BREAKING: Son allegedly slashed mother, then himself at Bayside assisted living facility, police say
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BY SUZANNE MONTEVERDI AND ROBERT POZARYCKI A 46-year-old man allegedly slashed his 72-year-old mother in the throat, then apparently did the same to himself at a Bayside assisted living facility on Friday afternoon, police said.   Both are currently undergoing treatment at NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens hospital. The mother is listed in stable condition, while the son is […]

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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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These two sections of Queens will be sprayed Tuesday as city’s war on Zika virus continues
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Pesticide-spraying trucks will once again be making the rounds through two areas of Queens on Tuesday night as the city continues its effort to kill mosquitoes and curb any potential outbreaks of the Zika virus. The spraying is scheduled to take place from 10 p.m. Tuesday night, Aug. 23, to 6 a.m. the following morning […]

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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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Free supplies for teachers, Chick-fil-A coming to Queens and 8 more stories from Queens
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With September quickly approaching, teachers are thinking about back to school shopping and one Long Island City organization is providing supplies for free. In food related news, the first Chick-fil-A in Queens will open on Sept. 1 and the first 100 people in line will win a year’s supply of free food. Dairy Queen is […]

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