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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Police were investigating the murder of a 48-year-old man was shot dead as he was walking home from work after midnight Monday. Comment

Monday, March 17, 2014

The owner of a government-funded Flushing pre-school pleaded guilty last week to participating in a fraud scheme in which he used public money intended for special needs children for his personal use, the U.S. attorney in Manhattan said. Comments (10)

Sunday, March 16, 2014

FLUSHING — Police were looking for a man wanted in connection to two Queens bank robberies. Comments (1)
Rego Park

Sanitation employee charged with DWI in 112th Pct: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police said an off-duty city Sanitation Department employee was arrested in the 112th Precinct, which encompasses Rego Park and Forest Hills, and charged with driving while intoxicated and other offenses just before midnight Tuesday. Comments (1)
ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were trying to find whoever swiped a credit card from a gym in Astoria, the NYPD said. Comment
OZONE PARK — Police arrested a 31-year-old Ozone Park man and charged him with running over an officer’s leg while fleeing from cops in Brooklyn March 2, the NYPD said. Comment

Saturday, March 15, 2014

A pair of southeast Queens residents were among five baggage handlers at JFK Airport who were arrested last week and charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of checks and credit cards that were being mailed overseas, authorities said. Comment
WOODHAVEN — Police released video of two suspects wanted in a rash of Queens burglaries allegedly cashing in lottery tickets at a Brooklyn bodega Feb. 27, the NYPD said. Comments (1)
Queens Village

EMT charged with weapons possession: Cops

SOUTHEAST QUEENS — An off-duty Fire Department EMT was arrested Monday and charged with weapons possession, police said. Comment

Friday, March 14, 2014

Long Island City

Funeral planned for LIC hit-and-run victim

Long Island City

Funeral planned for LIC hit-and-run victim

A Richmond Hill family was mourning its patriarch, who police say was mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street in Long Island City last Friday night. Comment
MIDDLE VILLAGE — Police in the 104th Precinct arrested two men they say are responsible for more than two dozen separate graffiti complaints throughout central Queens. Comment

Thursday, March 13, 2014

MASPETH — A Norman Rockwell painting that police said was stolen from a Maspeth storage facility last year has been recovered undamaged in Ohio, the Wall Street Journal reported. Comment
JAMAICA — A New Jersey woman was charged Tuesday for allegedly performing a botched butt enlargement procedure that caused the death of a 22-year-old Jamaica college student in July, the Manhattan district attorney’s office said. Comment
SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A court officer assigned to the Civil Supreme Court in Jamaica was convicted of sexually abusing two young family members and possessing child pornography, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (5)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A 48-year-old man was shot dead after midnight Monday at the corner of the South Jamaica block where he lived with his husband, police and a family member said. Comments (4)
A homeless man was arrested Monday night in the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old Astoria girl, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

Monday, March 10, 2014

RIDGEWOOD — The 104th Precinct announced Monday that officers had arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with four robberies in the second half of February. Comment

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Long Island City

Relatives of Richmond Hill man killed in LIC hit-and-run hope driver is found

Long Island City

Relatives of Richmond Hill man killed in LIC hit-and-run hope driver is found

A Richmond Hill man fatally mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street in Long Island City Friday night had been headed to his second day of work, police and heartbroken relatives said. Comment
Frank Giardina might want reconsider who he invites into his apartment after what happened on Friday evening. Comments (7)

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Authorities were looking for a dark-colored vehicle that fatally struck a Richmond Hill man Friday night in Long Island City and drove off, the NYPD said. Comment

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