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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Jackson Heights

Police search for Jackson Heights robbery suspect

JACKSON HEIGHTS — Police were on the lookout for a man suspected of robbery in Jackson Heights. Comments (1)

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Richmond Hill

Hate crimes discussed at 102 community council meeting

The 102nd Precinct held its monthly community council meeting last week to inform Richmond Hill’s diverse residents what makes a crime a hate crime. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Woman shot in Jamaica home while asleep

JAMAICA — The NYPD was seeking a man who shot through the window of a Jamaica home Saturday evening, striking a woman in her right leg. Comments (2)

Friday, March 24, 2017

Jamaica

Massachusetts man indicted in hate crime at JFK

A Massachusetts man who allegedly attacked and told a Muslim Delta employee “Trump is here now, he will get rid of all of you” has been indicted on hate crime charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said last week. Comments (1)
New Voices

Trump’s travel ban lacks coherent reason

On March 6, the Trump administration unveiled its newest iteration of its ban on travelers from predominantly Muslim nations. Among the changes in what opponents of the action call the “Muslim Ban” are the exclusion of Iraq from the list of banned countries and exemptions for travelers with green cards and visas. Comments (6)

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Howard Beach

Gotti and associates charged with violent crimes

John Gotti, the grandson and namesake of the notorious Gambino crime boss, has been indicted on more charges following his eight-year prison sentence earlier this month for peddling prescription drugs. Comments (1)
College Point

Spa Castle owners charged with tax fraud

Spa Castle’s owners are facing 11 felony charges for tax evasion. Comments (3)
South Jamaica

Woman faces prison for fatally stabbing aunt: DA

South Jamaica

Woman faces prison for fatally stabbing aunt: DA

JAMAICA — A 30-year-old woman was charged with attacking her aunt with a meat cleaver March 16, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Comments (1)
Ozone Park

Man wanted in connection with Ozone Park burglaries

OZONE PARK — Police were searching for a man suspected of burglary in Ozone Park. Comments (1)

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hate graffiti was discovered scrawled on the wall outside the district offices of state Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) and state Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas (D-Astoria) and at two other locations in Astoria Monday morning. The two, along with City Councilman Costa Constantinides (D-Astoria) have been vocal critics of the Trump administrations executive orders and have taken actions towards uniting the community after numerous anti-Muslim incidents since Election Day. Comments (3)
A Long Island man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime after allegedly attacking two transgender women outside a Jackson Height’s McDonald’s Friday, according to the NYPD. Comments (4)
A 30-year-old woman was arrested and charged with fatally stabbing her aunt last Thursday inside the South Jamaica home where they both resided, the Queens DA said. Comment

Friday, March 17, 2017

Corona

Police look for suspects in chain of robberies in western Queens

Police were searching for a group of men suspected of more than 20 robberies in western Queens. Comments (1)

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