Massage parlor worker offers a ‘hand job’ to an undercover cop and three other arrests in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park
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The NYPD is continuing to keep a tight grip on illegal activities at massage parlors in Queens. Four workers at three locations in Forest Hills, Maspeth and Rego Park were arrested on May 19 in the Queens North Vice Enforcement Unit’s latest undercover sting operation, police reported on Wednesday. Shu Feng Lin, 44, was arrested at her […]

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Ridgewood and Long Island City saw biggest rent increases last month, study says
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Prices for a studio in Ridgewood or two-bedroom apartment in Long Island City have jumped since March, according to a study by real estate firm MNS. The report found that studios in Ridgewood jumped 8.03 percent from $1,713 in March 2016 to $1,850 in April 2016. Meanwhile, two-bedroom apartments in Long Island City rose by 9.91 percent, from $3,697 in March 2016 […]

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UPDATE: Rego Park bank remains closed as probe 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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New commanding officers have taken their posts at 109th and 112th police precincts in Queens
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Two police precincts in Queens have experienced some major changes in leadership over the weekend. Deputy Inspector Thomas Conforti, the head of the 109th Precinct, which serves the neighborhoods of Downtown Flushing, East Flushing, Queensboro Hill, College Point, Malba, Whitestone, Beechhurst and Bay Terrace, was transferred after two years of service and assigned to the Crime Prevention […]

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UPDATE: Queens corrections officer arrested for sexually abusing girlfriend’s 13-year-old child
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Updated May 11, 2:30 p.m. A corrections officer from Queens was arrested for sexually abusing his girlfriend’s 13-year-old child, police said. Robert Bradley, 42, was arrested Tuesday at the 112th Precinct and charged with first-degree attempted rape, first-degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child, according to District Attorney Richard A. Brown’s office. According to a NYPD spokesperson, the crime occurred on […]

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