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Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Crime

NYPD launches crackdown to combat sex trafficking

The NYPD will expand its resources to combat sex trafficking, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced last week. Comments (7)

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

South Ozone Park

South Ozone Park man charged with trafficking teen girl

A South Ozone Park man has been charged with sex trafficking, rape and other crimes for allegedly forcing a 16-year-old girl into a life of prostitution and threatening to kill her should she try to flee from her plight, the Queens DA said. Comments (4)

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Editorial

Hidden Crime

The New York Police Department is cracking down on sex trafficking in the five boroughs and setting up a hotline to help women forced into slavery. Flushing and Jackson Heights are the epicenter of the growing industry in New York City, which victimizes undocumented immigrants as well as many Americans. Comments (1)

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Howard Beach

Suspect in Vetrano murder arrested and charged

Howard Beach

Suspect in Vetrano murder arrested and charged

Mayor Bill de Blasio applauded the vigilance of the tight-knit Howard Beach community in helping to track down the Brooklyn man charged with killing Karina Vetrano, who was strangled during a jog on a remote park trail in August 2016. Comments (3)

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

A six-month effort to find a suspect in the August 2016 murder of Karina Vetrano ended in a “deep dive” investigation of a 911 call about a suspicious person in the area from May last year, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce. said. Comments (12)

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