MTA is ‘punishing’ Woodhaven for its opposition to Select Bus plan, says one local lawmaker
Photo: Domenick Rafter/QNS

Select Bus Service still tops the list of concerns for Woodhaven residents, and one elected official thinks the neighborhood’s opposition is leading City Hall to “discriminate” against the community. Though the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting last Saturday at the Emanuel Church of Christ was more lightly attended than most of the group’s other meetings, the […]

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First-degree murder charges for Brooklyn man accused of executing an Ozone Park imam & assistant
Photo courtesy of New York Daily News/Bryan Pace

A Brooklyn man is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday for arraignment on charges that he shot and killed an Ozone Park imam and his assistant on Saturday afternoon. Oscar Morel, 35, of East New York was escorted out of the 107th Precinct‘s Flushing stationhouse (which also serves as headquarters of NYPD Patrol Borough […]

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Armed robber holds up six cellphone stores across Queens and Brooklyn, cops say
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Cops have linked a pair of recent robberies — one in Richmond Hill and one in Jamaica — to a citywide robbery pattern that includes four other locations across Queens and Brooklyn over the last month. All of the locations targeted by the suspect — described as a black male, approximately 35 years old, 5 […]

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Cops cuff two men for shooting four patrons outside a Richmond Hill hookah lounge
Photo via Facebook/Robert Stridiron

Detectives slapped the cuffs on two men for allegedly shooting four individuals following a dispute outside a hookah lounge in Richmond Hill early Saturday morning, according to police. Law enforcement sources said Andre Soler, 31, of 88th Avenue in Richmond Hill and Donald Jones, 27, of Bergen Street in Brooklyn participated in the shooting that […]

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UPDATE: Cops are questioning a suspect in the execution of Ozone Park imam and assistant
Photos: Robert Stridiron/QNS, with inset courtesy of NYPD

Detectives are now questioning a person of interest in connection with the cold-blooded shooting of two prominent members of an Ozone Park mosque on Saturday afternoon. The NYPD confirmed reports published on Monday morning that a suspect is being questioned, but that individual has yet to be charged with a crime.   The person of […]

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