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Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016

Ozone Park

Police searching for suspects in Taco Bell stabbing

Police were searching for five individuals in connection with a stabbing in Ozone Park. Comments (1)

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016

Bayside

Bayside father gets 18 years for killing infant son

A Bayside man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing his 4-month-old son in 2014. The Queens district attorney’s office said the act of abuse, which resulted in the multiple skull fracture, was more than enough to sentence the man who pleaded guilty on Oct. 22, 2016 to second-degree manslaughter and assault. Comment

Friday, Nov. 25, 2016

Flushing

Rego Park man convicted of hate crime for 2012 mosque attack

A Rego Park man with a history of violence against Muslims is headed to prison for his 2012 vicious attack on a man entering a mosque in Kew Gardens Hills. Comments (1)
Fresh Meadows

Rozic hopes to include graffiti in hate-crime laws

Graffiti could be added to the list of offenses which qualify for hate crime penalties. The bill unveiled by state Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) comes following a surge of attacks on minority groups reported by the FBI, including recent incidents throughout the city since the election. Comments (4)
Sunnyside

Suspect sought in Sunnyside burglary

SUNNYSIDE—Police were searching for a suspect wanted in a Sunnyside burglary. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016

Jamaica

Truck and MTA bus crash in Jamaica

JAMAICA — A truck struck the front of an MTA bus in Jamaica Monday, sending 15 passengers to the hospital with minor injuries, according to the MTA. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016

Long Island City

Gianaris, civil rights groups speak out after spate of bias incidents

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a possible bias crime that occurred Saturday night in Long Island City in which a group of three white men attacked a Muslim teenager. The 17-year-old was sitting outside 21-35 21st St.just after 7 p.m. when the assailants approached and one yelled, “I don’t want no Muslims (expletive) sitting on this bench,” according to an NYPD spokeswoman. Comments (3)

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