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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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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