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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Driver killed after his car falls off the Whitestone Expressway following crash, cops say
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There was yet another major accident on the Whitestone Expressway on Wednesday morning, as a 32-year-old man was killed when his car fell off the elevated roadway in Flushing, police reported. Authorities said the accident occurred at 11:41 a.m. on the expressway’s northbound lanes near Astoria Boulevard. According to police, the 32-year-old male driver — Kevin Tamasar […]

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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 should have a satellite office to better patrol Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, officials say
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The fourth largest public park in New York City and the police officers who patrol it deserve modern facilities, according to elected officials and residents. State Senator Jose Peralta, Congressman Joseph Crowley and Assemblyman Francisco Moya stood in front of the 110th Precinct stationhouse in Elmhurst on Thursday and called on the NYPD to create […]

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NYPD touts 2015 as year of success for Queens North precincts
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice

There was a sea of blue at Terrace on the Park on Tuesday morning, as officers from northern Queens precincts heard a report from the Patrol Borough Queens North commander about overall crime last year and plans to keep crime down in 2016. Assistant Chief Diana Pizzuti presented the SATCOM Queens North Year-End Review and 2016 […]

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