Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014

Rego Park

Rego Park cashier swiped $56K in toys: DA

A Rego Park Toys R Us cashier has been arrested and charged with using fake coupons to send herself and relatives more than $56,000 in toys, clothes and electronics during the past six months, the Queens DA said. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014


Let the healing begin

The time has come for reflection – not polarizing rhetoric – on what the murders of two police officers mean for Queens and the rest of the city. We have lost two men who dedicated their lives to protecting us from petty crime and random violence as part of New York’s ascent from the dark days of the 1980s. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

Kew Gardens

Open police relations debate: Katz

Borough President Melinda Katz said Queens residents “really want a moment” after two police officers were assassinated in Brooklyn as they sat in their patrol car. Comments (3)
Long Island City

LIC residents support 108th Pct. during candlelight vigil

As they filed out of the 108th Precinct, the hard and angry expressions on the faces of the NYPD officers and detectives began to soften as they looked at the crowd that gathered outside their stationhouse. Hundreds of Long Island City residents turned out in a cold and misty rain to stand with the police following the assassinations of two of their own Saturday. Comments (1)

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, in response to the killings of two police officers Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, said the public must remember challenges confronting cops in their efforts to keep the city safe. Comments (2)


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