Ozone Park imam’s alleged killer has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge
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A grand jury handed down on Monday a first-degree murder charge for a Brooklyn man accused of executing an Ozone Park imam and his assistant on a neighborhood street earlier this month. Oscar Morel, 35, was arrested on Aug. 15 for fatally shooting Imam Maulana Akonjee and Thara Uddin on the afternoon of Aug. 13 as […]

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First-degree murder charges for Brooklyn man accused of executing an Ozone Park imam & assistant
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A Brooklyn man is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday for arraignment on charges that he shot and killed an Ozone Park imam and his assistant on Saturday afternoon. Oscar Morel, 35, of East New York was escorted out of the 107th Precinct‘s Flushing stationhouse (which also serves as headquarters of NYPD Patrol Borough […]

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Glendale man dies in hit-and-run accident in Brooklyn
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Police identified a man from Glendale as one of the victims in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the Cypress Hills section of Brooklyn early Monday morning. Delman Maldonado, 41, of Myrtle Avenue in Glendale was one of two victims — the other is Israel Turcios, 56, of Ridgewood Avenue, Brooklyn — who lost their lives […]

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22-year-old man was struck by a car, then dragged for a block by another car in a crazy hit-and-run in Rego Park
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A 22-year-old man was hit by a car — whose driver fled the scene — in Rego Park early Friday morning and was then dragged about a block further down the road by another car, police said. According to police, the victim was riding his bike when he was hit at the intersection of Dry […]

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Criminals and car crashes highlight this week’s top stories from Queens
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It seems that the warmer weather brought out the criminals this week in Queens, as seven of the top 10 stories from the week involved crimes or car crashes. The Orlando shooter who committed the worst mass shooting in the country’s history was born in New Hyde Park. A man from Glendale was killed when […]

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