Justice prevails for autistic children who were forced to sit on overheated school buses
Photo courtesy of Public Advocate Letitia James office

Justice was served for two autistic children who endured sweltering conditions on their school buses, after a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education (DOE) concluded on Monday. The lawsuit was originally filed by Public Advocate Letitia James in August 2015, due to the DOE’s failure to provide sufficient air conditioning on school buses […]

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Whitestone creepy teacher, subway stations and trains are getting new designs, and 8 other Queens stories
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Dear readers, it has been a long week and we are sad to report that school may not be as safe as it seems. One dirty teacher who worked at a public high school in the Bronx tried to have sex with minors. On the brighter side, you can enjoy a sneak peek of the new […]

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ was shot all around Queens including Jackson Heights, Kew Gardens and LIC
Photos courtesy of HBO/Craig Blankenhorn

By looking closely at the setting of HBO’s latest crime drama, “The Night Of,” Queens residents may see some familiar places. The eight-part series follows Naz, a shy Pakistani-American college student, who after a one-night stand with a stranger in her home, wakes up to find her stabbed to death.   Created by Richard Price and Steven […]

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Queens police precinct uses ‘predictive policing’ method to historically lower crime
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Queens’ 102nd Precinct has seen an impressive drop in crime over the last year, thanks to the success of the commanding officer’s “predictive policing” method. Officers from the 102nd Precinct patrol the neighborhoods of Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, the northern part of Ozone Park and all of Forest Park, and have […]

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Cops looking for shooter who killed a 23-year-old man across from his home in Richmond Hill
Photo: Mark Mellone

Detectives are searching for the gunman who fatally shot a 23-year-old man across the street from the victim’s home in Richmond Hill early Friday morning. According to police, the murder occurred at 12:14 a.m. on July 15 in front of a residence on 114th Street between 107th and 109th avenues. Law enforcement sources said the victim, Raaid […]

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