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Monday, Dec. 28, 2015

Long Island City

Van Bramer wants violence-plagued LIC nightclub shuttered

Back in 2010, City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and Community Board 2 Chairman Joe Conley teamed up to close Casa Romano, a restaurant on Queens Boulevard that frequently served minors alcohol, leading to episodes of violence that affected area residents and businesses in Sunnyside. Comment
Corona

Corona man pleads guilty to strangling Astoria woman to death

A 22-year-old Corona man faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder in the 2009 strangulation death of a fashion school student in Astoria, the Queens district attorney said. Comment
Kew Gardens

Connecticut man arrested in 2011 shooting death of Kew Gardens man

A 52-year-old Connecticut man was arrested early Monday morning in Shelton, Conn., in the fatal shooting of a Kew Gardens man in 2011, the Shelton Police Department said Tuesday. Comment

Friday, Dec. 25, 2015

Jamaica

103rd Pct. officer attacked with hatchet heads back to work

Police Officer Kenneth Healey, who suffered a skull fracture after he was attacked by a hatchet-wielding man, returned to work this week after a full year of undergoing rehabilitation. Comment
Rego Park

NYPD searches for suspect in Rego Park bank robbery

REGO PARK — Police from the 112th Precinct were asking the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with a bank robbery. Comment
Richmond Hill

Police arrest man in 20-month-old murder case

RICHMOND HILL — More than a year later, a man was arrested and charged last week for the murder of a young man, according to the NYPD. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015

Little Neck

Roosevelt Mall robbery suspect from Little Neck

The Little Neck man facing several felony charges in connection with an attempted armed robbery and shooting at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City Tuesday entered a not guilty plea at his arraignment, according to the criminal complaint filed by the Nassau County DA. Comments (6)
Whitestone

Kim starts fund for slashed exchange student in Whitestone

A 16-year-old exchange student from China and her family have been frightened since the student was slashed by a vicious attacker while she was heading to school in Whitestone last week, according to state Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing), who has helped set up a special fund for the student and requested she be transferred to another school. Comments (5)
Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI told driver to slow down: DA

A Long Island man admitted to having several drinks at a bar and driving over the speed limit in his Porsche Cayman before slamming into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing and killing the woman in the passenger seat, the Queens district attorney said. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015

Forest Hills

Man stabbed in butt on Forest Hills subway platform

FOREST HILLS — A man was stabbed in his buttocks several times by another rider on two subway platforms in Forest Hills and Kew Gardens Sunday police said. The victim told police he only became aware of his wounds when he returned home. Comment

Monday, Dec. 21, 2015

Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI told driver to slow down: DA

The woman who was killed last week while riding in a Porsche Cayman that slammed into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing had told the driver who was allegedly intoxicated, to slow down before the collision occurred, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (5)

Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015

Flushing

Woman killed in Flushing DWI was visitor from South Korea

The woman who was killed while riding in a Porsche Cayman that slammed into the rear of a parked school bus in Flushing has been identified as a visitor from South Korea, police said. The driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated. Comment

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Whitestone

Kim sets up special fund for Chinese exchange student who was slashed

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) has set up a special fund for a 16-year-old exchange student from China who was slashed by a “crazed attacker” while she was heading to school in Whitestone Wednesday morning. Comments (3)

Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015

Richmond Hill

Community meets with NYPD after wave of hate crimes

Almost a hundred community members from Hindu, Muslim, Christian and Jewish backgrounds met at the Bosnian Community Center in Richmond Hill Wednesday night to discuss issues surrounding the recent wave of hate crimes against religious minorities across the city. Comment

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