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Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015

Woodhaven

Homeless man charged with identity theft: DA

A grand jury has indicted a 26-year-old Queens homeless man for what prosecutors said was assuming the identity of an elderly man who welcomed him into his home and maxing out credit cards belonging to his benefactor. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Flushing

Flushing couple indicted on sex trafficking charges: Nassau County DA

A Flushing couple charged with coercing two women into performing sex acts on customers in Nassau County massage parlors that the pair owned did not have licenses to practice massage therapy of any kind, according to the Nassau County DA’s office. Comments (3)

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

Jamaica

Smith, Tabone, deal with problems before prison

Two convicted borough political players—former state Sen. Malcolm Smith and Queens Republican Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone—were approved for an extension on their surrender dates to federal prison on corruption charges, due to health and family issues, according to federal court records. Comment
Woodside

Police looking for pair of thieves in Woodside robbery

WOODSIDE — Police from the 108th Precinct were searching for two suspects in an alleged Woodside robbery on Sept. 11. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015

Crime

Juror causes mistrial after posts on social media

A Queens jury forewoman caused a mistrial Wednesday after using her cell phone to post comments on social media during an armed robbery case in Queens Criminal Court Comments (4)

Monday, Sept. 28, 2015

Astoria

Deadly shooting occurs outside Astoria hookah bar

A Brooklyn man was gunned down outside a Steinway Street hookah bar early Monday morning, police said. Comments (2)

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015

Maspeth

Man in critical condition after car accident in Maspeth: NYPD

A 39-year-old man was in critical condition after he struck two light poles and a parked vehicle in Maspeth early Sunday morning, the NYPD said. Comments (11)
Flushing

Flushing couple indicted on sex trafficking charges: Nassau County DA

A Flushing couple was charged with coercing two women into performing sex acts on customers in Nassau County massage parlors that the pair owned, the Nassau County DA’s office announced. Comments (1)

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