Hate crime charges for Flushing man who targeted & beat Chinese women

A Flushing man is behind bars on high bail for allegedly assaulting and robbing two Chinese women in Flushing that were motivated by hate, according to prosecutors. Key S. Lee, 34, of Hawthorne Avenue was arrested soon after he mugged a woman on Wednesday as she walked toward the apartment building where she lives. Authorities […]

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Whitestone and College Point to receive huge influx of new police officers
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

Northeast Queens is about to get more blue. The 109th Precinct is set to receive a huge influx of officers as part of a new community policing program to increase the number of “beat cops” in Flushing, Whitestone, College Point and the surrounding neighborhoods. The initiative will increase the ranks of officers in the 109th Precinct […]

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Supercops at 109th Precinct stopped Whitestone carjackers and suicidal man
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

City Councilman Paul Vallone and the 109th Precinct honored three police officers on Wednesday for their outstanding efforts in resolving a violent carjacking and a suicide attempt in two separate incidents. Officers Richard Danese, Jared Delaney and Evangelos Galatas were named the “Cops of the Month” at the precinct, which covers northeast Queens neighborhoods including Whitestone, College Point […]

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7 astonishing events to celebrate Lunar New Year in Queens
The Courier/Photo by Dominic Totino Photography

With everyone talking about the first Lunar New Year recognized in the city’s public school calendar, many are wondering where to go this week to celebrate the holiday and the arrival of the Year of the Monkey. Here’s a short roundup of places holding events to honor the Lunar New Year in Queens this month: 1. Lunar […]

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Have you seen this creep who fondled a woman on a Flushing street?
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD

Police want to talk to the man shown in a picture released Thursday night who allegedly copped a feel from a woman on a Flushing street in December 2015. The incident occurred at 8 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2015, when the perpetrator– described as a Hispanic male standing 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing between 160 […]

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