Jackson Heights man fatally beaten in possible hate crime, law enforcement sources say
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A Jackson Heights man died of injuries he sustained after a group of men viciously beat him at a neighborhood intersection on Sunday morning, according to police. Sources familiar with the incident indicated the assault may have been “gay-related” and an investigation is underway to determine if it was a bias crime. Police said the victim — […]

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Three illegal squatters in Woodside are responsible for a string of nighttime robberies, cops say
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Squatters living in a vacant Woodside home are responsible for five robberies across three different precincts, according to police. The three men broke into and occupied a home in the vicinity of 61st Street and Roosevelt Avenue and walked along the Roosevelt Avenue corridor at night to steal phones and “prey on people in the middle of the night […]

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Cops issue 83 summonses and confiscate 6 motorcycles in a huge Queens-wide crackdown
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Officers from several Queens precincts handed out 83 summonses and confiscated six motorcycles for violations ranging from unlicensed operators to drivers going the wrong way down a one-way street. Motorcyclists are required to register their bikes with the city every year and registration expires this month, which is why the NYPD conducts the operation at this time. […]

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Cops punched and chipped tooth of Queens man who allegedly kicked a cat — then detained him without food or water
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A Corona man is suing the city and the NYPD after he was thrown to the ground and assaulted by police officers who claimed the man kicked a cat. Elvis Gomez was standing near a barbershop on 104th Street in Corona last July when a cat brushed up against his leg. Gomez, who is allergic to […]

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Girl pushed onto tracks of oncoming 7 train talks about the incident
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The 15-year-old girl who was pushed in Corona onto the tracks of an approaching 7 train said she was “lucky” to have survived. Xinyi Huang told the Daily News about her experience. She was standing at the 103 Street-Corona Plaza station on March 5 when 38-year-old George Pautt pushed her. Huang managed to position herself against the […]

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