Jamaica man who allegedly went on a violent rampage at a mosque and then stripped naked is out on ‘supervised release’
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A Jamaica man accused of beating up men at a Jamaica mosque in what is being investigated as a possible hate crime is out on supervised release. Mike Voyard, 26, of Highland Avenue allegedly walked into the Jamaica Muslim Center at 85-37 168th St. during afternoon prayers at 1 p.m. on April 19 and attacked […]

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Vandals who make hate-filled graffiti in Queens could soon face serious jail time
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Often in Queens, graffiti is more than an eyesore — it’s a symbol of violence and hate. Several state lawmakers now want the vandals responsible to pay a heavy price for such dirty deeds, including lengthy jail terms. The state Senate recently approved legislation (S.849) increasing penalties against convicted graffiti vandals who defaced houses of worship or left […]

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Jackson Heights faces yet another violent anti-gay attack
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A man was robbed and attacked on Wednesday morning by three suspects who hurled anti-gay slurs at him on a Jackson Heights street, police said. The 31-year-old victim, who was reportedly leaving a restaurant at Roosevelt Avenue and 81st Street at 2 a.m., was approached by three men who robbed him and yelled anti-gay remarks […]

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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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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond
Reservoir Dogs

Attend a screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Reservoir Dogs,” learn how to properly prepare a cover letter, take part in an Afrikan dance workshop, attend a yoga class, and do more at these events around Queens! Saturday, Feb. 6 Is running your passion? Head over to Astoria Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, and run like […]

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