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
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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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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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Flushing resident cracks down on thief of Amazon Prime packages
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Only a kleptomaniac addicted to Amazon Prime would be willing to commit such petty crimes. Lenny Wayne, photographer at Le Pro Photography, was stunned to find his Amazon Prime packages stolen from his Flushing home each month. “Every month or so my packages get stolen. So I’ve gotten fed up with the ‘delivered’ packages,” he said. A frustrated […]

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Gunman sought for shooting outside nightclub in Jamaica Hills
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Detectives continue to search for the man who shot a 23-year-old man outside a nightclub in Jamaica Hills early in the morning of Saturday, Feb. 20. The NYPD released on Tuesday night a security camera image of the alleged shooter, described as a black male standing 5 foot 11 inches tall with cornrows and weighing […]

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