Reputed street gang member says he shot and nearly killed a rival at a Corona nightclub
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A 22-year-old gang-banger admitted in court on Wednesday that he shot a rival at a Corona nightclub last December. Brooklyn resident Jose Sanchez-Ortiz, 22, pleaded guilty to attempted murder before Acting Supreme Court Justice Suzanne Melendez, who scheduled sentencing for September 20. Sanchez-Ortiz faces up to nine years behind bars and five years’ probation, according […]

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Homeless man arrested for stabbing and robbing a pregnant woman at a Corona train station
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A pregnant woman was robbed and stabbed at a Corona train station by a homeless man earlier this week, according to police. The incident occurred at about 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 8 on the mezzanine of the 111th Street station on the 7 line, where the victim was approached by a suspect. Police identified the suspect […]

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Men throw a brick into a shop window to steal a pair of luxury sunglasses in Jackson Heights
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Two burglars threw shade at a Jackson Heights eyeglass store earlier this week by stealing a pair of high-end sunglasses, according to cops. Police said the burglary occurred at 5:40 a.m. on August 2 inside Coco’s Vision Center at 83-06 37th St. According to authorities, the two men broke the storefront window with a brick. One […]

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Here’s where you can celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime in Queens next week
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Support your local police and safer streets by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime that Queens precincts will observe on Tuesday night, Aug. 2. Each precinct across the city will host an evening of fun, free events for the community with the goal of building a stronger relationship with the people they serve […]

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UPDATE: Driver who caused death of a woman and life-threatening injuries of her daughter was arrested
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Updated: July 20, 2016 at 9:44 a.m. The officers of the 106th Precinct in South Ozone Park are investigating a deadly collision that occurred on Friday, July 17, and are on the lookout for the driver who caused it and fled the scene. Police responded to an emergency call on Friday at 5:06 p.m. regarding a collision […]

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