Oh baby! Cops make special delivery in Fresh Meadows
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Two of New York’s finest helped welcome to the world one of New York’s newest residents in Fresh Meadows on Saturday afternoon. Police Officer Anthony Barton of the 107th Precinct responded to the area of the Long Island Expressway and Kissena Boulevard at 4:15 p.m. Saturday after receiving a call regarding a woman in labor. […]

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At a Jamaica mosque, de Blasio calls for unity with city’s Muslim community
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An overflow crowd at the Jamaica Muslim Center greeted Mayor Bill de Blasio for a visit during evening prayers on Friday and applauded his vow that the city would work to strengthen its ties with Muslims across the five boroughs. “For the whole city, we know we have to do more, but we also have […]

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Reward offered to help find suspect who killed rapper Chinx
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Detectives continue to look for leads three months after a drive-by shooting in Briarwood left an up-and-coming rap star dead — and now the NYPD is offering a reward to anyone who can help them find the killer. Through its Crime Stoppers program, police are offering $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the […]

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Fresh Meadows RadioShack employees tied up in armed robbery: NYPD
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A pair of robbers walked into a RadioShack at a Fresh Meadows shopping center last week, tied up the store’s employees at gunpoint and stole cash and electronics, police said. The robbery happened about 10:25 a.m. on Friday at the store located at 187-12 Horace Harding Expwy., according to authorities. After the suspects entered the RadioShack, one […]

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Girl, 10, dies after collapsing at Queens College soccer camp
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A South Jamaica girl died on Monday after collapsing during a soccer camp at Queens College, according to police. Laura Palma of 97th Avenue was participating in the Flushing camp just before 3:15 p.m. when she said that she wasn’t feeling well. Seconds later, according to published reports, she collapsed and lost consciousness. Officers from […]

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