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Monday, June 16, 2014

Rego Park

Woman’s cellphone swiped in Rego Park: NYPD

REGO PARK — Police released a photo of a man suspected in a cellphone robbery on Rego Center property June 3, the NYPD said. Comment

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Forest Hills

Burglary suspect stole jewelry from Forest Hills apartment: Cops

FOREST HILLS — Police were searching for a man suspected of stealing jewelry from a Forest Hills apartment last week, authorities said. Comment
Forest Hills

Man wanted in Forest Hills holdup: NYPD

FOREST HILLS — Police released a photo of a man wanted in the armed robbery of a Forest Hills store June 6, the NYPD said. Comment

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Queensbridge

Vance says gang bust tied to ‘Chicken’ Murphy slay

Officials say a Queensbridge basketball star’s murder fueled gang warfare between residents of rival Manhattan housing developments. Comment

Friday, June 13, 2014

South Ozone Park

Alleged child stabber nabbed in S. Ozone

The ex-convict charged in the murder of a 6-year-old boy and stabbing of his 7-year-old playmate in a Brooklyn housing project was arrested blocks away from his mother’s South Ozone Park home, where court documents show he was charged with the crime that sent him to prison. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Project takes guns off streets

A gun buyback program organized by City Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) last weekend took 40 weapons off the streets of southeast Queens. Comments (2)
Jamaica Estates

Cops investigate shooting in Jamaica Estates

JAMAICA ESTATES — Police were investigating a shooting outside a popular Jamaica Estates hookah bar last weekend that left one man injured, the NYPD said. Comment
Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights bank robbed of $3K

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police from the 115th Precinct were hunting for a suspect who allegedly robbed a Chase bank branch, at 77-01 31st Ave., June 7, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Flushing

Strip club dancers charged with scamming wealthy patrons: Authorities

FLUSHING — Police arrested four women described by authorities as strippers and the manager of a Flushing strip club Monday night and charged them with taking part in a plot to drug wealthy patrons and then overcharge their credit cards, city Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan said. Comments (2)

Monday, June 9, 2014

Astoria

Flushing man arrested in Astoria elevator attack

A Flushing resident has been arrested and charged with attempted rape for allegedly attacking a woman in the elevator of her Astoria building, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Laurelton

Bicyclist killed in Laurelton hit-and-run: Cops

A Laurelton man was killed early Saturday morning after he was hit by a car while riding a bicycle not far from his home, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

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