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Monday, May 5, 2014

Flushing

Parks employee sentenced to 25 years in slay

A former city Parks Department employee was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday in the fatal 2012 stabbing of a colleague at a recreation center in Flushing. Comment
Richmond Hill

Police search for suspect in Rich Hill burglary: Cops [With Video]

RICHMOND HILL — Police were asking for help in identifying a suspect wanted in an attempted burglary in Richmond Hill last week, the NYPD said. Comment

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Far Rockaway

Thugs beat up person waiting to eat: Police

FAR ROCKAWAY — A group of ultra-violent hoodlums reminiscent of something out of “A Clockwork Orange” beat on a young man as he waited for his food, police said. Comment
Springfield Gardens

Woman charged with stealing from Springfield Gardens school to pay credit cards: DA

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS — A Long Island woman was charged with skimming nearly half a million dollars, which she allegedly used to pay off her credit cards, from the books of a school for students with special needs, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Bayside

Beware of ATM scam: 111th Precinct

The NYPD was warning the public about an ongoing scam that hacks personal banking information from ATMs using a device inserted into the machines. Comment
Flushing

Firefighter arrested in 109th Precinct: Cops

FLUSHING — A firefighter was arrested Monday morning for allegedly obstructing the breathing of his girlfriend, police said. Comment
Howard Beach

Officer charged with child porn possession: DA

OZONE PARK — An off-duty police officer was arrested Monday within the 106th Precinct, which covers Ozone Park, South Ozone Park and Howard Beach, after authorities said they found five videos containing pornographic images of underage girls on his computer, according to a criminal complaint filed by the Queens district attorney’s office and the NYPD. Comment
Far Rockaway

Far Rock man sentenced to 54 years in stabbing of NYPD sergeant: DA

FAR ROCKAWAY — A Far Rockaway man was sentenced to 54 years to life in prison last week for the attempted murder of a police sergeant and for assaulting two other officers, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Queens Village

NYPD sergeant charged with assault: Police

QUEENS VILLAGE — An off-duty NYPD sergeant was arrested and charged with assaulting another man in the confines of the 105th Precinct last Thursday, police said. Comment

Friday, May 2, 2014

Queens Village

Teenagers charged in attempted abductions of girls in Queens Village: NYPD

Two southeast Queens teens were arrested and charged in two attempted abductions of young girls Wednesday, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
Bay Terrace

Elderly Bayside couple injured in break-in that shocks electeds

Bay Terrace lawmakers expressed shock and sadness this week after an elderly couple was injured in a violent home invasion that shook the normally quiet neighborhood. Comments (3)

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Queens Village

Police seeking suspects in attempted Queens Village abductions: Cops

Police are searching for two men in a green SUV who allegedly tried to abduct young girls in two separate incidents in Queens Village Wednesday afternoon, the NYPD said. Comment
College Point

Passers-by interrupt attempted abduction in College Point: Police

COLLEGE POINT — Police were looking for a man who they said tried to drag an 18-year-old woman into his car early Sunday morning in College Point. Comment

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

College Point

Man sought in attempted abduction of teenager in College Point: NYPD

Police were looking for a man who they said tried to drag an 18-year-old woman into his car early Sunday morning in College Point. Comments (30)

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Rosedale

Rosedale man’s body found in moving Bronx truck after shooting: NYPD

ROSEDALE — The bullet-riddled remains of a Rosedale man were found in the back of a rental truck in the Bronx Saturday night, police said. Comment
Rosedale

Rosedale man’s body found in moving Bronx truck after shooting: NYPD

The bullet-riddled remains of a Rosedale man were found in the back of a rental truck in the Bronx Saturday night, police said. Comment

Saturday, April 26, 2014

South Jamaica

Police hunting suspect in South Jamaica stabbing of 15-year-old girl: Cops

Police were searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a 15-year-old girl in the face, neck, back and hands in South Jamaica Monday, authorities said. Comments (2)
Whitestone

Suspect swiped $25K in prescription drugs in Whitestone carjacking: NYPD

Police were searching for a man who allegedly stole $25,000 in prescription drugs from a delivery man in Whitestone last Friday, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

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