Woman bites, scratches F train rider after being asked to move bag: NYPD
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A dispute over a seat on a Queens F train during the morning rush hour last week resulted in a violent outburst from one straphanger, police said.

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Men rescued after jumping into East River in Long Island City  
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Three men ended up in the East River off of Long Island City Monday night after one of the men jumped into the water to try and save the other two, police said. On a challenge the pair leaped into the East River, but one of the men apparently didn’t know how to swim and both […]

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Man wanted in non-fatal LIC shooting
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Police are looking for a 33-year-old man they say shot three people in March at the NYCHA Queensbridge South Houses in Long Island City. On Sunday, March 23 Shalarmel Nieves left a party he was attending near 41-16 12th St. at 1:35 a.m. and a short time later came back and began shooting at a group […]

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Probe continues into fatal Astoria crash as loved ones mourn victims
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Police are continuing the investigation into an accident that killed four friends after their car plunged into an Astoria creek as one politician calls for a review of safety measures on roads leading to the water. A Honda Accord carrying four passengers and a driver was traveling on 19th Avenue near 37th Street about 10:40 […]

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Four dead after car plunges into Astoria creek
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Updated 2:30 p.m. Four people are dead after their car went into an Astoria creek Friday night, according to the NYPD. A Honda Accord, driven by a 20-year-old man, was traveling on 19th Avenue near 37th Street about 10:40 p.m. when it hit the curb and rolled over into Steinway Creek, police said. The driver […]

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