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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Jackson Heights

Two con artists sentenced for scamming elderly Queens woman

Two admitted con artists have been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to bilking an 88-year-old Queens woman out of more than $10,000 in what police called a ”found money” scheme. Comments (3)

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Elmhurst

Hospital bedside arraignment for mother charged with murder of baby

An Elmhurst mother who confessed to killing her 15-month-old daughter earlier this month was arraigned at her hospital bed on a murder charge, the Queens district attorney said. Comments (1)
Flushing

Man busted with thousands of illegal prescription pills; DA

FLUSHING -An Elmhurst man was busted last week by narcotics officers while illegally parked in front of a Flushing driveway, police said. Comments (3)
Ridgewood

Ridgewood grandmother’s death ruled homicide by medical examiner

The mysterious death of a Ridgewood grandmother has been ruled a homicide, according to police. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017

Springfield Gardens

NYPD kills man for attacking mother with screwdriver

A Springfield Gardens man was shot and killed by NYPD officers after he allegedly attacked his mother with a screwdriver in the home where they both lived early Saturday morning, according to police. Comments (1)

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

Springfield Gardens

NYPD shoots and kills man in Springfield Gardens after threatening mother

Police shot and killed a 28-year-old man in Springfield Gardens early Saturday morning after he was found threatening his mother with a screwdriver, according to the NYPD. Officers from the 113th Precinct answering a 911 call arrived at 137-64 Westgate Street around 3 a.m. when they heard the screams of a woman from the rear of the home. Comments (4)

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Bayside

Bayside’s Atlantic Bank robbed

The Atlantic Bank on Bell Boulevard in Bayside was robbed by an unknown suspect at about 10:30 a.m., police said. Comments (1)

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