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Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017

Ridgewood

Ridgewood man charged with manslaughter in grandmother’s death: DA

A Ridgewood man, suspected of strangling his grandmother to death and then placing her body in trash bags for five months, is facing manslaughter charges, the Queens district attorney’s office said. Prosecutors are charging 30-year-old Christopher Fuhrer with second-degree manslaughter and concealment of a human corpse following the death of his 85-year old grandmother, Erika Kraus-Breslin. Comments (1)

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

Crime

Violent crime escalating in Bayside area

Crime in northeast Queens has taken a turn for the worse in recent months with a spate of gang activity, armed robberies and senseless acts of violence. Comments (8)
Astoria

Attacker hurls eggs with anti-Muslim message at Egyptian man in Astoria: NYPD

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a bias incident in Astoria where a food vendor was pelted by eggs wrapped in hateful notes. Farid El-Baghdadi, 56, told police the eggs were thrown at him while his food truck was parked on Steinway Street several times in the last few weeks. Comments (1)
Woodhaven

Suspect arrested in Forest Park serial rapes: NYPD

Police have arrested a man they believe could be behind six attacks against women in Forest Park since 2011. Comments (1)
Letters

‘Kidnap’ adds to the parental paranoia pile-up

“Marco!” Halle Berry calls to her insanely adorable son in the new movie, “Kidnap.” Comments (1)

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

South Ozone Park

iPhone stolen from open window in South Ozone Park

In the wee hours of July 18 an iPhone was stolen from an open window in South Ozone Park within the confines of the 106th Precinct, police said. Comments (1)

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

Jamaica

Suspect sought in attempted rape at Hillside spa

The police were looking for a Pacific Island man with a mustache who is a suspect in the attempted rape of a 49-year-old woman who worked at the Health Foot Spa on Jamaica. Comments (2)
Springfield Gardens ►Video

Police seek ID of suspect in Springfield Gardens murder

The NYPD wants the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in the May 14 murder of Robert Cuvilly, 38, who was shot in Springfield Gardens. Comment

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

Forest Hills

Police hunt for suspect in connection with Forest Hills burglary

Police were searching for a man in connection with a burglary in Forest Hills. Comment

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017

Astoria ►Video

Man snatches necklace from 16-year-old girl in Astoria: NYPD

Police were looking for a chain snatcher who struck in Astoria July 22. A 16-year-old girl was in front of 32-86 Steinway St. just before 4 p.m. when a man approached her and snatched a necklace from her neck before fleeing westbound on 34th Avenue, police said. Comments (2)
Ridgewood ►Video

Suspect wanted in Halsey St. subway incident: NYPD

The NYPD was searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a forcible touching incident that occurred within the confines of the 104th Precinct inside the Halsey Street “L” subway station stop in Ridgewood bound for Manhattan. Comment
Astoria

Man steals clothes at Steinway Street store, pulls knife on employee: NYPD

Police were looking for a man who walked into a store on Steinway Street in Astoria and stole clothes, then pulled a knife on a worker who tried to stop him, according to police. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017

Springfield Gardens

Police release sketch of Springfield Gardens bomb suspect

SPRINGFIELD GARDENS - Police from the 105th Precinct were looking for a suspect wanted for homicide in the death of a man who opened a package that exploded. Comments (5)
Corona

Police impersonators steal cash, wallet and phone from two victims in Corona: Cops

The NYPD was looking for a group of police impersonators who stole cash, an iPhone, and a wallet from two victims on two separate occasions in Corona. Comments (1)

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