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Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016

Flushing

Flushing doctor indicted after botched fatal abortion: DA

A Flushing doctor has been indicted on charges of recklessly causing the death of a 30-year-old woman on whom he performed an abortion, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. Comments (4)
Crime

Suspect sought in Flushing grand larceny

FLUSHING—Police were searching for a man suspected of grand larceny in Flushing. Comments (1)

Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016

Jamaica

NYPD officer shot in head with BB gun

JAMAICA — Police were seeking a suspect who shot a police officer with a BB gun Wednesday afternoon in the midst of downtown Jamaica. Comments (1)

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

South Ozone Park

DA will not file charges in Tillman death

The police officers involved in the shooting death of a South Ozone Park man in April will not be charged with wrongdoing, according to a report released by the office of Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (5)
Rego Park

Rego Park man arraigned in mother’s murder: DA

REGO PARK—A Rego Park man was arraigned Saturday evening after police said he confessed to murdering his mother and dumping her body in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016

Ridgewood

Ridgewood grandmother’s body found months after May 21 death

The mysterious death of a Ridgewood grandmother has stunned the community. Comments (1)
Opinion

What’s behind the clown controversy

Let’s face it: Clowns are creepy. In a way, this current craziness has finally brought that fact out into the open, the way the word “frenemy” finally gave us a way to talk about something we all recognized but hadn’t acknowledged. (As did “bad hair day” before that.) Comments (2)

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Crime

Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson dies at 50

The borough’s top prosecutor passed away at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital surrounded by his loved ones, who announced the death Sunday evening. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

Rego Park

Son charged in mother’s murder

A man was charged with the murder of his mother after she had gone missing, according to the NYPD. The news came hours after police confirmed human remains had been found in a lake in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Comment

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