Community leaders call for a special prosecutor to probe a deadly police-involved shooting in South Ozone Park
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Less than a week after a man was fatally shot by police following a pursuit in South Ozone Park, the man’s family and a local lawmaker called for a special prosecutor to investigate the incident. State Senator James Sanders joined with family and friends of George Tillman, who was gunned down by NYPD officers in South […]

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Here’s how Queens voted in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary
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The front-runners won over voters across Queens in Tuesday’s New York presidential primary. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory in Queens over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, gaining more than 61 percent of the vote. Queens Republicans, meanwhile, turned out in droves to vote for billionaire celebrity Donald […]

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One man is dead after a South Ozone Park police-involved shooting, cops say
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An allegedly armed suspect was fatally shot by police following a pursuit in South Ozone Park early Sunday morning, authorities said. According to authorities, two plain-clothed officers were driving an unmarked police car southbound on 135th Street at 1:33 a.m. Sunday morning when they approached a double-parked SUV with a man standing next to it holding […]

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1,000 new slot machines are on the way to Resorts World Casino in South Ozone Park
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Resorts World Casino New York City will soon get a thousand additional slot machines under the state budget deal brokered last week. The South Ozone Park casino, located in the former grandstand of Aqueduct Racetrack, already has 5,000 video lottery terminal (VLT) machines in place, making it one of the most profitable gaming establishments in […]

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Queens neighborhoods have the worst commute of all NYC, study shows
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It turns out that Rockaway residents suffer through the longest average daily commute of all New York City neighborhoods. Rockaway residents commute for 53 minutes every day, which is 27 minutes longer than the national average. Rockaway is closely followed by Queens neighborhoods of Jamaica where residents commute for 51 minutes and Bellerose/Rosedale with 47-minute […]

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