VIDEO: Police seek gunman who held up a grocery store in College Point
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Police released security camera footage of a man as he robbed a grocery store in College Point on Sunday night. The robbery occurred at 10:30 p.m. on April 24 inside the VDK Grocery Store at 14-42 College Point Blvd. According to authorities, the suspect, described as a black male standing 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighing 150 […]

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Whitestone elderly residents are frequent targets of new over-the-phone scam
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Over-the-phone scammers are taking their schemes to the next level with a new tactic that is targeting elderly Whitestone residents. Deputy Inspector Thomas J.  Conforti, commanding officer of the 109th Precinct, alerted the public about the scam during the We Love Whitestone town hall meeting on Wednesday night. Reportedly, two neighborhood seniors were recent victims of the new scheme. According to […]

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Bandit bashes an elderly woman with a tire iron during a robbery in a Whitestone driveway
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Detectives continue to search for the tire iron-wielding bandit who robbed and assaulted a 77-year-old woman in the driveway of her Whitestone home on Friday morning, authorities said. According to police, the robbery occurred at about 10:30 a.m. on April 15 in the vicinity of Cryders Lane and 157th Street. Law enforcement sources said the victim pulled […]

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Cops find gun and marijuana stash after arresting the suspect in two Flushing stabbings
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Guns, knives and a marijuana stash were recovered from a College Point location on Tuesday morning where police apprehended the suspect behind two violent attempted murders in Flushing, it was reported. Franklin Villanueva, 24, was taken into custody by the Queens Warrant Squad at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday morning at a location on 130th Street near 15th Avenue […]

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NYPD should split the 105th Precinct to better serve southeast Queens, lawmakers say
The 105th Precinct headquarters in Queens Village is quite a distance from many area residents

Two Queens politicians are looking to ease the burden of police officers. Councilmen Barry Grodenchik and Donovan Richards introduced a resolution calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton to split the 105th Precinct into two standalone commands. The 105th Precinct covers most of the area along the Queens-Nassau border, running from […]

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