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Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Bayside

Oasis Cafe in Bayside burglarized: NYPD

An arrest was made in connection with a burglary at a Bayside coffee shop, police said Monday. Comments (6)
Jamaica

Police seek burglary suspect

JAMAICA — Police were asking for the public’s help in identifying a man in connection with a spate of burglaries. Comments (1)
Astoria

Man shot during Astoria robbery

ASTORIA - Police from the 114th Precinct were searching for a suspect who approached a 29-year-old man from behind and displayed a handgun while demanding his property. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016

Crime

Police searching for suspect in Woodside hammer attack

WOODSIDE—Police were investigating a possible hate crime in Woodside. Comment
Auburndale

Thief robs $25K from pharmacy in Auburndale: cops

AUBURNDALE—A thief who held up a Rite Aid Pharmacy in Auburndale while allegedly brandishing a firearm fled on foot with $25,000 Sunday morning, NYPD said. Comment

Friday, Aug. 26, 2016

Opinion

City bail practices disciminate against the poor

In light of the Department of Justice’s recent amicus brief in Walker v. City of Calhoun arguing for the unconstitutionality of bail systems that insufficiently consider both a defendant’s indigence and alternative methods of assuring appearance at trial, I am writing to request that DOJ investigate the bail system in New York City, where thousands of low-level indigent defendants spend time on Rikers Island for being unable to make bail of $1,000 or l Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill woman charged with murder of 9-year-old stepdaughter

A Richmond Hill woman who been charged with killing her 9-year-old girl stepdaughter told a neighbor three days earlier that she would kill Ashdeep Kaur, prosecutors said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Flushing karaoke bars sue NYPD for $300M

Three Flushing karaoke bars have sued the NYPD for $300 million, claiming they were singled out during a bribery scandal involving officers from the 109th Precinct. Comments (3)
Ozone Park

Investigators search for motive in imam murder

Muslim community members and leaders are urging the authorities to remain open to the possibility that the murder of the Ozone Park imam and his assistant were a hate crime. Comment

Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

Ozone Park

Man indicted in murder of Queens imam, associate

A Queens grand jury indicted a Brooklyn man accused of gunning down the imam of an Ozone Park mosque, along with his friend and associate. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the indictment Monday. Comments (1)
Rego Park

Police search for missing elderly man in Rego Park

Police from the 104th Precinct were searching for a man who was reported missing Saturday in Rego Park. Stanley Micek, of 1830 Madison St., was last seen at a Sears department store located at 96-05 Queens Blvd., at around noon, police said. Comment
Flushing

Two men stage several Flushing muggings

Police were searching for two suspects in connection with a string of robberies in the Flushing area. Police said that in at least two of the robberies the suspects tasered their victims. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

Richmond Hill

Stepmother charged with Richmond Hill murder

The stepmother of a nine-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in Richmond Hill has been charged with second degree murder, according to the NYPD. Comments (2)
Richmond Hill

Stepmother charged with Richmond Hill murder

The stepmother of a nine-year-old girl who was found dead at her home in Richmond Hill has been charged with second degree murder, according to the NYPD. Comment

Friday, Aug. 19, 2016

Woodhaven

Burglar assaults woman in Woodhaven: NYPD

Police responded to a burglary at a home within the confines of the 102 Precinct Friday morning at 9 a.m. The house in Woodhaven was occupied at the time, NYPD said. Comment

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