Late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a proud son of Elmhurst
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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who died suddenly on a Texas ranch on Saturday at the age of 79, was a proud child of Queens. Scalia was born in Trenton N.J., but the family later relocated to Elmhurst. The graduate of P.S. 13 would go on to serve on the Supreme Court for nearly 30 […]

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Hate crime charges for Flushing man who targeted & beat Chinese women

A Flushing man is behind bars on high bail for allegedly assaulting and robbing two Chinese women in Flushing that were motivated by hate, according to prosecutors. Key S. Lee, 34, of Hawthorne Avenue was arrested soon after he mugged a woman on Wednesday as she walked toward the apartment building where she lives. Authorities […]

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Educator at East Elmhurst mosque sexually abused girl: DA
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An after-school instructor at an East Elmhurst mosque was arraigned Wednesday night on charges that he allegedly molested a 9-year-old girl, prosecutors announced. Mohammed Rana, 46, allegedly abused the victim on two occasions between Nov. 30, 2015 and Jan. 28, 2016, while she attended the after-school religious program at the Masjid Abu Huraira Mosque located […]

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East Elmhurst man pleaded guilty after Best Buy found child porn on his computer
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A visit to a local Best Buy for a computer repair led to the downfall of an East Elmhurst man who admitted in court on Wednesday to downloading child pornography. Michael Murray, 63, plead guilty to promoting a sexual performance by a child after police confirmed that he had hundreds of pornographic photos on his laptop, according to District […]

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Brothers sent to prison for pimping out woman at Woodside hotel

Two brothers were sentenced to jail time after they pleaded guilty on sex trafficking and promoting prostitution charges for forcing a 25-year-old woman who was “sold” to them for $200 to have sex with numerous men for money, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. Brown identified the defendants as Evan Hernandez, 25, of Corona, and Richard […]

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