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Far Rockaway

Former Far Rockaway banker gets six months from stealing estate funds from deceased sisters

A Far Rockaway man has been sentenced to six months in jail for swiping in excess of $650,000 from the estates of a pair of Queens sisters who died in 2013 and 2014, according to Queens DA Richard Brown. Comment
Astoria ►Video

Knife-wielding robbers flee empty-handed after Astoria diner employee thwarts attempt to steal scooter

Cops were looking to question a man who may know something about an attempted robbery that left a diner employee injured in Astoria last month. Comments (1)
Attorney General Letitia James announced the conviction of Robert H. Corrado, 57, and Interline Employee Assistance Program, Inc. for engaging in a systematic kickback scheme and violating patients’ rights involving “three-quarter houses” in Queens and Brooklyn providing housing for homeless residents. Comments (1)
Whitestone

Burglars caught on camera walking through Whitestone home before stealing valuables

Cops were looking for a pair of burglars who broke into a Whitestone home and stole cash and property. Comments (4)
Woodside

Woodside man charged with possession of massive amounts of marijuana

A Woodside man could be looking at jail time for allegedly storing a large amount of marijuana in a College Point warehouse, according to the Queens district attorney’s office. Comments (2)
Plans to replace regular blue mailboxes with high-security collection boxes are underway in the confines of the Bayside-based 111th Precinct. Comments (1)
Bayside

Top cop at Bayside-based 111th Precinct reports historic crime decreases in 2018

The 111th Precinct based in Bayside is the safest its ever been, according to the command. Comments (9)
Ozone Park

Fifth man arrested in connection with 2017 fatal shooting of Ozone Park business owner

Another man has been arrested in connection with the murder of an Ozone Park business owner in October 2017. Comment
Flushing ►Video

Armed robber who pistol-whipped Flushing victim tied to two other violent muggings in neighborhood: NYPD

A suspect who recently pistol-whipped a man and stole his cash on a dead-end block in Flushing has been tied to two other violent robberies in the neighborhood, according to authorities. Comments (3)
Cops were looking for a would-be robber who tried to hold up a bank in Astoria on Christmas Eve, but chickened out on the caper. Comment
Forest Hills ►Video

Young men ambush food deliveryman making a stop in Forest Hills: NYPD

Police released video footage Jan. 3 of three robbers who allegedly ambushed a food deliveryman making a stop at a Forest Hills apartment building on Christmas night. Comment
Detectives from the 104th Precinct were looking for a man who they believe brewed up quite a caper on the Ridgewood/Glendale border: stealing approximately 3,500 cases of beer from a idle train car on a freight rail line. Comment
Jackson Heights

Jackson Heights cops help return stolen wheelchair to disabled teen

A disabled teenager in Jackson Heights has her wheelchair back and the NYPD have arrested the 34-year-old homeless woman who allegedly stole it on Christmas night. Comment
South Ozone Park

Tattooed man wanted in connection with raping of woman in South Ozone Park: NYPD

Police were looking for a tattooed man who they believe recently raped a woman in South Ozone Park. Comments (4)
Flushing

Four arrested on New Year’s Day after cops respond to report of fired shots at Flushing home

Four people were taken into police custody on New Year’s Day following reports of shots being fired at a Flushing home. Comments (2)
Detectives were looking for a gun-toting suspect who they say assaulted and robbed a 54-year-old man during a late-night robbery near the victim’s Flushing home. Comments (6)

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