DEVELOPING: Son charged with fatally beating father in Flushing dispute
Photos by Robert Stridiron

Updated 1:30 p.m. Police charged a 19-year-old man with fatally beating his father during an argument inside their Flushing home on Friday night. Dimitrios Safetis was booked on manslaughter, assault and weapons possession charges in the death of his father, 57-year-old Ioannis Safetis, inside their home on 190th Street near Utopia Parkway in the Auburndale […]

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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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Have you seen this Bayside bank robber?
Photo courtesy of NYPD

Detectives are looking for a man who used a verbal threat to obtain cash from a Bayside bank during a robbery Tuesday afternoon. The heist occurred at 5:46 p.m. inside the Chase bank at 61-03 Springfield Blvd. in the Oakland Gardens section of the neighborhood. According to police, the perpetrator walked up to the counter and demanded […]

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Burglars get big bucks at popular Bayside eatery Bourbon Street: NYPD
Photo: Katarina Hybenova

Some acrobatic thieves managed to break in through the roof of a Bayside restaurant on Saturday and stole thousands of dollars, police said. According to authorities, the Bourbon Street restaurant located on Bell Boulevard was burglarized at about 5 a.m. on Saturday. Cops said that the suspects used a fire escape on the back of the building to […]

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This guy may have stolen your personal info from Bayside ATM
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Detectives are looking for a man who allegedly attached a skimming device onto an ATM in the lobby of a Bayside bank last fall. The crook allegedly attached the skimmer at the Atlantic Bank branch located at 41-11 Bell Blvd. at about 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 23, before the branch opened that morning. According to […]

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