Police seek man who grabbed woman’s butt on 7 train
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Police are asking for the public assistance in locating a man who groped a woman on a 7 train earlier this week. On Feb. 1 at about 8:20 a.m., police said, the suspect grabbed a 27-year-old woman’s butt on a moving 7 train. When the victim confronted the suspect, he fled off of the train onto […]

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LIC to receive nearly $40 million for street upgrades
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Long Island City streets will receive major upgrades as a part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative, city officials formally announced at a Monday press conference. A large swath of streets, many of which have not been reconstructed since the early 20th century, will be upgraded to enhance transportation safety, especially in a neighborhood […]

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Best parties and places in Queens to see the Big Game on Sunday, Feb. 7

The Big Game between Denver and Carolina is just around the corner, and as with the previous 49 football end-of-the-season matchups, it’s sure to elicit its fair share of excitement and controversy. And that’ll be just from the commercials! Historically, it’s also one of the biggest party days of the year, and the “World’s Borough” […]

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Grinch tried destroying Christmas lights at Woodside church: NYPD
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Police are looking for a man who entered Corpus Christi Church in Woodside and doused a Christmas flood light switch in water on Christmas Eve. The suspect entered the church’s utility room, located at 31-30 61st St., on Dec. 24, 2015, at about 7:50 a.m., police said. After removing the circuit breaker, the suspect took a […]

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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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