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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Jamaica

Officer injured in ax attack receives NYPD medal

A police officer who was attacked by a hatchet-wielding man in Jamaica in October 2014 was awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday morning, along with several other officers who killed the assailant. Comment
Ridgewood

Ridgewood car dealer charged with tax fraud: DA

A Ridgewood auto dealership and its owner have been charged with criminal tax fraud, grand larceny and other illegal acts for allegedly stealing nearly $300,000 in collected taxes from New York state and local municipalities, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (2)

Saturday, June 18, 2016

A 24-year-old armed Whitestone man, who was charged with drug possession in January, was fatally shot and killed by a retired NYPD police officer after he tried to rob patrons at a Whitestone bar early Monday, police said. Comments (1)

Friday, June 17, 2016

Jackson Heights

Queens legislators plan City Hall rally after Orlando shooting

In response to the worst gun massacre in U.S. history in Orlando, Fla., U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) will join members of the New York Congressional Delegation, other elected officials, LGBT leaders and gun safety advocates at a City Hall gathering to honor the victims and call for the passage of legislation to put a halt to gun violence. Comment

Monday, June 13, 2016

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights vigil remembers those lost in Orlando attack

Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights vigil remembers those lost in Orlando attack

Queens, the borough of immigrants, held a vigil to commemorate those killed in the Orlando gay bar massacre, demonstrating the solidarity that has developed between the LGBT community and members of the many religions that call the borough home. Comments (13)
A retired NYPD police officer shot and killed a man who tried to rob a bar in Whitestone early Monday, police said. Comments (9)

Thursday, June 9, 2016

College Point

Police hunt man wanted in attempted College Pt. rape

Police were looking for a man who attempted to rape a 51-year-old woman in College Point early Wednesday morning. Comment

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