Man with shirt wrapped around his head tries to rob Astoria woman in her apartment
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Police are looking for a man who followed an Astoria woman into her home on Tuesday and attempted to push himself into her apartment. At 1:15 a.m. on May 3, the suspect followed the 21-year-old woman into the lobby of her apartment at Broadway and 36th Street and started to push himself into her home. He was […]

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Sleeping E train rider awoken by a slap and a knife in his face in Richmond Hill
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Police are searching for a man wanted for threatening a train rider with a knife before fleeing the train in Richmond Hill. According to police, the 46-year-old male victim was asleep on a Jamaica Center-bound E train at 7:40 a.m. on Monday, May 2, when he was awoken by an unknown man who slapped him […]

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Four more ‘johns’ get locked up in the NYPD’s latest prostitution sting in Ridgewood
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These guys keep falling for the same “losing proposition.” Four men looking for a good time on a discount were busted last weekend in the 104th Precinct’s latest prostitution bust in Ridgewood near the Brooklyn/Queens border, police announced on Monday night. According to authorities, the arrests were made between 8 and 10 p.m. on Friday, April 29, […]

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Astoria park plagued with drug paraphernalia and used condoms will now be locked at night
Photo courtesy of Councilman Costa Constantinides

An Astoria park long known for being a nighttime hangout spot will now be locked every night to discourage trespassers. Councilman Costa Constantinides, Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas and state Senator Michael Gianaris announced on Monday that Park Enforcement Patrol (PEP) officers would now lock the gates of Sean’s Place every night and open them every morning. Though the […]

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Motorcyclist dies after crashing his ride on the Belt Parkway in Howard Beach
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Police are investigating a deadly accident on the Belt Parkway in Howard Beach on Monday morning that claimed the life of a 22-year-old male motorcyclist. The victim, whose identity was withheld by police pending family notification, was riding eastbound on the Belt Parkway near Exit 17 (Cross Bay Boulevard) at 10:35 a.m. on May 2 […]

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