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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Corona

Corona man charged with attempted murder in subway shoving incident

A Corona man was charged with attempted murder last Friday for allegedly pushing a teenage girl onto the tracks of the subway as a No. 7 train rolled into the 103rd Street Corona Plaza station March 5, according to the Queens district attorney. Comments (1)

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Flushing

Politicians and NYPD discuss hate crime underreporting at forum

Elected officials, community advocates and members of the NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force gathered during a forum at the Queens Library in Flushing last week to encourage New Yorkers to report potential hate crimes. Comments (1)
Ridgewood

Suspect in Ridgewood shooting found dead in apparent suicide: NYPD

A suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of two men at a Ridgewood deli Sunday morning was found dead a short time later, slumped over his steering wheel in an apparent suicide, police said. Comment
Elmhurst

Elmhurst martial arts instructor charged with sexual abuse: DA

ELMHURST — An Elmhurst Tae Kwon Do instructor has been charged with sexually abusing four of his young female students at various times over the last 19 months, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment

Friday, March 18, 2016

Long Island City

Electeds want Dutch Kills strip club closed down following shooting

Two City Councilmen are turning up the heat on Club Purlieu, the Dutch Kills strip club that state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) called a “danger to local residents” after an unlicensed livery cab driver was shot in the head on March 4. Comments (3)
Kew Gardens

Queens Cabinet discusses stalking

The NYPD intends to expand a program that combats stalkers throughout Queens in the coming months. Comment
A 22-year-old woman was in critical condition after plunging off an overpass last weekend during a four-car accident that started when she was coming to the rescue of her friend, who was allegedly driving drunk on the Whitestone Expressway, the NYPD said. Comments (2)
The friend of a beloved bouncer who died during a fight at an Ozone Park Restaurant last weekend said the restaurant that he was killed in should be closed down. Comment

Thursday, March 17, 2016

JAMAICA — A fifth-grade student went to school Tuesday with his grandfather’s loaded 9mm pistol in his backpack, police said. Comments (2)

Monday, March 14, 2016

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a bouncer at an Ozone Park restaurant early Saturday morning, the NYPD said. Comment
A 22-year-old woman was arrested and charged with DWI following a four-car accident on the Whitestone Expressway in Flushing that caused her friend to plunge off the overpass Saturday, the NYPD said. Comments (19)
Ridgewood

Suspect in Ridgewood shooting found dead in apparent suicide: NYPD

A suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of two men at a Ridgewood deli on Sunday morning was found dead a short time later, slumped over his steering wheel in an apparent suicide, police said. Comment
St. Albans

Man found shot in the head in St. Alban’s dies: NYPD

A 33-year-old Jamaica Estates man died after he was found shot in the head in St. Alban’s Friday night, the NYPD said. Comment

Friday, March 11, 2016

Astoria

Electeds call for Astoria club’s closure to be made permanent

An Astoria strip club, the scene of a shooting last Friday, was temporarily shut down by the NYPD on orders from the Department of Consumer Affairs. Comment
Corona

Corona man arrested for pushing teen in front of No. 7 train: NYPD

A Corona man was arrested and charged with attempted murder Friday in a subway shoving incident over the weekend, according to the NYPD. Comments (4)

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