Detectives looking for clues and car following shooting in Laurelton
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Police released on Thursday an image of the getaway car believed to have been involved in a shooting on a Laurelton Street on Tuesday afternoon. According to authorities, the incident occurred at 3:50 p.m. in front of a location on 140th Avenue off 218th Street. Sources familiar with the investigation stated an unidentified man approached […]

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Katz touts progress across Queens in latest State of Borough address
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

“Only in Queens” was the theme of the State of the Borough address given by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Thursday, and she used that phrase to talk about the good, the bad, and how far we still need to go to achieve her vision for the “World’s Borough.” During her speech at Queens College in Flushing, […]

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Southeast Queens street gang members guilty of murder plots

BY KIRSTEN E. PAULSON Four alleged gang members were convicted yesterday of conspiring to murder two members of a rival gang. Justin Campbell, 19; Dane’e Cato, 23; Jahmarley Jones, 21; and Trevor Lucas, 23, are allegedly part of four affiliated gangs: SNOW, Loyalty Over Everything, Young Bosses and Mobbed Out Bosses, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown. They […]

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Get in shape for free in 2016 with Queens Library!

It’s never been easier to get a great workout, at no cost and in your own neighborhood! Queens Library offers free classes in different disciplines, like Zumba, yoga, aerobics and more, at several community libraries. These classes are geared to customers of all ages and levels of experience, and there are even programs especially designed […]

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Crook tried to steal ATM from Laurelton grocery store: NYPD
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Police are looking for a man wanted for the attempted theft of an entire ATM machine in a Laurelton meat market. The unidentified man entered Merrick Meat Farms at 234-21 Merrick Boulevard through a back door at 1:40 a.m. on Dec. 18, according to authoritites. After unsuccessfully attempting to remove an ATM from the location, […]

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