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Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

Forest Hills

Man allegedly groped woman in Forst Hills: NYPD

FOREST HILLS — Officers are searching for a male believed to have followed a 31-year-old woman into an elevator in an undisclosed Forest Hills building Oct. 29 and then saying “excuse me” before grabbing her butt and running off, the NYPD said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Sunnyside

81-year-old blind man mugged in Sunnyside

SUNNYSIDE - Police from the 108th Precinct were looking for two suspects wanted for the violent mugging of an 81-year-old man on Oct. 26. William Eichorn, a legally blind Sunnyside resident, was withdrawing cash from an ATM machine at the Chase branch at 46-10 Queens Blvd., when two heavyset, black males in their 20s to 30s approached the victim and punched him in the face and removed $100 in cash as well as his debit card, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Long Island City

LIC man arrested in DEP fraud scheme: City

A Long Island City man was among three former city Department of Environmental Protection employees charged in a decade-long bribery scheme and accused of pocketing lavish gifts from a Houston business in exchange for renewing its contracts, city investigators said. Comments (1)
Queens Village

School technician pleads gulty to promoting child pornography on the Internet: DA

QUEENS VILLAGE — A Queens Village man pleaded guilty to promoting child pornography on the Internet, said Richard Brown, the Queens district attorney. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

Jackson Heights

Armed robbery in Jackson Heights apartment building

JACKSON HEIGHTS - Police from the 115th Precinct were asking for the public’s help in finding four suspects wanted in an armed robbery. On Oct. 31, a 25-year-old man entered his apartment building on 89th Street in Jackson Heights where two of the four suspects were waiting for him. Comment

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Queens Village

Off-duty cop arrested, charged in choking incident

QUEENS VILLAGE — A police officer was arrested for allegedly choking his wife in their Queens Village home, the NYPD said. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Flushing

Flushing man attacks family with barbell before trying to commit suicide: NYPD

A 49-year-old father beat his 7-year-old son, wife and mother-in-law with a barbell before trying to take his own life in their Flushing home Wednesday night, police said. Comments (7)

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