PHOTOS: Queens honors veterans at Memorial Day parades
College Point (Josef Pinlac)

American pride was on full display across Queens this past weekend, as communities commemorated Memorial Day with a number of parades and vigils that brought out big crowds of spectators. Sunny skies greeted parade-goers on Sunday in College Point, Forest Hills and Maspeth, where residents enjoyed marches featuring bands, service personnel, community groups, elected officials, […]

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UPDATE: Howard Beach Dunkin’ Donuts robber also linked to two other heists in Flushing and Forest Hills
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UPDATED May 27, 9:35 a.m. This robber ran on Dunkin’ — and Carvel ice cream, too. A knife-wielding robber who held up a Dunkin’ Donuts shop in Howard Beach on Wednesday night hit two other eateries in Queens earlier this month, according to police. The most recent stickup occurred at 11:55 p.m. on May 25 inside the […]

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Attorney from Howard Beach stole $600K from the estate of a dead judge, prosecutors say
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A lawyer from Howard Beach found himself in handcuffs this week after being indicted for allegedly stealing nearly $600,000 from the estate of a late civil court judge, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. Frank Racano, 54, is accused of milking approximately $587,160.46 left behind by Civil Court Judge John L. Phillips Jr., a Brooklyn resident who died […]

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UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
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Updated 2:30 p.m., May 12 Councilman Eric Ulrich is apparently looking to relocate to Gracie Mansion. The 31-year-old Republican lawmaker who represents much of southwest Queens and the Rockaways filed paperwork on Wednesday with the Board of Elections to explore a possible run for mayor next year, according to the Daily News. “It’s too soon to […]

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Cops and city agency crack down on illegal parking along Nassau Expressway near JFK Airport
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Some might call it a parking lot during rush-hour traffic, but the Nassau Expressway has become a literal stopover for taxi drivers en route to John F. Kennedy Airport. Last week, the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decided to do something about it, and told the vehicles’ owners to “move along.” Officers from […]

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