UPDATE: Rego Park bank remains closed as prove into safe deposit box thefts continues
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Updated May 24, 5:08 p.m. The Rego Park bank where safe deposit boxes were compromised during a daring burglary over the weekend remains closed as detectives continue to investigate the crime. According to police, the suspect(s) cut a hole into the roof of the Maspeth Federal Savings at 64-19 Woodhaven Blvd. sometime during the weekend. […]

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LIC credit card crook goes on a diamond shopping spree, police say
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Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but not when it compromises the identity of innocent people. Police from Long Island City reported that a 48-year-old male victim had his personal identity stolen on Tuesday, March 29 at around 6:30 p.m. A thief opened up a Zales store card and made multiple purchases. The first incident occurred […]

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Teenager who tried to rape woman in Ridgewood remains at large, cops say
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Police released security camera footage on Monday of a man wanted for trying to rape a 26-year-old woman in Ridgewood earlier this month. According to authorities, the attack occurred at 3 a.m. on May 8 in the area of Seneca Avenue and Harman Street. Law enforcement sources said the perpetrator — described as a black or Hispanic […]

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Man grabs a woman’s groin at a Dunkin’ Donuts in Jackson Heights
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Police are looking for a man who forcibly touched a woman at a Jackson Heights store last week. On May 17, at approximately 4:27 a.m., the suspect entered a Dunkin’ Donuts store at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and 74th Street and approached the 46-year-old victim. He proceeded to grab her groin area over her pants […]

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Could Flushing Meadows Corona Park become the next festival destination? Big players are fighting over it, while city lacks official policy
Photo: official Coachella website

Last year, the organizers of popular California music festival Coachella announced plans to create a similar event at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Their application was denied, but Goldenvoice, the concert arm of AEGLive, expressed their intent to make the event, titled Panorama Festival, a reality in the summer of 2017. Goldenvoice began the conversation with city officials in […]

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