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Two Suspects Wanted for Punching and Robbing Man at 103rd Street Station: NYPD

June 23, 2020 By Christian Murray The police are looking for two suspects wanted for punching and robbing a 49-year-old man inside the 103rd St./Corona Plaza subway station last week. The suspects, a man and woman both in their 20s, allegedly got into a dispute with the victim. The pair then punched and kicked the… Read more »

Alternate Side Parking to be Cut to Once a Week in Pilot Starting Monday

June 23, 2020 By Allie Griffin Alternate side parking rules will be cut to once per week across the entire city for a one-week pilot beginning Monday — in what could well become a permanent change. The city will cut street cleaning and alternate side parking rules to once a week on streets where they… Read more »

Queens District Attorney Forms Violent Crimes Bureau

June 23, 2020 By Allie Griffin Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Monday that her office has formed a violent crimes bureau to prosecute street gangs, drug traffickers and firearms dealers. The newly-created Violent Criminal Enterprises Bureau combines the former Narcotics Investigations and Gang Violence bureaus. The unit focuses on identifying organized criminal activity in… Read more »

Playgrounds Open Today, While Dog Runs and Sports Facilities Remain Closed

June 22, 2020 By Allie Griffin Playgrounds opened for New York City children today, but Big Apple pups will have to wait longer to play inside public dog runs. Playgrounds reopened today as the city entered Phase Two of the reopening plan, while other defined spaces inside city parks remain closed — including dog runs… Read more »

Man Attacked, Robbed of Cell Phone and Wallet in Jackson Heights: NYPD

June 22 2020, By Michael Dorgan Police are searching for a suspect who attacked a man and stole his cell phone and wallet in Jackson Heights earlier this month. The 54-year-old victim was walking in front of 35-45 90th St. on June 11 at around 3:30 a.m. when the suspect walked past him, turned around,… Read more »

Man Fatally Struck by 7 Train at Queensboro Plaza Sunday

June 22, 2020 By Michael Dorgan A man was struck and killed by a 7 train at the Queensboro Plaza subway station Sunday night, MTA officials and the police said. The 30-old-victim fell in front of a Manhattan-bound 7 train at around 10:52 p.m. as it pulled into the station, police said. The subway driver… Read more »

Phase Two Begins Today, Here is What’s Open

June 22, 2020 Staff Report New York City entered Phase 2 of its reopening plan today. Restaurants, barbershops, retail stores and offices are all able to reopen, although subject to restrictions. Up to 300,000 more people are expected to return to work starting today. This is in addition to the hundreds of thousands who were… Read more »

PODCAST: We Speak to Badrun Khan, Looks to Unseat AOC

June 20, 2020 By Christian Murray Badrun Khan, a Sunnyside resident and a member of Queens Community Board 2, is running in the Democratic primary for the 14th Congressional District of New York. She faces incumbent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and former CNBC reporter Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. We speak to Khan about her campaign to unseat Ocasio-Cortez and why… Read more »