Here’s how Queens cops fought crime borough-wide in 2015
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The “World’s Borough” was a safer place in 2015, according to the New York Police Department. The NYPD has released the 2015 crime totals for the seven major index crimes. Overall index crime in New York City fell by 1.7 percent when compared to 2014, and crime since January 2014 has decreased 5.8 percent overall. […]

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Glendale man charged with leading Queens-based heroin ring
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A Glendale man was identified as the alleged ringleader of a lucrative heroin trafficking ring that operated in Queens, Brooklyn and Long Island, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson. Mohamed Chaaibi, 27, of Glendale, allegedly supplied numerous quantities of heroin and coordinated all the transactions by taking calls from buyers and sending couriers to prearranged […]

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St. Francis Prep HS students evacuated after suspicious call
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It’s every parent’s worst nightmare, but at least the kids are okay. St. Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows went into lockdown and was subsequently evacuated Tuesday afternoon after the office received a suspicious phone call. Although details of the call have yet to be confirmed, multiple students and staffers said that the caller had delivered […]

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PHOTOS: Fallen officer saluted with street renaming in Queens Village
Photos by Robert Stridiron

Family members and former colleagues of a police officer fatally shot earlier this year in the line of duty in Queens Village offered one more tribute to him on Friday morning. The intersection of 222nd Street and 92nd Road, adjacent to the 105th Precinct’s Queens Village stationhouse, was renamed Det. Brian Moore Way, honoring the […]

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Six-year-old ‘pint-sized hero’ calls 911 after mother falls: NYPD
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A Queens little girl is the pride of her family after a heroic episode early Monday morning in the 112th Precinct, according to NYPD. Six-year-old Sarah Mentouzi rushed to dial 911 after discovering her mother on the floor of their bathroom after falling down and hitting her head. With her father working an overnight shift […]

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