Three teenage burglars force their way into a Fresh Meadows apartment at gunpoint
Photos by Google Maps and NYPD

Two young men and a girl broke into a woman’s Fresh Meadows apartment and attempted to rob her at gunpoint, police reported. The incident took place on Wednesday, June 20, at 8:13 p.m., near 71st Avenue and 162nd Street. The 42-year-old woman was inside her apartment at a residential building when three burglars knocked on the door. As the woman answered […]

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Infamous Jamaica Hills bar, which served underage college kids, gets shut down
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A Jamaica Hills bar with a history of underage drinking issues had its last call on Sunday. New Traditions Bar (colloquially referred to as “Trads”), located at 84-28 164th St., was shut down by the 107th Precinct after the pub had its license suspended by the State Liquor Authority (SLA). In the past, this bar has received […]

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NYPD honors four officers who responded to the St. John’s University shooting
QNS/Photo by Brianna Ellis

Four police officers were honored for their heroic efforts to arrest three men involved in a St. John’s University shooting  earlier this month. The ceremony took place at the 107th Precinct Community Council meeting in Flushing on Tuesday night. Captain Paul A. Valerga, commanding officer of the 107th Precinct, presented the Cop of the Month award to Police Officers Navdeep […]

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Cops continue to search for a burglar on the prowl through Bayside, Jamaica and Fresh Meadows
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Police are searching for a suspect who has conducted multiple burglaries in Bayside and other Queens neighborhoods in a pattern dating back to December 2015. The first incident took place on Dec. 6 at 11:43 p.m., where the individual broke into the home of a 62-year-old male, located near 161st Street and the Grand Central Parkway in Jamaica. The male burglar entered through the […]

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UPDATE: Cops still looking for the drive-by shooters who killed rapper Chinx in Briarwood
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UPDATED 12:45 p.m. May 17, 2016 One year later, the suspects responsible for the drive-by shooting in Briarwood last year that took the life of an up-and-coming rap star remain at large. Police repeated an appeal for tips on Tuesday, which marked the one-year anniversary of the May 17, 2015, murder of Lionel Pickens, 31, of Ozone […]

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