to a burglary pattern along Queens Boulevard, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

A grainy video clip released Thursday shows Marisha Cheong, the 24-year-old student whose body was found on the shore in Breezy Point in February, being led from her Jamaica apartment by an unidentified woman, and police are hoping the footage will help them break open the unsolved murder case. Comment
An Astoria man is being hailed as a hero Friday after breaking up what the NYPD is calling an attempted rape. Comment
A Corona lawmaker has set up a bank account to help pay for the funeral of a toddler, who police said was killed by a suspected drunk driver as he crossed the street with his pregnant mother Friday night. Comment
Flushing

Liu aides sentenced to prison

Flushing

Liu aides sentenced to prison

City Comptroller John Liu was outraged that his former aides were sentenced in Manhattan federal court to prison terms for soliciting illegal campaign donations in support of his failed run for mayor. Comments (3)
MANHATTAN — Authorities were investigating the alleged role of an undercover NYPD detective from Queens in the West Side Highway motorcycle melee last month, the New York Post reported. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

Bellerose

Bellerose grapples with graffiti

Bellerose

Bellerose grapples with graffiti

Neighbors in Bellerose are hoping they can turn an act of hate into a teachable moment after finding swastikas scrawled on parked cars throughout the area. Comment
Neighbors of Margarita Castillo said they knew little about the tragic cold case of Baby Hope, let alone suspected that the woman who lives in their Elmhurst apartment building was the mother of the 4-year-old girl whose murder baffled investigators for more than two decades. Comments (2)
Richmond Hill

Couple charged with child, animal abuse

Richmond Hill

Couple charged with child, animal abuse

A Richmond Hill couple were arrested for allegedly endangering their children and pets following an alleged violent domestic dispute Sunday, police said. Comment
ASTORIA — A transient Astoria woman was convicted of murder and other charges after a six-week jury trial for attacking a 32-year-old man at Astoria Park in 2010, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
SOUTH OZONE PARK — Police were searching for a man wanted for allegedly committing a criminal sex act against a 12-year-old girl. Comment

Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

With the help of an anonymous tip and DNA evidence, detectives identified a 4-year-old Astoria girl as the nameless murder victim who for more than two decades was known only as Baby Hope and arrested the man they say allegedly brought her young life to a gruesome, tragic end. Comments (1)

Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013

Police charged a South Ozone Park SUV man with drinking and driving after a Corona toddler crossing the street with his pregnant mother was struck and killed on Junction Boulevard Friday night, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Bellerose

Avella condemns swastika graffiti in Bellerose

Bellerose

Avella condemns swastika graffiti in Bellerose

A northeast Queens lawmaker condemned what he called hate-filled vandalism in Bellerose, which was discovered by residents early Friday. Comments (1)

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