An Ozone Park man gets 66 years in prison for shooting an off-duty cop in Jamaica
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An Ozone Park man could spend more than six decades behind bars for shooting an off-duty police officer who responded to a domestic violence incident in Jamaica nearly three years ago. Jose L. Bernazard, 42, a former resident of 88th Street in Ozone Park, received the lengthy sentence on Thursday for the Father’s Day 2013 shooting of […]

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New MTA buses featuring USB charging posts and free Wi-Fi will arrive to Queens on Tuesday
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A ride around the city costs more than ever before, but at least passengers can enjoy some new eye candy coming soon. Starting on Tuesday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will premiere its fresh fleet of refined buses. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the MTA will begin to present their first set of 75 new buses […]

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UPDATE: Cops still looking for the drive-by shooters who killed rapper Chinx in Briarwood
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UPDATED 12:45 p.m. May 17, 2016 One year later, the suspects responsible for the drive-by shooting in Briarwood last year that took the life of an up-and-coming rap star remain at large. Police repeated an appeal for tips on Tuesday, which marked the one-year anniversary of the May 17, 2015, murder of Lionel Pickens, 31, of Ozone […]

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UPDATE: Queens Councilman Ulrich forms committee to explore run for mayor in 2017
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Updated 2:30 p.m., May 12 Councilman Eric Ulrich is apparently looking to relocate to Gracie Mansion. The 31-year-old Republican lawmaker who represents much of southwest Queens and the Rockaways filed paperwork on Wednesday with the Board of Elections to explore a possible run for mayor next year, according to the Daily News. “It’s too soon to […]

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Cops and city agency crack down on illegal parking along Nassau Expressway near JFK Airport
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Some might call it a parking lot during rush-hour traffic, but the Nassau Expressway has become a literal stopover for taxi drivers en route to John F. Kennedy Airport. Last week, the NYPD and the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) decided to do something about it, and told the vehicles’ owners to “move along.” Officers from […]

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