Elderly bicyclist from Flushing is fatally struck by car while riding through Bayside, cops say
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An elderly Flushing man was struck and killed by a car while riding his bicycle along Northern Boulevard in Bayside on Wednesday morning, police reported. Michael Schenkman, 78, was fatally struck near the corner of 223rd Street and Northern Boulevard at about 6:30 a.m. on Wednesday. According to authorities, a black Chevrolet Impala operated by a 25-year-old […]

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UPDATE: Cops catch alleged burglar who stole a fortune from a popular Bayside cafe
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Police have arrested a Bayside man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a neighborhood cafe earlier this month. Law enforcement sources said Alberto Caballero, 38, of 194th Street allegedly took advantage of an open door and an insecure safe at The Oasis Cafe located at 196-30 Northern Blvd. at 3:25 a.m. on the morning of Aug. 11. According […]

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Homeless man arrested for stabbing and robbing a pregnant woman at a Corona train station
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A pregnant woman was robbed and stabbed at a Corona train station by a homeless man earlier this week, according to police. The incident occurred at about 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 8 on the mezzanine of the 111th Street station on the 7 line, where the victim was approached by a suspect. Police identified the suspect […]

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Here’s where you can celebrate the National Night Out Against Crime in Queens next week
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Support your local police and safer streets by participating in the National Night Out Against Crime that Queens precincts will observe on Tuesday night, Aug. 2. Each precinct across the city will host an evening of fun, free events for the community with the goal of building a stronger relationship with the people they serve […]

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BREAKING: A stolen car bursts into flames after a high speed police pursuit in Bayside
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A high-speed pursuit involving an alleged car thief and two police officers came to a fiery end near a fast food restaurant on Northern Boulevard in Bayside on Wednesday afternoon. The chase ended at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, when the suspect’s car collided with a vehicle belonging to victim Thomas Smith near the Burger King parking lot located […]

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