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Suspect sought for shooting man in the face in Springfield Gardens: NYPD


Oct. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry A 24-year-old man survived after being shot in the face in Springfield Gardens on Monday morning and police are continuing their search for the gunman who was behind the shooting. Detectives from the 105th Precinct are investigating the felony assault case that went down at 9:30 a.m. on Oct….
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Rapist strikes in Queensboro Hill as storm ravaged local streets: NYPD


Oct. 2, 2023 By Bill Parry As the remnants of Tropical Storm Ophelia lashed the borough on the morning of Friday, Sept. 29, an alleged rapist broke into a home in the Queensboro Hill section of Flushing, where he allegedly sexually assault an 18-year-old woman, according to authorities. The Queens Special Victims Squad is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect, who police say entered a home at around 10:40 a.m. on a residential street in the vicinity of 45th Avenue and Robinson Street, just three blocks east of Kissena Corridor Park . Once inside, the suspect threw…
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Teenager stabbed in Far Rockaway after verbal dispute turns violent: NYPD


Sep. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry A teenager was stabbed in broad daylight in Far Rockaway on Sept. 11 — and authorities say his attacker remains at large. Police from the 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway report that the assault occurred just before 4 p.m., when the 17-year-old boy got into an argument with a…
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Senior woman robbed while pumping gas on Northern Boulevard in Bayside: NYPD


Sep. 29, 2023 By Bill Parry A 68-year-old woman was pumping gas at a BP station on Northern Boulevard in Bayside when two strangers walked up to her vehicle and snatched her pocketbook in broad daylight, according to the NYPD. Police from the 111th Precinct in Bayside, just four blocks west of the station at…
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Police searching for pair of suspects in attempted burglary of Ridgewood home


Sep. 28, 2023 By Anthony Medina Police are searching for two suspects in connection with the attempted burglary of a Ridgewood residence on Wednesday. Police from the 104th Precinct responded to a 911 call of a residential burglary in the vicinity of Gates Avenue and Cypress Avenue in Ridgewood at approximately 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The suspects forced their way into the residential building through the basement window and attempted to steal tools belonging to a 31-year-old man, police said. A female accomplice was seen waiting outside the building and acting as a lookout. Both suspects fled the…
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Crook sought in robbery of Ozone Park smoke shop


Sep. 26, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park are still looking for the crook who allegedly robbed a neighborhood smoke shop last week. A young man entered the Zaza Exotics and Smoke store, located at 105-12 Cross Bay Blvd., at around 8:20 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, Sept….
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Queens police officer likely killed by 9/11 toxins honored in Whitestone street co-naming

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Sep. 25, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan The corner of 149th Street and 14th Avenue in Whitestone was ceremoniously co-named in honor of former police officer, and 9/11 hero, Thomas Gerald Brophy this past weekend.  Brophy’s family was joined by local residents, Councilwoman Vickie Paladino, more than a dozen members of the Police Benevolent Association and…
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Crooks nab $1,000 in knifepoint robbery of Ridgewood smoke shop: NYPD

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Sep. 25, 2023 By Anthony Medina Police from the 104th Precinct are asking the public to help identify the whereabouts of two suspects who robbed a smoke shop in Ridgewood last week. Police say the two unidentified males entered the smoke shop, located at 59-11 71 Ave. in Ridgewood, on Friday, Sept. 22, at approximately…
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