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Friday, Jan. 13, 2017

Long Island City

Forgione takes command of the 108th Pct. after years of service around borough

The new commanding officer of the 108th Precinct in Long Island City can’t top smiling since he replaced Deputy Inspector John Travaglia last week. Capt. Ralph Forgione joined the NYPD in 1989 and served much of his career in precincts throughout the borough where he was born and raised. Comments (1)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Crime

Crime drops to historic low in city, borough

New York City saw a continued drop in overall crime in the past year, according to recently-released statistics from the NYPD. Crime was reduced by more than 4 percent, leading to the fewest annual index crimes ever reported since the police first introduced CompStat in 1994. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017

Queens Village

Inspirational NYPD Detective Steven McDonald dies at 59

NYPD Detective Steven McDonald, who was paralyzed after being shot in the line of duty more than 30 years ago, died Tuesday afternoon. He was 59. Comments (1)

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill vigil mourns death of city’s first 2017 homicide

Friends and family of Ricky Kalisaran gathered at the site of his murder in Richmond Hill to mourn him last Friday afternoon. Comment

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