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Monday, Nov. 30, 2015

An Astoria man has been sentenced to up to four years in state prison in the fatal hit-and-run collision that took the life of 21-year-old Betty Jean DiBiasio in June, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced last week. Nicholas Colleran, 25, pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide and failure to yield the right of way for going through a stop sign and striking the young Astoria resident in a marked crosswalk. Comment

Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015

Flushing

Man’s leg amputated after Flushing motorcycle hit-and-run

A 77-year-old man had his leg amputated after he was struck by a motorcycle and the driver fled the scene in Flushing, according to Queens district attorney. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015

Crime

NYPD detective nab prep in Los Angeles

Two New York City detectives assigned to the Queens district attorney’s squad have been praised by the DA himself as “real-life super heroes” for thwarting an attack on a Russian tourist by a knife-wielding assailant in Hollywood. Comment

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

Flushing

Terror case against two Flushing men is moving too slow: Federal Judge

The federal judge presiding over a case involving a supposed terror plot that two young Flushing men and a Staten Island man had allegedly hatched, demanded last week that federal prosecutors hand over non-classified evidence in the case within the next 60 days. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

Far Rockaway

Tyrone Howard pleads not guilty in Officer Holder’s death

Tyrone Howard, accused of gunning-down NYPD officer Randolph Holder, pleaded not-guilty to murder in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, Tuesday. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015

Sunnyside

Man shot and killed outside Sunnyside strip joint

Police were looking for a gunman who shot and killed a 38-year-old man outside a Sunnyside strip club early Saturday morning. Officers from the 108th Precinct, responding to a 911 call of a person shot at Queens Boulevard and 50th Street, discovered the victim with a gunshot to his torso, according to the NYPD. Comments (3)

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