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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Laurelton

Gun buyback yields 89 weapons in Laurelton

A gun buyback program held in southeast Queens Saturday took a total of 89 weapons out of circulation and off the streets, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (11)

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Beechhurst

Elderly woman attacked by man with tire iron: NYPD

BEECHHURST — Police were looking for a man who allegedly hit a 77-year-old woman with a tire in the driveway of her Beechhurst home. Comments (2)

Monday, April 25, 2016

Linden Hill

Suspects wanted for stealing Uber driver’s car: NYPD

LINDEN HILL—Police were looking for three suspects who assaulted and stole the car of an Uber driver in Linden Hill. Comment

Friday, April 22, 2016

Astoria

Parked car in Astoria robbed: NYPD

ASTORIA — Police from the 114th Precinct were looking for assistance in identifying an individual caught on surveillance footage committing petit larceny by entering an unlocked vehicle. Comment

Thursday, April 21, 2016

South Ozone Park

Lawmaker calls for special prosecutor in NYPD shooting

A Queens lawmaker has asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the death of a man who was shot by NYPD officers last weekend, saying that an external investigation could help ensure objectivity. Comments (4)
Whitestone

Whitestone man sentenced to 28 years for stabbing girlfriend to death

A Whitestone man who stabbed his estranged girlfriend to death and then hid her body in the trunk of her car in September 2015 has been sentenced to up to 28 years in prison, according to the Queens district attorney. Comment
Corona

Officer knocked down mannequins at Corona shop: NYPD

CORONA — A 29-year-old police officer was arrested and charged with criminal mischief after he allegedly knocked down mannequins at a clothing shop last weekend, the NYPD said. Comments (2)

Monday, April 18, 2016

Ozone Park

Man, 32, killed by police in Ozone Park

Police from the 106th Precinct’s Special Conditions Unit shot and killed a man who reached for a pistol carried in his waistband during a foot pursuit, the NYPD said. Comments (7)

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Police are looking for a man suspected of slashing a livery cab driver in Corona early Saturday morning, according to the NYPD. Investigators believe the suspect is the same man wanted for questioning in a homicide at a Manhattan homeless shelter Friday. Comment

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